Stocks of Note for Sep-18 Morning

These stocks are making interesting moves on high volume.

Active Stocks Moving Up Today

Check-Cap Ltd (CHEK) < (CHEK) is currently trading at $2.80 + 0.21 (8.11%). Check-Cap Ltd (CHEK) < is -11.38% for the past 30 days, -- year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

Check-Cap Ltdu00A0isu00A0a clinical stage medical diagnostics company engaged in the development of an ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for CRC screening.

American Income Life Ins Co (AINC) < (AINC) is currently trading at $74.01 + 9.06 (13.95%). American Income Life Ins Co (AINC) < is -1.64% for the past 30 days, -21.27% year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

Ashford Incu00A0provides asset management and external advisory services to other entities within the hospitality industry.

Empire Resources Inc. (ERS) < (ERS) is currently trading at $3.70 + 0.47 (14.55%). Empire Resources Inc. (ERS) < is +31.23% for the past 30 days, -20.43% year-to-date, and -31.38% over the last 12 months.

Empire Resources Inc is engaged in the purchase, sale and distribution of semi-finished aluminum and steel products to customer base located in the Americas, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc (HTGM) < (HTGM) is currently trading at $12.13 + 0.84 (7.44%). HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc (HTGM) < is +120.23% for the past 30 days, -- year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics Incu00A0is a commercial stage company. It develops & markets a novel technology platform to facilitate the routine use of complex molecular profiling. Its products include HTG Edge system, HTG EdgeSeq and HTG Edge FGFR.

Macrocure Ltd. (MCUR) < (MCUR) is currently trading at $3.74 + 0.26 (7.47%). Macrocure Ltd. (MCUR) < is -71.28% for the past 30 days, -48.77% year-to-date, and -54.05% over the last 12 months.

Macrocure Ltd is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing and commercializing novel cell therapy products to address unmet needs in the treatment of chronic and other hard-to-heal wounds.

ChemoCentryx Inc. (CCXI) < (CCXI) is currently trading at $6.79 + 0.655 (10.69%). ChemoCentryx Inc. (CCXI) < is -4.77% for the past 30 days, -0.66% year-to-date, and +32.05% over the last 12 months.

Chemocentryx Inc is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing orally-administered therapeutics to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer.

Pro-Dex Inc. (CO) (PDEX) < (PDEX) is currently trading at $2.68 + 0.3148 (13.30%). Pro-Dex Inc. (CO) (PDEX) < is +16.06% for the past 30 days, +8.57% year-to-date, and +23.45% over the last 12 months.

Pro-Dex Inc with operations in Irvine, California and Beaverton, Oregon, designs and produces powered surgical and dental instruments and motion control products used in the medical, factory automation and scientific research industries.

Versartis Inc (VSAR) < (VSAR) is currently trading at $12.32 + 1.34 (12.21%). Versartis Inc (VSAR) < is -20.97% for the past 30 days, -45.12% year-to-date, and -44.48% over the last 12 months.

Versartis Inc is a development stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic proteins for the treatment of metabolic diseases and endocrine disorders.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (VBLT) < (VBLT) is currently trading at $6.61 + 1.25 (23.32%). Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (VBLT) < is +30.35% for the past 30 days, +11.84% year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd is a clinical-stage bio-pharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class treatments for cancer and immune-inflammatory diseases.

TRACON Pharmaceuticals Inc (TCON) < (TCON) is currently trading at $15.99 + 4.26 (36.32%). TRACON Pharmaceuticals Inc (TCON) < is +43.54% for the past 30 days, -- year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

TRACON Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of novel targeted therapeutics for cancer, age-related macular degeneration and fibrotic diseases.

Active Stocks Moving Down Today

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc (EGLE) < (EGLE) is currently trading at $6.71 – 0.97 (12.63%). Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc (EGLE) < is +4.21% for the past 30 days, -54.26% year-to-date, and -92.10% over the last 12 months.

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc is engaged in the ocean transportation of cargoes, including iron ores, coal, grains, cement and fertilizers along international shipping routes.

Broadwind Energy Inc. (BWEN) < (BWEN) is currently trading at $2.81 – 0.448 (13.74%). Broadwind Energy Inc. (BWEN) < is -22.10% for the past 30 days, -47.83% year-to-date, and -67.14% over the last 12 months.

Broadwind Energy Incu00A0provides technologically value products and services to energy, mining and infrastructure sector customers in the U.S. Itu00A0provides products & services to turbine manufacturers and wind farm developers & operators.

Eclipse Resources Corp (ECR) < (ECR) is currently trading at $3.19 – 0.29 (8.33%). Eclipse Resources Corp (ECR) < is -27.12% for the past 30 days, -54.62% year-to-date, and -81.37% over the last 12 months.

Eclipse Resources Corp is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin.

Sientra Inc (SIEN) < (SIEN) is currently trading at $21.05 – 2.15 (9.27%). Sientra Inc (SIEN) < is -13.39% for the past 30 days, +25.37% year-to-date, and -- over the last 12 months.

Sientra Inc is a medical aesthetics company. The Company serves board-certified plastic surgeons and offers a portfolio of silicone shaped and round breast implants, tissue expanders, and body contouring products.

Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) < (BCEI) is currently trading at $6.33 – 0.58 (8.39%). Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) < is -11.71% for the past 30 days, -73.63% year-to-date, and -89.38% over the last 12 months.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc is an independent energy company. The Company is engaged in acquisition, exploration, development & production of onshore oil & natural gas in U.S. Its operations are focused in Rocky Mountain.

La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) < (LQ) is currently trading at $16.22 – 2.75 (14.50%). La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ) < is -19.96% for the past 30 days, -26.47% year-to-date, and -18.75% over the last 12 months.

La Quinta Holdings Inc is an owner, operator & franchisor of select-service hotels primarily serving the midscale & upper-midscale segments. Its portfolio includes approximately 867 hotels in the U.S. states, as well as in Canada and Mexico.

Parsley Energy Inc (PE) < (PE) is currently trading at $14.96 – 1.58 (9.55%). Parsley Energy Inc (PE) < is -7.12% for the past 30 days, -6.27% year-to-date, and -28.52% over the last 12 months.

Parsley Energy Inc is an independent oil & natural gas company. The Company is engaged in acquisition, development & exploitation of unconventional oil & natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin.

Alex Fredricks

Alex Fredricks

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