This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Small-Cap Winners & Losers: Verasun Energy

Small-cap stocks were experiencing mixed trading alongside the broader markets early Friday. The Russell 2000 was falling .05% to 696.31 while the S&P SmallCap 600 was gaining .13%, at 365.02.

Rocketing higher was Verasun Energy (VSE), taking gains of 18.8 to $6.00. The Brookings, S.D.-based ethanol producer was upgraded to buy from neutral by Swiss bank UBS (UBS). (OSTK - Get Report) was taking a beating in early trading action Friday, lowering 28.8% to $19.70. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based online discount retailer reported losses for the second quarter of $6.5 million, or 28 cents per share. This was a vast improvement year-over-year which Overstock reported losses of $13.8 million, or 58 cents a share.

One lighter than normal volume, Cubic (CUB - Get Report) was edging 6.6% higher to $25.86 in today's market action. The San Diego, Calif.-based manufacturer of defense electronics and transportation fare collection systems was upgraded by BB&T Capital markets to buy from hold.

Announcing it has priced a public offering of approximately 11.2 million shares of its common stock, Microvision (MVIS - Get Report) was dropping 20.67% to $2.38 Friday. The Redmond, Wash.-based technology company specializes in developing miniature display and imaging engines.

SemGroup Energy (SGLP) fell 20.1% to $2.21 early Friday. The Tulsa, Okla.-based provider of storage, gathering and transportation services for crude oil producers announced today it is having liquidity issues. SemGroup said it is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
This article was written by a staff member of

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
CUB $42.06 -2.00%
MVIS $2.14 8.90%
OSTK $14.97 -4.34%
AAPL $95.03 -2.90%
FB $116.73 7.20%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,830.76 -210.79 -1.17%
S&P 500 2,075.81 -19.34 -0.92%
NASDAQ 4,805.2910 -57.85 -1.19%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs