Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data.

It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest movers in percentage terms.

The market opens at 10am (eastern time) and the data is taken at 10:15am, once every ASX stock has commenced trading.

Stocks highlighted in yellow have made market-moving announcements (click headings to sort).

 

Code Company Price % Volume
XPE Xped Limited 0.003 50 16505000
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 33 1896001
KEY KEY Petroleum 0.005 25 750000
XST Xstate Resources 0.005 25 1506999
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.042 24 4963974
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.175 21 500
ADX ADX Energy Ltd 0.006 20 91666
ALT Analytica Limited 0.003 20 350000
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.006 20 100000
HGH Heartland Group 1.56 18 448

While markets did rise this morning, very few stocks had announcements. But one was biotech Analytica (ASX:ALT) which announced it had obtained its R&D tax credit.

Lower down on the winners list was recent listee & fragrence shop operator Dusk Group (ASX:DSK). The company has lagged since its debut but today shares touched parity with its IPO price following a trading update.

 

Code Company Price % Volume
OVT Ovato Limited 0.006 -60 1192857
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.002 -33 249999
VPR Volt Power Group 0.002 -33 250000
ATP Atlas Pearls Ltd 0.016 -27 378909
KP2 Kore Potash PLC 0.017 -19 9263489
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.005 -17 1720000
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0025 -17 999999
RNX Renegade Exploration 0.006 -14 200000
MEL Metgasco Ltd 0.025 -14 1013463
SPN Sparc Tech Ltd 0.31 -11 8311

Ovato (ASX:OVT) plunged on its first trading day since completing a recapitalisation.