Here are the key ASX small cap winners and losers at lunchtime Wednesday July 25:

The ASX Small Ords was flat this morning, up 3.5 points or 0.1 per cent to 2851 at 12.45pm AEST.

GOING UP

Woomera Mining (ASX:WML) jumped 24 per cent to 13c in the first hour-and-a-half of trading, a day after the company confirmed it had renewed its exploration licence for its Musgrave project for another year.

The exploration licence allows work to continue on one of four tenements that make up the company’s Musgrave Alcurra-Tieyon Project, a joint venture with Oz Minerals (ASX:OZL). 

The stock cooled to 11c by 12.50pm.

Meanwhile, Hardey Resources (ASX:HDY) ticked up slightly to 0.6c, a 20 per cent gain, with news yesterday it had engaged a geological consultant to start work reviewing the Nelly Vanadium mine.

Registry Direct (ASX:RD1) also started Wednesday up 19 per cent to 1.9c after the share registry service announced yesterday it had issued 46 million new shares under a renounceable rights issue outlined in June.

Fish farmer Murray Cod (ASX:MCA) jumped almost 50 per cent this morning to an intraday high of 13c. Yesterday director Martin Priestly bought up 2 million new shares at a value of $155,000.

The shares were trading at 11c by 1pm.

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12.15pm Wednesday, July 25:

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ASX code Company Today's price change (12.15pm) Price (12.15pm) Volume Market Cap
WCN WHITE CLIFF MINE 1 0.002 9M 3.8M
APG AUSTPAC RES 1 0.002 121M 1.9M
PCH PROPERTY CONNECT 0.5 0.003 2M 2.4M
JKA JACKA RESOURCES 0.5 0.003 2M 1.9M
IOT IOT GROUP 0.5 0.003 1M 3.3M
MCA MURRAY COD AUSTR 0.363636363636 0.12 500k 34.6M
THD THRED 0.333333333333 0.004 2M 5.4M
CZR COZIRON RESOURCE 0.285714285714 0.018 100k 25.0M
NNW 99 WUXIAN 0.28 0.16 549k 145.0M
SDL SUNDANCE RES 0.25 0.005 927k 32.5M
S3R SERPENTINE TECH 0.25 0.005 50k 2.9M
NOR NORWOOD SYSTEMS 0.25 0.005 3M 5.3M
MLS METALS AUSTRALIA 0.25 0.005 425k 9.4M
CGM COUGAR METALS 0.25 0.005 1M 4.2M
HDY HARDEY RESOURCES 0.2 0.006 943k 7.5M
GPP GREENPOWER ENERGY 0.2 0.006 171k 8.0M
CLZ CLASSIC MINERALS 0.2 0.006 9M 10.0M
AUL AUSTAR GOLD 0.2 0.006 3M 10.5M
POH PHOSPHAGENICS 0.2 0.018 987k 23.7M
RD1 REGISTRY DIRECT 0.1875 0.019 67k 2.1M
LIN LINDIAN RESOURCES 0.181818181818 0.013 3M 2.9M
HZN HORIZON OIL 0.181818181818 0.13 3M 143.2M
MSE METALSEARCH 0.176470588235 0.02 1M 7.8M
WML WOOMERA MINING 0.142857142857 0.12 13k 11.8M
SMD SYNDICATED METAL 0.142857142857 0.008 66k 4.4M
MTB MOUNT BURGESS 0.142857142857 0.008 6k 3.0M
GRB GAGE ROADS BREWING 0.136363636364 0.125 3M 111.3M
MED MERLIN DIAMONDS 0.125 0.009 2M 25.7M
KEY KEY PETROLEUM 0.125 0.009 45k 10.8M
EVE EVE INVESTMENTS 0.125 0.009 2M 17.9M

GOING DOWN

Wagering business The Betmakers (ASX:TBH), the company that used to be TopBetta, gave up 17 per cent this morning to an intraday low of 7.6c.

Yesterday the company released an entitlement offer priced at 8c a share to raise $6.7 million.

The company has already raised $1.04 million through institutional investors.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12.15pm Wednesday, July 25:

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ASX code Company Today's price change (12.15) Price (12.15pm) Volume Market Cap
EER EAST ENERGY -0.5 0.003 40k 19.2M
T3D 333D -0.333333333333 0.002 210k 2.6M
ICU ISENTRIC -0.333333333333 0.02 3k 5.5M
DHR DARK HORSE RES -0.214285714286 0.011 29M 26.9M
SER STRATEGIC ENERGY -0.2 0.004 150k 4.2M
MRV MORETON RES -0.2 0.008 327k 27.8M
AVW AVIRA RESOURCES -0.2 0.004 9k 1.9M
G88 GOLDEN MILE RES -0.171052631579 0.315 145k 19.9M
BKP BARAKA ENERGY -0.166666666667 0.005 84k 16.2M
MVP MEDICAL DEV -0.160683760684 4.91 4k 346.2M
VEC VECTOR RESOURCES -0.16 0.021 3M 34.7M
SI6 SIX SIGMA METALS -0.142857142857 0.012 2M 6.4M
HCO HYLEA METALS -0.142857142857 0.006 1M 19.6M
PGY PILOT ENERGY -0.136363636364 0.019 100k 1.4M
PSY PANORAMA SYNERGY -0.134615384615 0.045 62k 29.2M
PKO PEAKO -0.133333333333 0.013 16k 1.1M
ERL EMPIRE RESOURCES -0.133333333333 0.013 511k 7.2M
BEE BROO -0.133333333333 0.13 51k 91.2M
TBH BETMAKERS -0.126436781609 0.076 135k 14.7M
RNX RENEGADE EXP -0.125 0.007 150k 5.7M
DLC DELECTA -0.125 0.007 1M 5.1M
ADN ANDROMEDA METALS -0.125 0.007 256k 7.2M
LML LINCOLN MINERALS -0.115384615385 0.023 230k 14.9M
CLI CROPLOGIC -0.111111111111 0.04 52k 5.5M
ATR ASTRON CORP -0.111111111111 0.2 27k 27.6M
CNJ CONICO -0.111111111111 0.032 97k 11.6M
AGR AGUIA RESOURCES -0.102564102564 0.175 82k 25.6M
ATT ANTE REAL ESTATE -0.1 0.009 231k 2.1M
AHL AHALIFE HOLDINGS -0.1 0.018 20k 13.4M
BGT BIO-GENE TECH -0.1 0.135 30k 19.2M