It’s Friday, Friday. Gotta get down on Friday.

Coming up on Stockhead today, THC just made $815 from selling pot, an unlisted coking coal explorer pulls a $740 million bid, and what happened to all those Queensland gas takeovers?

 

The day ahead in data

Some big stuff out today: the Australian Industry Group releases monthly figures on manufacturing companies, the RBA releases commodity index data and CoreLogic is dropping housing data.

Expect a ton of stories on affordability in Sydney to go viral.

 

Company news

Three companies due to come out of a trading halt today. ELK Petroleum (ASX:ELK), with a refinancing update; Axiom Mining (ASX:AVQ), releasing a “major” financing and off-take agreement for its nickel mine in the Solomon Islands; and Silver Heritage Group (ASX:SVH) is dropping an announcement regarding its contract and operations at Phoenix International in Vietnam.

No shares coming out of escrow today.

 

Commodities

Gold: $US1312.59 -0.36%

Silver: $US15.59 -0.88%

Oil (Brent): $US66.09 -0.65%

Oil (WTI): $US57.09 +0.44%

Coal: $US95 +0.23%

Iron ore 62% fe: $US87.47 -0.26%

AUD/USD: $US0.7096 -0.59%

 

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What got you talking yesterday

This author finally got the chance to nerd out a little and use a picture from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a story about Zelda Therapeutics (ASX:ZLD) yesterday.

Zelda is looking into adding breast cancer to its clinical lineup, and that was of interest over on the Stockhead Facebook forum, as was a story from Rueben Adams on former sex toy seller turned miner Delecta’s  (ASX:DLC) financials.

These were the most-discussed stocks at close on stock gossip forum HotCopper:

Stockhead also covered HotCopper’s half-year results yesterday.

 

 

Yesterday’s winners

Shares in listed junior Atrum (ASX:ATU) rose 35 per cent yesterday to 25c, thanks to a bit of ‘nearology’: it has a neighbouring project near where an unlisted Canadian coal explorer called Riversdale Resources has one.

On Tuesday afternoon private miner Hancock Prospecting launched a sensational takeover offer for Riversdale, valuing the company at about $740 million.

Parkd (ASX:PKD) shares rose 28 per cent to 16c yesterday thanks to some new board appointments.

Parkd hired Robert Martin, a two-decade mining expert whose previous company was supposedly sold for an “an undisclosed multi-million dollar sum”, as a director.

ASX code Company name Price % change Market cap Volume
GLA Gladiator Resources Ltd 0.003 50% $4,400,000 18.7M
SRO Shareroot Ltd 0.002 50% $2,400,000 300.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.003 50% $5,700,000 6.4M
PAK Pacific American Coal Ltd 0.045 45% $7,400,000 3.2M
PEC Perpetual Resources Ltd 0.045 36% $11,200,000 217.0k
ATU Atrum Coal Ltd 0.25 35% $86,600,000 13.6M
AFR African Energy Resources Ltd 0.016 33% $10,000,000 8.5k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.004 33% $1,800,000 476.4k
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 33% $10,800,000 38.4M
MEY Marenica Energy Ltd 0.12 30% $8,100,000 379.2k
PKD Parkd Ltd 0.16 28% $12,000,000 192.2k
CIO Connected IO Ltd 0.0025 25% $4,500,000 1.9M
PNN PepinNini Lithium Ltd 0.005 25% $3,600,000 425.0k
QGL Quantum Graphite Ltd 0.0025 25% $18,700,000 145.9k
XAM Xanadu Mines Ltd 0.14 22% $90,700,000 3.3M
COY Coppermoly Ltd 0.006 20% $10,300,000 259.7k
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd 0.006 20% $4,300,000 14.5M
BNO Bionomics Ltd 0.24 20% $128,000,000 6.4M
IMU Imugene Ltd 0.02 18% $72,200,000 26.9M

 

Yesterday’s losers

The day’s biggest loser was Victory Mines (ASX:VIC), which fell 60 per cent to 0.2c. Wednesday was the first day the company has been trading on the ASX since it was suspended on September 11 last year following a lot of questions from the ASX.

ASX code Company name Last price % change Market cap Volume
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.002 -60% $3,700,000 29.9M
GES Genesis Resources Ltd 0.004 -50% $3,100,000 25.0k
FOD Food Revolution Group Ltd/The 0.07 -39% $35,200,000 12.1M
TBH Betmakers Holdings Ltd/The 0.035 -31% $7,800,000 1.8M
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.03 -29% $4,800,000 461.5k
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.005 -29% $5,600,000 55.4M
PPL Pureprofile Ltd 0.025 -29% $2,800,000 8.1M
ST1 Spirit Telecom Ltd 0.1 -28% $28,200,000 387.2k
RMG RMG Ltd 0.008 -27% $4,800,000 456.8k
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.003 -25% $5,900,000 8.0M
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.015 -25% $1,000,000 110.2k
KNM KneoMedia Ltd 0.018 -22% $11,800,000 1.1M
MIL Millennium Services Group Ltd 0.18 -22% $8,500,000 1.4M
WML Woomera Mining Ltd 0.033 -21% $3,700,000 482.9k
WBE Whitebark Energy Ltd 0.004 -20% $6,300,000 3.5M
THD Thred Ltd 0.002 -20% $4,500,000 2.8M
SPX Spectrum Metals Ltd 0.004 -20% $4,200,000 2.0M
LSR Lodestar Minerals Ltd 0.008 -20% $6,000,000 450.0k
FTT Factor Therapeutics Ltd 0.004 -20% $4,200,000 233.5k

 

That’s all you need to know. Here comes the weekend.