On Stockhead today, the top seven stocks analysts say are ready for take-off, Australia’s cannabis plays haven’t escaped the market carnage this week and biotechs are sinking on pandemic fears.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today in economic data look out for Australia’s January trade balance. Economists are expecting a surplus of $4.75b.

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of days.

Thursday:

Security Matters (ASX:SMX) – capital raising
Great Northern Minerals (ASX:GNM) – capital raising
De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG) – exploration update

Friday:

BPH Energy (ASX:BPH) – Cortio Dynamics investment
Graphex Mining (ASX:GPX) – capital raising
Eagle Health Holdings (ASX:EHH) – business update
Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) – strategic investor
Tesoro Resources (ASX:TSO) – exploration results

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,638.75 ($2,474.51) (-0.41%)

Silver: $US17.23 (-0.12%)

Oil (WTI): $US47.04 (-0.47%)

Oil (Brent): $US51.44 (-0.89%)

Coal: $US66.45 (-0.63%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US87.14 (+0.05%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6623 (+0.59%)

Bitcoin: $US8,728.45 (+0.09%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

At the start of every month we recap the best performing small caps of the month. While indeed virus fighters did well, Zoono (ASX:ZNO) was far from the only one. There were also a handful of gold explorers that made impressive hits in February.

These were the most tipped stocks on Stocks in Play:

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
ADD Adavale Resources Ltd 0.04 +68.00% $6.7M 2.4M
ICN Icon Energy Ltd/Australia 0.01 +66.67% $6.0M 694.2k
GSM Golden State Mining Ltd 0.13 +52.94% $4.8M 394.1k
TSL Titanium Sands Ltd 0.05 +37.84% $39.7M 1.2M
MDI Middle Island Resources Ltd 0.01 +33.33% $17.7M 24.2M
NC6 Nanollose ltd 0.06 +23.91% $4.3M 300.0k
EAX Energy Action Ltd 0.19 +22.58% $4.9M 2.5k
AWV Anova Metals Ltd 0.01 +20.00% $8.3M 273.2k
COY Coppermoly Ltd 0.01 +20.00% $12.8M 2.3M
QGL Quantum Graphite Ltd 0.05 +20.00% $10.5M 5.7k
WKT Walkabout Resources Ltd 0.18 +20.00% $62.8M 748.9k
MJC Mejority Capital Ltd 0.03 +20.00% $4.2M 55.0k
ARQ ARQ Group Ltd 0.16 +19.23% $18.9M 642.0k
PCK Painchek Ltd 0.13 +19.05% $129.4M 4.5M
PTL Pental Ltd 0.4 +17.91% $53.8M 389.3k
MEL Metgasco Ltd 0.04 +17.65% $15.6M 80.1k
RDM Red Metal Ltd 0.08 +16.42% $16.6M 173.7k
YOW Yowie Group Ltd 0.05 +15.22% $11.6M 116.0k
LSH Lifespot Health Ltd 0.04 +15.15% $3.3M 100.0k
WND Windlab Ltd 0.96 +14.88% $65.8M 1.9M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
JAY Jayride Group Ltd 0.15 -26.83% $15.2M 237.2k
SUP Superior Lake Resources Ltd 0.006 -25.00% $6.5M 2.0M
LOM Lucapa Diamond Co Ltd 0.12 -23.33% $57.4M 1.8M
MAY Melbana Energy Ltd 0.01 -22.22% $16.2M 11.1M
TPS Threat Protect Australia Ltd 0.1 -20.80% $23.9M 448.4k
RBR RBR Group Ltd 0.01 -20.00% $6.3M 85.0k
IBG Ironbark Zinc Ltd 0.01 -20.00% $7.4M 35.0k
M8S M8 Sustainable Ltd 0.12 -17.24% $28.0M 72.4k
TTB Total Brain Ltd 0.5 -16.67% $54.2M 51.6k
SYA Sayona Mining Ltd 0.01 -16.67% $21.4M 5.9M
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.01 -16.67% $1.8M 1.0M
PSZ PS&C Ltd 0.02 -16.00% $7.4M 2.0k
KGL KGL Resources Ltd 0.16 -15.79% $49.9M 6.0k
OAU Ora Gold Ltd 0.02 -15.00% $11.0M 287.1k
ADO Anteotech Ltd 0.01 -14.92% $22.5M 6.7M
EMP Emperor Energy Ltd 0.02 -14.81% $1.9M 324.1k
AER Aeeris Ltd 0.12 -14.81% $6.9M 9.8k
EXL Elixinol Global Ltd 0.41 -14.74% $55.8M 1.1M