Coming up on Stockhead today, what’s happening with the ASX small cap health stocks, small cap miners are struggling to raise cash, and could Wesfarmers’ love for Lynas spark more interest in rare earths?

But first, here’s what you need to know right now:


The day ahead in data

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is today releasing data on the Australian labour force and job vacancies.

Company news

No companies are releasing shares from escrow today, but get ready for a flood of the things tomorrow. There are six companies which may come out of a trading halt today. Or they may not.

They might even go into voluntary suspension if they can’t release their announcements within a 48-hour window.

  • Geopacific Resources (ASX:GPR), capital raise
  • Wisr (ASX:WZR), capital raise
  • Otto Energy (ASX:OEL), farming transaction
  • Technology Metals (ASX:TMT), resource update
  • Silver Mines (ASX:SVL), capital raise
  • Aguia Resources (ASX:AGR), capital raise
  • Gladiator Resources (ASX:GLA), acquisition



Gold: $USD1309.95 ($1,848.12) -0.45%
Silver: $USD15.30 -0.94%
Oil (Brent): $USD15.30 -0.31%
Oil (WTI): $USD59.24 -0.95%
Coal: $USD89.65 +0.59%
Iron ore 62% fe: $USD87 No change
AUD/USD: $USD0.7088


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What got you talking yesterday

Leigh Creek Reserve’s (ASX:LCK) big gas reserve in South Australia was of interest on the Stockhead Facebook chat forum. These were the five most-discussed stocks on trading gossip forum HotCopper at close on Wednesday:

No surprises Leigh Creek was amongst them. Emerge Gaming (ASX:EM1) continues to be a popular stock after a wealth of news of late.


Yesterday’s winners

Leigh Creek was indeed one of the winners, with its shares rising yesterday 30 per cent to be 41c at the close of trade.

intelliHR Holdings (ASX:IHR) was shouting from the rooftops yesterday, releasing an announcement with a headline in all-caps about hitting a milestone of 50 clients. It said it now has nearly 7,000 paying users, with annual recurring revenue closing in on seven figures. Its shares rose in kind, up 25 per cent 15c.

Eclipx (ASX:ECX) put out a market update that pushed shares up 23 per cent to 70c. An investor presentation outlined progress the company is making on its debts, sale of some of its businesses and an update on its cost reduction processes.

ASX codeCompany NamePricePercentage ChangeMarket CapVolume
MSI Multistack International Ltd0.016220%$562,000431.0k
R3D R3D Global Ltd0.015200%$617,00010.0k
THD Thred Ltd0.00350%$5,400,00058.4k
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd0.00250%$1,900,00067.5k
VPR Volt Power Group Ltd0.00250%$12,400,0007.1M
SRO Shareroot Ltd0.00333%$3,100,00033.5M
AJX Alexium International Group Lt0.1732%$57,000,0003.3M
LCK Leigh Creek Energy Ltd0.4130%$210,900,00052.4M
IHR intelliHR Holdings Ltd0.1525%$15,800,000257.2k
GGE Grand Gulf Energy Ltd0.00525%$3,800,000350.0k
MRV Moreton Resources Ltd0.00525%$15,500,0001.3M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL0.00325%$13,500,00011.3M
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd0.00525%$2,000,000200.0k
RNY RNY Property Trust0.00525%$1,300,00020.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd0.00325%$4,700,000185.0k
PAR Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals Lt1.9823%$265,200,0001.3M
ECX Eclipx Group Ltd0.723%$212,600,00025.8M
RES Resource Generation Ltd0.1221%$66,900,0001.0M
ADX ADX Energy Ltd0.00620%$7,200,000220.0k
MNC Metminco Ltd0.00320%$2,400,0004.4M
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd0.00620%$5,300,0002.1M
SER Strategic Energy Resources Ltd0.00620%$5,400,000250.0k
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd0.00620%$5,700,00085.0k
VIC Victory Mines Ltd0.00320%$3,700,0001.0M
MEB Medibio Ltd0.0220%$4,500,000113.1k


Yesterday’s losers

The Data Exchange (ASX:DXN) came out of a nearly week-long trading halt to announce an entitlement issue, offering existing shareholders 8.5 new shares for every 10 they hold at 5c a pop.

That pushed shares down 18 per cent to 8c.

Moho Resources (ASX:MOH) fell 30 per cent to 10c after telling the market it had completed drilling at its Silver Swan North project.

It will now review the results, hoping there’s enough nickel sulphide mineralisation to warrant further drilling.

ASX codeCompany NamePricePercentage ChangeMarket CapVolume
GBP Global Petroleum Ltd0.02-33%$4,100,000350.0k
SF1 STEMify Ltd0.002-33%$1,100,000300.0k
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd0.001-33%$2,300,00082.1k
MOH Moho Resources NL0.1-30%$4,500,000329.0k
ELT Elementos Ltd0.005-29%$7,700,0001.9M
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL0.003-25%$1,400,0001.0M
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd0.003-25%$2,900,0005.0M
BUY Bounty Oil & Gas NL0.003-25%$2,900,00054.0k
BAS Bass Oil Ltd0.003-25%$9,100,0001.0M
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd0.003-25%$4,100,00014.1M
AD1 ApplyDirect Ltd0.015-25%$6,400,00036.3k
GML Gateway Mining Ltd0.014-22%$13,100,0009.6M
VRX VRX Silica Ltd0.07-22%$24,900,0002.9M
RGL Riversgold Ltd0.03-21%$3,000,0005.6M
SBR Sabre Resources Ltd0.004-20%$1,600,000484.8k
QGL Quantum Graphite Ltd0.002-20%$15,100,0001.0M
LRS Latin Resources Ltd0.002-20%$6,500,00021.5M
CVS Cervantes Corp Ltd0.004-20%$2,000,000392.6k
CM8 Crowd Media Holdings Ltd0.013-19%$3,000,000630.8k
DXN Data Exchange Network Ltd/The0.08-18%$15,400,000396.1k


That’s all you need to know. Go go go!