Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10 highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade.

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

Stocks highlighted in yellow have made potentially market-moving announcements.

Here are the 10 leaders to start the day:

CodeNamePrice ($)% ChgVolume
AREArgonaut Resources NL0.0150%5.2M
PABPatrys Ltd0.0441%19.3M
CADCaeneus Minerals Ltd0.00233%5.3M
IAMIntiger Group Ltd0.00233%700.0k
EM1Emerge Gaming Ltd0.0332%18.5M
ARUArafura Resources Ltd0.1128%13.1M
ODMOdin Metals Ltd0.1525%135.0k
ANLAmani Gold Ltd0.002525%5.3M
COYCoppermoly Ltd0.0125%448.5k
CTOCitigold Corp Ltd0.00525%400.0k

Junior lithium explorer Argonaut Resources (ASX: ARE) jumped back in morning trade after leading the laggards yesterday.

And biotech Patrys Limited (ASX: PAB) initially jumped more than 40 percent after pre-clinical testing showed its PAT-DX1 treatment “could
suppress tumor growth in patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) brain metastases”.

On the other side of the ledger, Apollo Tourism (ASX: ATL) fell more than 30 percent after downgrading its FY19 profit guidance last night to a range between $14m-$15.5m, down from previous guidance of $17.5m-$19.5m.

Here are the 10 companies that fell behind the eight-ball at the opening bell.

CodeNamePrice ($)% ChgVolume
ATLApollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd0.40-34%695.4k
DDD3D Resources Ltd0.001-33%83.3k
TRLTanga Resources Ltd0.002-20%3.8M
CGCCosta Group Holdings Ltd4.30-17%2.8M
CXZConnexion Telematics Ltd0.01-17%9.1k
ADVArdiden Ltd0.003-14%1.1M
1ADAdalta Ltd0.18-14%92.5k
MPRMPower Group Ltd0.03-12%14.2k
AVAAva Risk Group Ltd0.16-12%158.4k
FDMFreedom Oil and Gas Ltd0.04-10%1.4M