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:

Code Name Price ($) % Chg Volume
ARE Argonaut Resources NL 0.01 50% 5.2M
PAB Patrys Ltd 0.04 41% 19.3M
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.002 33% 5.3M
IAM Intiger Group Ltd 0.002 33% 700.0k
EM1 Emerge Gaming Ltd 0.03 32% 18.5M
ARU Arafura Resources Ltd 0.11 28% 13.1M
ODM Odin Metals Ltd 0.15 25% 135.0k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0025 25% 5.3M
COY Coppermoly Ltd 0.01 25% 448.5k
CTO Citigold Corp Ltd 0.005 25% 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.

Code Name Price ($) % Chg Volume
ATL Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd 0.40 -34% 695.4k
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.001 -33% 83.3k
TRL Tanga Resources Ltd 0.002 -20% 3.8M
CGC Costa Group Holdings Ltd 4.30 -17% 2.8M
CXZ Connexion Telematics Ltd 0.01 -17% 9.1k
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.003 -14% 1.1M
1AD Adalta Ltd 0.18 -14% 92.5k
MPR MPower Group Ltd 0.03 -12% 14.2k
AVA Ava Risk Group Ltd 0.16 -12% 158.4k
FDM Freedom Oil and Gas Ltd 0.04 -10% 1.4M