Houston American Energy (HUSA:ASE) and Exeter Resource (XRA:ASE) Are Biggest Stock Gainers YTD on AMEX

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Biggest Stock Gainers Year to Date on AMEX

Today we are looking at companies that have had the greatest percentage increase in share price year to date.

Top 25 Companies

Lists like these are always interesting to look at as they tell more than one story. Companies that are experiencing dramatic increases in share price can do so for a variety of reasons. These can include, the sector they are in has turned (such as companies in the commodities space or a new sector that has huge future potential), the company is in talks to be taken over, or the company has restructured and earnings are turning better than expected.

In this list we have selected the top 25 companies based on their percentage increase in share price year to date.

Today’s Data on AMEX

Today’s data is for companies listed on the American Stock Exchange.

Symbol Name Total Return Period
STRP Straight Path Communications Inc 429.076968 YTD
HUSA Houston American Energy Corp 251.123596 YTD
RNN Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc 174.136716 YTD
XRA Exeter Resource Corp 121.221354 YTD
CVRS Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc 78.980527 YTD
MTNB Matinas BioPharma Holdings Inc 78.571429 YTD
ATNM Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc 69.142857 YTD
AAMC Altisource Asset Management Corp 67.850467 YTD
RLGT Radiant Logistics Inc 56.923077 YTD
TGD Alio Gold Inc 52.640000 YTD
XXII 22nd Century Group Inc 50.458716 YTD
LLEX Lilis Energy Inc 39.032258 YTD
GSAT Globalstar Inc 33.544304 YTD
SVM Silvercorp Metals Inc 31.747250 YTD
BPMX BioPharmX Corp 31.577540 YTD
SNMP Sanchez Midstream Partners LP 27.275424 YTD
ELMD Electromed Inc 25.773196 YTD
NXE NexGen Energy Ltd 25.508425 YTD
TMQ Trilogy Metals Inc 23.249852 YTD
GLO Clough Global Opportunities Fund 23.016760 YTD
BKJ Bancorp of New Jersey Inc 22.962963 YTD
LOV Spark Networks Inc 21.443029 YTD
BTG B2Gold Corp 18.987342 YTD
NNVC Nanoviricides Inc 18.691589 YTD
CQH Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC 18.238713 YTD

Let’s look at a few companies…

Lets look at a couple of the companies on this list to get a better understanding of them.

HUSA:ASE Houston American Energy

Houston American Energy has 3 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Houston American Energy Corp is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in the development, exploration, exploitation, acquisition, & production of natural gas and crude oil properties in the U.S. Gulf Coast region and in South America.

XRA:ASE Exeter Resource

Exeter Resource has 31 employees and is headquartered in Canada.
Exeter Resource Corp is an exploration stage company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties located in Chile. Its project include gold deposits in the Maricunga district in Chile, Caspiche project.

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