5 Small Cap Stocks with Big Volume Moves

SmallCapPower | March 16, 2016: A spike in trading volume can be exciting for an investor if the stock price is rising, yet potentially terrifying if the opposite is true. The added liquidity also provides easier exit/entry points for those wanting to make larger trades. That being said, the stocks on our list today have seen a 300%+ increase in trading volume during the past week or so.

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Axia NetMedia Corp. (TSX: AXX) – $4.19
IT Services & Consulting

Axia NetMedia Corporation is a Canada-based company that owns, operates and sells services over fiber optic communications infrastructure. The Company is focused on providing its network services to customers in communities in Alberta, Massachusetts and France. In Alberta, the Company sells lit fiber services over a province-wide network to government, commercial and retail service provider customers. In Western Massachusetts, it sells lit and dark fiber services over an approximately 2,153 kilometer network to enterprise, government, and small and medium-sized businesses.

  • Market Cap: $266,290,108
  • Volume Change (5/30 day): 447%
  • Average Daily Traded Value (52 weeks): $221,951
  • Revenues (LTM): $63,687,000

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Street Capital Group Inc. (TSX: SCB) – $1.27
Investment Management & Fund Operators

Street Capital Group Inc, formerly Counsel Corporation, is a financial services company that operates in the business of mortgage lending, through its subsidiary, Street Capital Financial Corporation (Street Capital), which is a residential mortgage lender. Street Capital sells its mortgages to financial institutions in Canada at the time of placement for a cash premium, a servicing fee over the life of the mortgage and, in some cases, an excess interest rate spread over the life of the mortgage. Street Capital sources its mortgages through its network of independent mortgage brokers.

  • Market Cap: $153,226,152
  • Volume Change (5/30 day): 370%
  • Average Daily Traded Value (52 weeks): $91,058
  • Revenues (LTM): $169,532,000

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Performance Sports Group Ltd. (TSX: PSG) – $4.74
Recreational Products

Performance Sports Group Ltd. is engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of performance sports equipment for ice hockey, roller hockey, baseball and softball, lacrosse, as well as related apparel and accessories, including soccer apparel. The Company’s segments include Hockey, Baseball/Softball and Other Sports.

  • Market Cap: $256,084,742
  • Volume Change (5/30 day): 316%
  • Average Daily Traded Value (52 weeks): $1,922,191
  • Revenues (LTM): $790,300,197

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Pacific & Western Bank of Canada (TSX: PWB) – $6.00

Pacific & Western Bank of Canada is a Canada-based banking company that is engaged in the provision of commercial lending services to markets and raises its deposits through a deposit broker network in Canada. The Bank provides financing in the form of commercial and consumer loans and leases sourced through its bulk purchase program. The Bank also finances a range of real estate developers in southwestern Ontario.

  • Market Cap: $110,817,045
  • Volume Change (5/30 day): 304%
  • Average Daily Traded Value (52 weeks): $18,728
  • Revenues (LTM): $35,090,000

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Polaris Materials Corp. (TSX: PLS) – $1.55
Construction Materials

Polaris Materials Corporation is engaged in the development and operation of construction aggregate quarries in Canada to supply distribution facilities in the United States through coastal shipping. The Company’s active construction aggregates interests consist of an 88% ownership in the Orca Sand and Gravel Quarry in British Columbia and interests in two associated receiving terminals in Richmond and Long Beach, California. Polaris Materials also holds a 70% interest in the possible development of a second quarry in British Columbia, the Eagle Rock Quarry Project.

  • Market Cap (mm): $139,895,028
  • Volume Change (5/30 day): 277%
  • Average Daily Traded Value (52 weeks): $38,552
  • Revenues (LTM): $56,473,036

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