Positive developments from an Australian investment lifted a Canadian cannabis stock Friday. Here’s some small stocks making big moves on Friday, October 5, 2018 (as of 4 pm EST):
LGC Capital Ltd. (TSXV:LG), a Canadian cannabis stock, climbed 11% to $0.20 on Friday after announcing that Australian medical cannabis company Little Green Pharma, in which LGC has a 14.21% interest, has successfully completed harvest of its second commercial medical cannabis crop from its facility in Western Australia. Little Green Pharma products have also been accepted into major statewide clinical trials for advanced cancer, and the company has begun negotiations for exports to Germany.
As well, shares of Centamin plc (TSX:CEE) fell 12% to $1.62 as the gold miner said preliminary production results for the third quarter from its Sukari Gold Mine in Egypt totaled 117,720 ounces, a 27% improvement on the second quarter. The Company added, though, that operational improvements have taken longer than planned to materialize.
Aritzia Inc. (TSX:ATZ), meanwhile, reported 11.5% comparable sales growth for its second quarter of fiscal 2019, along with a 76.3% increase in adjusted net income for the period. Aritzia stock moved up 14% to $18.39 following the announcement.
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