Stocks in a New Downtrend (Aroon) – BIOF, BLTI, BONU, BPFH, BPOP
by Matt Tindall in Business on May 13, 2011
BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF) percentage change dropped -8.96%, to close at $0.610 and its overall traded volume was 1.20M shares in the last trading session. BIOF opened the day at $0.66, it made an intraday low of $0.57 and an intraday high of $0.69. The stock has a 52 week range of $0.57 – $3.15. At current market price, the market capitalization of the company stands at $75.07M and it has 123.06M outstanding shares.BioFuel Energy Corp. produces and sells ethanol and its co-products (primarily distillers grain), through its two ethanol production facilities located in Wood River, Nebraska and Fairmont, Minnesota. The Company’s ethanol plants are owned and operated by the Operating Subsidiaries of the BioFuel Energy, LLC, (the LLC). The Company produces ethanol at both of its plants, each having a nameplate capacity of approximately 115 million gallons per year (Mmgy). The Company’s primary source of revenue is the sale of ethanol. It also receives revenue from the sale of distillers grain, which is a residual co-product of the processed corn used in the production of ethanol and is sold as animal feed.
Biolase Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLTI) slid -6.54%, to close at $4.43 and its overall traded volume was 717,548.00 shares in the last trading session. BLTI opened at $4.68 and is trading within the range of $4.40-$4.68. The 52-week range of the stock is $0.60 – $6.92. BLTI’s market capitalization is $121.74M and it has 27.48M outstanding shares.BIOLASE Technology Inc. is a medical technology company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets dental, cosmetic and surgical lasers and related products. The Company’s Waterlase Dentistry solution is a group of products, including dental laser systems that allow general dentists, periodontists, endodontists, oral surgeons and other specialists to perform a range of dental procedures, including cosmetic and complex surgical applications. Its systems are designed to provide many types of dental procedures. The Waterlase Dentistry solution offers two categories of laser system products: its Waterlase family of products and its Diode family of products, which includes its ezlase and iLase systems, as well as related consumables, training and services. During the year ended December 31, 2009, the Company introduced the Diolase 10. The Diolase 10 is a diode laser used for therapeutic applications, including temporary pain relief and is based on the ezlase platform.
BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTC:BONU) slid -5.56%, to close at $0.340 and its overall traded volume was 77,300.00 shares in the last trading session. BONU opened at $0.36 and is trading within the range of $0.32-$0.36. The stock has a 52 week range of $0.28 – $0.95. At current market price, the market capitalization of the company stands at $26.07M and it has 76.68M outstanding shares.BioNeutral Group, Inc. is a life science specialty technology company. The Company is a specialty chemical company that focuses on developing and commercializing a combinational chemistry based technology, which can neutralize harmful environmental contaminants, toxins and dangerous micro-organisms, including bacteria, viruses and spores. Its business operations are conducted through BioNeutral Laboratories Corporation USA (BioLabs). The Company is focused on commercializing two classes of product formulations: antimicrobials, which are formulations designed to kill certain harmful microscopic living organisms, and bioneutralizers, which are formulations designed to destroy certain agents that are noxious and harmful to health and/or the environment. The Company refers to its antimicrobial formulations as its Ygiene products and its bioneutralizer formulations as its Ogiene products. On February 3, 2011, it formed a new wholly owned subsidiary, BioNeutral Services Inc. (BNS).
Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) percentage change dropped -0.30%, to close at $6.59 and its overall traded volume was 490,329.00 shares in the last trading session. BPFH opened the day at $6.56, it made an intraday low of $6.44 and an intraday high of $6.62. The 52-week range of the stock is $4.67 – $8.53. BPFH’s market capitalization is $503.53M and it has 76.41M outstanding shares.Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (BPFH) is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of wealth management services to high net worth individuals, families, businesses and select institutions through its three reportable segments: Private Banking, Investment Management, and Wealth Advisory. As of December 31, 2009 the Company holds approximately 45% interest in Coldstream Holdings, Inc. (Coldstream). Coldstream is the parent of Coldstream Capital Management, Inc. (Coldstream Capital), a registered investment adviser, and Coldstream Securities, Inc., a registered broker dealer. During the year ended December 31, 2009, the Company divested its interest in Westfield Capital Management Company, LP, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Company (Gibraltar), RINET Company, LLC (RINET), Sand Hill Advisors, LLC (Sand Hill), and Boston Private Value Investors, Inc. (BPVI).
Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) slid -0.65%, to close at $3.05 and its overall traded volume was 9.55M shares in the last trading session. BPOP opened the day at $3.08, it made an intraday low of $2.98 and an intraday high of $3.08. The 52-week range of the stock is $2.37 – $3.69. The market capitalization of the company stands at $3.12B and it has 1.02B outstanding shares.Popular, Inc. is a diversified, publicly owned bank holding company. The Company operates in three markets: Puerto Rico, the United States mainland and providing processing and other technology services in Puerto Rico, Florida, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Costa Rica. The Company’s offer in Puerto Rico a range of retail and commercial banking services through its principal bank subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (Banco Popular or the Bank). The Bank accounted for 67% of total consolidated assets of the Company at December 31, 2009. Banco Popular has retail franchise in Puerto Rico, with 173 branches and over 580 automated teller machines (ATM’s). The Bank also operates seven branches in the United States Virgin Islands, one branch in the British Virgin Islands and one branch in New York. Banco Popular’s deposits are insured under the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC).