ContraVir Pharma (CTRV) Soars on CMX157 Breathtaking Potency; Alcoa (AA) Upward Session


Shares of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTRV) soared to touch an all-time high on Monday’s trading session after the company said that its drug candidate CMX157 was shown to be 60 times more active against the hepatitis B virus than Gilead Sciences(Nasdaq:GILD) tenofovir, based on in vitro studies.

CTRV stock is currently exchanging hands at around $4.51, up $2.40 (or +113.75%), with 20,711,185 shares traded so far, a huge increase in activity versus its average volume (3m) of 50,427

ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, has 22.30M Shares Outstanding and CTRV stock 52-week range is $0.65 – $6.28 per share



Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) stock surged in early trade Monday as the company reported that it has signed an approximately $1 billion contract with Airbus.

Brokerage firm Gabelli & Co. has initiated coverage on Alcoa’s stock with a Buy rating and a price target of $14.50 per share.

AA stock is currently trading for about $10.24, up $0.71 (or +7.51%), and 22,500,515 of its shares exchanged hands so far

Alcoa, an aluminum company, has 1.31B Shares Outstanding and AA stock 52-week range is between $7.97 and $17.75 per share


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