Corinthian Colleges Inc (NASDAQ:COCO), dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLIA) and BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF) are on the upswing this Friday. In the red are Repros Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:RPRX), KiOR Inc (OTCMKTS:KIOR) and Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR).
BioFuel Energy Jumps
Corinthian Colleges Inc (NASDAQ:COCO) climbed +45.56% early in the day this Friday, putting its five-day gain at +97.57%. It has rallied significantly following a SEC filing disclosing that it has entered into a Forbearance and Consent Agreement, data as of October 10th. This comes as good news for billionaire investor George Soros, who purchased 69,000 COCO shares in Q2.
[drizzle]The share price of dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLIA) surged +20.77% today, though it has still lost more than -80% year-to-date. Tiger Global is looking for a turnaround on this one.
Repros Therapeutics Plunges on Drug Application Setback
Repros Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:RPRX) reached midday down -36.11% – the result of news today of a setback in one of its drug applications. It’s been a tough year for the Farallon Capital pick, which is down -64.37% YTD and -49.38% over the past month.
KiOR Inc (OTCMKTS:KIOR) dipped -13.58% today, putting its year-to-date loss at -95.83%. It’s trading extremely close to its 52-week low of $0.06. KIOR is a new Q2 buy for George Soros.
The share price of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) fell -10.04% today. On Wednesday, Bank of America reiterated an underperform rating on the stock, though others consider it a hold. Brazilian billionaire initiated a position in the coal company during the first quarter of this year, and as of Q2, he holds 800,000 ANR shares.