Why are these 3 AIM stocks trending today: Quiz, Mind Gym, Aura Energy?

Summary

  • Quiz PLC’s shares soared almost 23 per cent after reporting a decent trading update.
  • Mind Gym is going to have its annual general meeting later this week on 15 July.
  • Aura Energy’s shares jumped over 13 per cent with the restart of its fieldwork operations at the Tasiast South Gold Project

While the main market of the London Stock Exchange always remains in limelight, buzzing with actions in blue-chip stocks, several of the stocks in the LSE’s submarket the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) were performing well today, of which Quiz PLC (LON: QUIZ), Mind Gym PLC (LON: MIND) and Aura Energy Limited (LON: AURA) were among the top performers during the first half of trading session.

Let us have a look at the top AIM performers:

  1. Quiz PLC (LON: QUIZ)

Quiz PLC is an omnichannel retail company based in the UK and is a part of the FTSE AIM All-Share index. Quiz’s shares spiked over 22 per cent in the early trading session after it announced its trading update.

The company reported that its revenues surged to £17.3 million between 1 April to 30 June this year, meeting company’s expectations. It was £13.1 million higher than the total revenues reported in 2020 during the same period.

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Quiz’s shares were trading at GBX 12.00, up by 22.95 per cent on 12 July, at 09:01 AM GMT+1. The FTSE AIM All-Share index, which it is a part of, was at 1,251.22, up by 0.19 per cent.

Quiz’s market cap stood at £12.12 million and its year to date returns stand at 58.62 per cent.

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  1. Mind Gym PLC (LON: MIND)

Another FTSE AIM All-Share index constituent Mind Gym is a global behavioural change management business headquartered in the UK.

The company’s shares spiked over 15 per cent today, ahead of its annual general meeting scheduled later this week on 15 July. It recently announced its FY 2021 results, reporting a gross profit margin increase to 87.4 per cent in FY 2021, from 79.9 per cent in FY 2020. However, its revenues dropped by 18 per cent to £39.4 million, compared to £48.2 million in the year before.

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Mind Gym’s shares were trading at GBX 193.00, up by 15.22 per cent on 12 July at 10:02 AM GMT+1. Meanwhile, the industrial sector index stood at 7,050.21, down by 0.79 per cent.

The company’s market cap stood at £167.57 million, and its year-to-date returns stand at 32.86 per cent.

 

  1. Aura Energy Limited (LON: AURA)

Aura Energy is another FTSE AIM All-Share index constituent and is an Australia based minerals company. It is involved in uranium projects in the EU, and gold, lithium, soda ash in the African region.             

The company’s shares jumped over 13 per cent after it announced the recommencement of fieldwork at the 135 km Tasiast South Gold Project located in Mauritania in West Africa. The announcement also said that the company will complete a gravity survey and an IP survey at the site.

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Aura Energy’s shares were trading at GBX 6.25, up by 13.64 per cent on 12 July at 10:08 AM GMT+1. The company’s market cap stood at £21.78 million.

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