Hot penny stocks ACY, NANX, UONEK, & 4 more that gave over 70% return - Kalkine Media

February 19, 2022 12:00 PM PST | By Versha Jain
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  • AeroCentury Corp. (AMEX: ACY) is an aircraft operating lessor and finance company.
  • Urban One, Inc. (NASDAQ: UONEK) is a multi-media company focused on the urban audience.

  • Nanophase Technologies Corp. (OTC: NANX) produces engineered nanomaterial solutions and sub-micron materials.

Penny stocks are risky bet, particularly when the macro market conditions are uncertain. But it doesn’t make them unattractive. Their unmissable prices stand out in the market. Thus, penny stocks or micro-cap stocks are perfect for those who do not have a big budget. 

Here, we discuss seven penny stocks that rose more than 70% in one year.

AeroCentury Corp. (AMEX: ACY)

Market Capitalization: US$104.02 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$4.15

Outstanding shares: 22.08 million

Free Float: 12.46 million

Burlingame, California-based AeroCentury Corp is an aircraft operating lessor and finance company. It has one operating segment: Leasing of Regional Aircraft and Engines. It leases the turboprop, jet aircraft, and engines to air carriers. 

 Its wholly-owned subsidiary Mega Metaverse Corp has a metaverse space named ‘alSpace’ that launched players registration in January for its first mini-game ‘Mano’. 

 Its stock traded in the range of US$13.34 to US$0.55 in the last 52 weeks. 

 For the nine months through September 2021, its revenue was US$5.75 million, and the net income came in at US$18.9 million, against a net loss of US$27.78 million a year ago.

 The earnings per share diluted rose to US$12.23 from a loss per diluted share of US$17.97 in the same period of 2020. 

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Urban One, Inc. (NASDAQ: UONEK)

Market Capitalization: US$229.61 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$4.25

Outstanding shares: 37.32 million

Free Float: 19.44 million

Urban One Inc is a multi-media company focused on the urban audience. Its operating segments are Radio Broadcasting, Digital, Cable Television, and Reach Media. This broadcasting company is based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

 It reported consolidated net income attributable to common shareholders of US$13.87 million or US$0.25 per diluted share on revenue of US$111.46 million in the September quarter of 2021. It booked a net loss of US$12.77 million or US$0.29 per diluted share and revenue of US$91.9 million in the same quarter of 2020.

 The stock traded in the range of US$24.16 to US$3.73 in the last 52 weeks. 

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Clinigence Holdings Inc (OTC: CLNH)

Market Capitalization: US$207.15 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$3.75

Outstanding shares: 48.17 million

Free Float: 23.50 million

Clinigence Holdings Inc is based in St. Petersburg, California. The medical technology company focuses on its medical technology business, HealthDatix, an end-to-end Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution to manage reports and analyze data. Its cloud service for healthcare providers helps them provide a personalized preventive plan to their patients.

For the three months ended September 30, 2021, it posted revenue of US$5.56 million compared to US$0.350 million in the previous year’s September quarter. It booked a net loss of US$1.8 million or US$0.04 per share diluted against net income of US$1.76 million or US$0.34 per share diluted for the same quarter in 2020.

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Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN)

Market Capitalization: US$165.77 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$3.90

Outstanding shares: 43.97 million

Free Float: 32.16 million

Hudson Technologies manufactures commercial air conditioning, processing, refrigeration systems, and industrial and refrigerant gases. This New York-based company also runs a web-based real-time monitoring service for refrigeration and other energy systems. 

For the three months ended September 30, 2021, its revenue and net income were US$60.6 million and US$15.87 million, respectively. The earnings per share diluted came in at US$0.34. The revenue and net income in the previous year’s corresponding quarter were US$41.47 million and US$0.039 million, respectively.  

It has a P/E ratio of 8.59. The stock traded in the range of US$4.89 to US$1.25 in the last 52 hours. 

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Nanophase Technologies Corp. (OTC: NANX)

Market Capitalization: US$179.80 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$3.68

Outstanding shares: 48.73 million

Free Float: 14.54 million

The Romeoville, Illinois-based company produces engineered nanomaterial solutions and sub-micron materials, such as architectural coatings, plastic additives, energy, sunscreens, and medical diagnostics. Its technologies provide nanomaterial solutions for specific customer applications across industries.

Nanophase earned revenue of US$7.9 million in the September quarter of 2021 compared to US$3.89 million in the same quarter a year ago. Its net income rose to US$1.36 million or US$0.03 per share diluted compared to the net income of US$0.430 million or US$0.01 per share diluted in the September quarter of 2020.

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Allied Corp (OTC: ALID) 

Market Capitalization: US$169.58 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$1.856

Outstanding shares: 91.67 million

Free Float: 33.96 million

Allied Corp is an international cannabis company based in British Columbia, Canada. It is focused on researching, creating, and producing cannabinoid health solutions for people who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Its two operating segments include Allied and Allied Colombia. 

For the three months ended November 30, 2021, its revenue was US$10,008, and a net loss of US$10.06 million or US$0.11 per diluted share. The revenue was US$4,200, and net loss was US$1.2 million or US$0.01 per diluted share in the same quarter of 2020.

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Iveda Solutions Inc (OTC: IVDA)

Market Capitalization: US$111.39 million

Closing price on February 18, 2022: US$1.31

Outstanding shares: 76.29 million

Free Float: 53.33 million 

Mesa, Arizona-based Iveda Solutions provides IoT sensors and devices for smart homes, smart buildings, patient and eldercare, and energy management applications.  

For the September quarter of 2021, its revenue increased to US$411,000 compared to US$278,000 in the same quarter the previous year. The net loss came in at US$453,000 compared to a net loss of US$600,000 a year ago. The loss per share diluted remained the same for both periods at US$0.01.   

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Penny stocks are typically new or emerging businesses and carry risks. Hence, investors should carefully evaluate their fundamentals and the broader market before investing in such stocks.  


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