General Electric, Synergy Pharma Stuck Again in Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

November 14, 2017 by Paul Ausick

November 14, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 170 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq, decliners and advancers by less than 4 to 3.

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) dropped about 8.2% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $17.46 after closing at $19.02 on Monday. The 52-week high is $32.38. Volume was a massive 270 million, more than four times the daily average of around 61.6 million. The industrial giant continues to pay for Monday’s dividend cut and a new strategy that has few believers.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP) dropped more than 17% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $2.02 after closing at $2.44 on Monday. The 52-week high is $7.15. Volume was around 21 million, nearlyt four times the daily average of around 5.7 million. The company priced a secondary offering of 21.7 million shares and an identical number of warrants at $2.58 per unit Monday morning.

CenturyLink Ink. (NYSE: CTL) dropped about 6.7% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $14.31 after closing at $15.33 on Monday. The stock’s 52-week high is $27.61. Volume of around 17 million was about 25% above the daily average. The telecom company had no specific news.

Opko Health Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) dropped about 13.5% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $4.55 after closing at $5.26 on Monday. The 52-week high is $12.15. Volume was around 17 million, almost 4 times the daily average of about 4.6 million. The company had no specific news.