Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) dropped 3% Tuesday to a new 52-week low of $14.55. Share volume is 25% higher than the daily average of around 9.1 million. The stock’s 52-week high is $21.45. The price of gold dropped 6% in the month of September and closed on Tuesday at $1,211.60 an ounce. No sign of inflation and a stronger dollar continue to beat up on the yellow metal.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) dropped about 7% today to post a 52-week low of $7.80. The stock is down about 34% over the past 12 months, and 44% from a 52-week high of $14.05 posted in early October last year. The company’s CFO sold 160,444 shares at $8.52 on Friday and exercised his options to buy 170,000 shares on Monday at about $2.95 a share. Share volume for today is nearly double the average daily of around 980,000 shares.
Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE: TLM) sank to a new 52-week low on Tuesday of $8.57. Based on Monday night’s closing price of $8.761 that’s a drop of about 2.1%. The stock’s 52-week high is $13.38. Trading volume about 30% below the daily average of around 6.2 million shares. The company was downgraded from Buy to Hold at TD Securities today. This is another company in which activist investor Carl Icahn owns a large stake.
The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) dropped about 7.5% today to post a new 52-week — and all-time — low of $20.35. Volume is about equal to the daily average of around 590,000 shares. The 3D printer maker came public at $18 rose above $33 a share on its first day of trading. Since then the price rose to an all-time high of more than $75 in August of 2013. The stock’s current 52-week high is $70.25 and the new low is more than 70% below that.
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