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 April 14, 2015 - 9:15 AM EDT
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Unwired Planet Inc. (UPIP) Leads Small-Cap Stars in Early Trading for April 14

Equities.com created the Small-Cap Stars, our proprietary list of small-cap companies best-positioned for future success, to help investors identify those small-cap companies with the most fundamental strength and the best chance for future success.

In 2013, the Small-Cap Stars generated returns in excess of 45%, and 2014 brings 369 new companies that feature an excellent chance at breaking through.

Here are the today's top-performing Small-Cap Stars as of noon on the east coast:

Unwired Planet Inc. (UPIP)

Unwired Planet Inc. gained 12.74% to $0.62 in morning trading today. Volume reached 678,965 by noon. The stock's average daily volume is 168,226 shares. Unwired Planet Inc. has a 52-week high of $2.44 and a 52-week low of $0.55, and its 50-day SMA and 200-day SMA are $0.72 and $1.41 respectively.

Unwired Planet Inc is an intellectual property licensing company with mobile technology patents and patent applications. The patents cover a range of technology associated with mobile communications.

Miller Energy Resources (MILL)

Miller Energy Resources gained 11.37% to $1.06 in morning trading today. Volume reached 629,954 by noon. The stock's average daily volume is 738,423 shares. Miller Energy Resources has a 52-week high of $6.60 and a 52-week low of $0.62, and its 50-day SMA and 200-day SMA are $1.37 and $3.02 respectively.

Miller Energy Resources Inc operates as an exploration and production company that utilizes seismic data and other technologies for geophysical exploration and development of oil and gas wells.

Triangle Petroleum (TPLM)

Triangle Petroleum gained 8.94% to $6.28 in morning trading today. Volume reached 2,178,600 by noon. The stock's average daily volume is 1,238,480 shares. Triangle Petroleum has a 52-week high of $12.48 and a 52-week low of $3.10, its P/E ratio is 8.5, and its 50-day SMA and 200-day SMA are $5.25 and $7.72 respectively.

Triangle Petroleum Corp is an independent energy holding company. It has three main lines of business: oil and natural gas exploration, development and production; oilfield services; and midstream services.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INO)

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. gained 5.87% to $10.46 in morning trading today. Volume reached 1,170,810 by noon. The stock's average daily volume is 1,193,286 shares. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a 52-week high of $14.20 and a 52-week low of $6.33, and its 50-day SMA and 200-day SMA are $7.93 and $9.58 respectively.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops active DNA immunotherapies and vaccines in combination with proprietary electroporation delivery devices to prevent and treat cancers and infectious diseases.

Neuralstem Inc. (CUR)

Neuralstem Inc. gained 5.61% to $2.07 in morning trading today. Volume reached 419,464 by noon. The stock's average daily volume is 1,618,346 shares. Neuralstem Inc. has a 52-week high of $4.81 and a 52-week low of $1.66, and its 50-day SMA and 200-day SMA are $2.90 and $3.09 respectively.

Neuralstem Inc is a biotechnology company. It is engaged in the development and commercialization of treatments for central nervous system disease based on transplanting human neural stem cells and the use of small molecule drugs.

Equities.com's Small-Cap Stars: Taking Your Portfolio to the Moon

The equities.com Small-Cap Stars represent a list of small caps that our system has selected as among those most likely to make big gains this year. Our systems takes hundreds of small-cap companies and runs a complex statistical regression to determine how the best companies differ from the worst based on a few dozen fundamental metrics. This allows us to identify an industry-specific statistical profile that previously successful companies featured immediately prior to their stock taking off. Then, by applying that profile to the current markets, we can find those companies in the best position for big potential gains in the coming year.

These 369 small caps should give any investor more than a few investment ideas to get started with, and ones that should have a real chance to succeed in the volatile and unpredictable small-cap investing space.

All data provided by QuoteMedia and was accurate as of 12:00 pm ET.

Source: Equities.com News (April 14, 2015 - 9:15 AM EDT)

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