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As a courtesy to Money Morning readers, we've rounded up the 10 top penny stocks to watch in April, which includes the biggest March gainers so far…
|Penny Stock||Current Share Price||March 2017 Return|
|Cancer Genetics Inc. (Nasdaq: CGIX)||$4.43||+96.9%|
|Rocket Fuel Inc. (Nasdaq: FUEL)||$5.14||+81.9%|
|Ocera Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: OCRX)||$1.20||+81.8%|
|Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPRX)||$2.02||+78.8%|
|Internap Corp. (Nasdaq: INAP)||$3.79||+68%|
|Microvision Inc. (Nasdaq: MVIS)||$2.55||+59.4%|
|Lincoln Educational Services Corp. (Nasdaq: LINC)||$2.90||+55.1%|
|Pain Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: PTIE)||$0.85||+49.1%|
|Highpower International Inc. (Nasdaq: HPJ)||$3.60||+46.9%|
|Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA)||$2.54||+35.8%|
While there are no triple-digit gainers this month, the best penny stock of March 2017 – Cancer Genetics Inc. – got the closest with a 96.9% return so far.
Remember, this list only serves as a tracking metric for stocks trading under $5 on the Nasdaq exchange. We've only included Nasdaq-listed penny stocks because they're regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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And although this means these 10 penny stock winners are much safer investments than those trading on the pink sheets, we don't recommend buying them without the proper amount of research. That includes studying the company's 10-K filing and looking for suspicious CEO compensation info.
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