Basic Material Gainers: Bioamber Inc (NYSE:BIOA), Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC), United States Antimony (NYSEMKT:UAMY), Escalera Resources Co (NASDAQ:ESCR), Methes Energies (NASDAQ:MEIL)

BioAmber Inc. (NYSE:BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that Ellen Richstone and Henry “Pete” Linsert, Jr. were elected to BioAmber’s board of directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 27, 2014. Bioamber Inc (NYSE:BIOA) stock performance was 5.05% in last session and finished the day at $9.99. Traded volume was 17,661.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 44.20K shares. Bioamber Inc (NYSE:BIOA) insider ownership is 0.10%.

Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC) rose 7.94 percent to $7.45 Monday on volume of 23,433.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $7.05 to $7.45. Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC) has a market capitalization of $15.17million.

United States Antimony Corp. (NYSEMKT:UAMY) was downgraded by analysts at ING Group from a hold rating to a sell rating. The analysts wrote, “United States Antimony (AMEX:UAMY) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. The company’s weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share.” United States Antimony Corporation (NYSEMKT:UAMY)’s stock on June 09, 2014 reported a increase of 6.71% to the closing price of $1.75. Its fifty two weeks range is $0.90 -$2.25. The total market capitalization recorded $110.70million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 27,007.00million shares. In its share capital, UAMY has 63.35million outstanding shares.

Escalera Resources Co. (NASDAQ:ESCR) has entered into a letter agreement to jointly initiate the development, construction, and operations of a gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Escalera and Wyoming GTL LLC (WYGTL) will jointly own Escalera GTL LLC (EGTL), through which the initial phase of the GTL plant will be executed. On Monday, shares of Escalera Resources Co (NASDAQ:ESCR) advanced 12.32% to close the day at $3.10. Company return on investment (ROI) is -15.60% and its monthly performance is recorded as 16.98%. Escalera Resources Co (NASDAQ:ESCR) quarterly revenue growth is 29.71%.

Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL) announced in May that it has received BQ-9000 Producer and Marketer status from the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission. BQ-9000 is a voluntary biodiesel quality assurance program. “We are very proud of this achievement,” said Nicholas Ng, president of Methes Energies. “There are not many companies that are both accredited as a producer and a marketer by the NBAC. Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL) stock performance was 5.10% in last session and finished the day at $2.06. Traded volume was 82,787.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 77.15K shares. Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL) insider ownership is 0.10%.