Volatile Movements: Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:GORO), Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG), GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:GTAT), Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG)

Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:GORO) will continue to cut its operating costs in efforts to foster more financial savings. The company reported that it achieved significant cost savings in the latest quarter during which it also increased production amid weak prices and demand for gold.Furthermore, the CEO Jason Raid said that he intends to challenge his team to identify more and new cost saving opportunities to ensure the company operates efficiently and saves enough money that can be reinvested or returned to shareholders. Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:GORO) stock performance was 21.59% in last session and finished the day at $4.28. Traded volume was 3,640,687 shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 560.52K shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.48. Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:GORO) insider ownership is 1.00%.

Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) stock has declined 5.31% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.60% in the last one month. However, the stock has gained 14.53% since start of this year. The company’s shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock’s 50-day moving average of $3.78 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $3.37. Vringo Inc.’s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 33.89. Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) dropped -7.67% percent to $3.13 yesterday on volume of 6,022,184 shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $3.12 – 3.40. Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) has a market capitalization of $270.79 million.

GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:GTAT) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $22.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.94 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.07) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 61.1% on a year-over-year basis. GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:GTAT)’s stock on May 13, 2014 reported an increase 6.49% to the closing price of $14.28. Its fifty two weeks range is $3.44 – 19.44. The total market capitalization recorded $1.95 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 12,284,322 shares. In its share capital, GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:GTAT) has 136.40 million outstanding shares.

This is, of course, all a moot point if Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) ends up disappointing with its earnings report, which is entirely possible. That much should be obvious. However, Plug Power continues to offer a number of attractive qualities as a long-term investment regardless of its short-term potential. Its presence among the Small-Cap Stars is a sign of strong fundamentals for a small-cap tech play, and the promising deals with FedEx and Wal-Mart could indicate that Plug’s truly becoming a major player. Either way, $10,000 invested in Plug at the start of the year is already worth over $25,000 even after its pull-back in April. On Tuesday, shares of Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) advanced 4.87% to close the day at $4.09. Company return on investment (ROI) is 202.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as -43.90%. Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) quarterly revenue growth is 16.52%.