Volatile Stocks In News: Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN), Aviat Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNW), Life Time Fitness, Provectus Pharmaceuticals Inc., NewLead Holdings

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)’s shares gained 4.21% to $2.02. The company on May 9 announced that it has set May 28, 2014 as the record date for the distribution to Geron stockholders of the Series A Common Stock from Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (“Asterias”) that Geron received in the previously announced transaction to divest Geron`s human embryonic stem cell assets, which closed on October 1, 2013. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) stock performance was 1.03% in last session and finished the day at $1.96. Traded volume was 3,801,675 shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.47 Million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.72. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) insider ownership is 0.40%.

Aviat Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNW)’s higher announced its new microwave radio- WTM 3300. The company claims that this is the “smallest and the lightest 70-80 GHz radio currently on the market.”The design allows the use of the embedded antenna that is almost invisible, which makes it usable in the areas where highly-visible parabolic antennas cannot be used. AVNW claims that apart from providing the high bit rates, these radios also have a range of upto 10 km in certain regions. Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW) rose 7.69% to $1.12 yesterday on volume of 3,487,137 shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $1.04 – 1.21. Aviat Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNW) has a market capitalization of $69.61 million.

Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM), on Monday, May 26, 2014 the Healthy Way of Life Company, will host thousands of athletes and spectators at the 24(th) annual Life Time Tri CapTex in Austin, Texas. Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM)’s stock on May 21, 2014 reported a increase of 12.12% to the closing price of $54.30. Its fifty two weeks range is $40.15 – 56.94. The total market capitalization recorded $2.22 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 5,438,290 shares. In its share capital, Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM) has 40.87 Million outstanding shares.

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:PVCT) issued a press release announcing on May 19, 2014, that certain of the Company’s executive officers, directors and key advisors will ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on May 22, 2014 in connection with the commencement of trading of the Company’s common stock on the NYSE MKT on May 16, 2014, under the Company’s existing ticker symbol “PVCT. On wednesday, shares of Provectus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT:PVCT) dropped -17.04% to close the day at $2.24. Its monthly performance is recorded as -3.45%. Provectus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT:PVCT) quarterly revenue growth is 16.67%.

NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NEWL) continued to soar Wednesday after the shipping company’s announcement on Monday of delivery of one eco-type handysize vessel. NewLead shares exploded 305.2% on Monday after the company said it received delivery of NewLead Albion, a ship with capacity of 32,318 dwt. The company announced it expects NewLead Albion to generate $2 million EBITDA per year assuming $1.73 million yearly OPEX.NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NEWL) rose 32.93% to $4.40 yesterday on volume of 36,431,064 shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $3.80 – 4.79. NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NEWL) has a market capitalization of $13.90 million.