Basic Material Volatile Stocks: Triangle Petroleum (NYSEMKT:TPLM), General Moly (NYSEMKT:GMO), Golden Minerals (NYSEMKT:AUMN), Quicksilver Resources (NYSE:KWK), Allied Nevada (NYSEMKT:ANV)

Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:TPLM) had its price objective hosited by Howard Weil from $11.00 to $15.00 in a report released on Thursday. Howard Weil currently has a sector outperform rating on the stock. Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) stock performance was -7.62% in last session and finished the day at $11.27. Traded volume was 2.50million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 1.59million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.32. Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) insider ownership is 0.90%.

General Moly, Inc (NYSE:GMO) was the target of a large increase in short interest in May. As of May 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,340,858 shares, an increase of 0.3% from the May 15th total of 5,327,381 shares, American Banking reports. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 374,247 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.3 days. Approximately 7.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) dropped -3.70 percent to $1.04 Tuesday on volume of 580,504.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $1.02 to $1.15. General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) has a market capitalization of $95.54million.

Shares of Golden Minerals Co. (NYSEMKT:AUMN) shot up after the junior announced it would reopen its Mexico-based Velardena silver-gold mine in July as a leaner and lower cost operation. Golden Minerals Co (NYSEMKT:AUMN)’s stock on June 24, 2014 reported a decrease of -4.96% to the closing price of $1.15. Its fifty two weeks range is $0.42 -$1.64. The total market capitalization recorded $50.06million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 534,589.00million shares. In its share capital, AUMN has 43.54million outstanding shares.

Quicksilver Resources Inc (NYSE:KWK) on May 1 announces it closed on the previously announced sale to Southwestern Energy Production Company of its jointly owned holdings with SWEPI LP (“Shell”) in the Sand Wash Basin for gross cash proceeds of $180 million. The company received total cash proceeds of $93.5 million per the conditions as set forth in the purchase and sale agreement, which includes a deposit of $4.5 million received on March 4, 2014 when the agreement was executed. On Tuesday, shares of Quicksilver Resources Inc (NYSE:KWK) dropped -5.43% to close the day at $2.61. Company return on investment (ROI) is 45.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as 12.99%. Quicksilver Resources Inc (NYSE:KWK) quarterly revenue growth is 5.67%.

Analysts at Bank of America reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV) in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. They now have a $4.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $4.65. Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV) stock performance was 1.34% in last session and finished the day at $3.78. Traded volume was 6.77million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 3.57million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.49. Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV) insider ownership is 3.30%.