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Best Stocks To Buy Now Under $5

Check out Benzinga's monthly stock picks and an automated table based on premarket prices for stocks under $5. Check back daily for updates.

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If you know anything about trading stocks under $5, it’s probably that if you can see pretty great return or huge losses due to their volatility. Instead of digging around all corners of the web and researching all stocks under $5, we’ve done the work for you.

Below, the biggest movers for stocks under $5 and some of our staff picks for January 2019 so you can start trading stocks under $5.

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Our March 2019 stock picks

  • India Globalization Capital (IGC): The stock was the top performing cannabis play over September, up more than 300 percent. New Age Beverages (NBEV) was the second strongest performing cannabis play, up about 235 percent.
  • Gevo (GEVO): Traders perceived this issue as a good way to win exposure following a report October 8 which suggested President Trump would announce a pro-ethanol measure. The stock was up more than 8 percent over October 8 and 9.

Biggest stocks movers of the day: all under $5 per share

Symbol Open Change Change % Volume Close
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Neurotrope
4.70 0.32 6.81% 37.73K 5.02
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CounterPath
1.58 0.11 7.06% 17.08K 1.69
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Fuel Tech
1.52 0.11 7.24% 54.98K 1.63
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Conifer Holdings
4.19 0.31 7.4% 3.61K 4.50
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China Rapid Finance
1.04 0.08 7.69% 26.65K 1.12
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Aptinyx
4.04 0.32 7.92% 38.16K 4.36
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Global Eagle Enter
1.06 0.09 8.17% 3.64M 1.15
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Barnwell Industries, Inc. Common Stock
1.32 0.12 8.92% 30.89K 1.44
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MDC Partners
1.68 0.16 9.52% 51.80K 1.84
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Intellicheck, Inc. Common Stock
2.64 0.27 10.23% 62.91K 2.91
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Leju Holdings
1.66 0.18 10.84% 11.27K 1.84
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Netshoes (Cayman)
1.46 0.17 11.64% 40.12K 1.63
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Sorrento Therapeutics
5.23 0.63 12.05% 12.86M 5.86
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Immutep
2.24 0.29 12.77% 6.09M 2.53
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India Globalization Capital Inc. Common Stock
1.96 0.26 13.33% 1.74M 2.22
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DiaMedica Therapeutics
3.35 0.45 13.43% 13.21K 3.80
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Borqs Technologies
4.40 0.60 13.63% 2.21K 5.00
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Destination Maternity
1.93 0.29 15.03% 31.68K 2.22
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Seelos Therapeutics
2.25 0.37 16.44% 18.83M 2.62
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Urban Tea
2.02 0.34 17.01% 45.58K 2.36
Symbol Open Change Change % Volume Close
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Idera Pharmaceuticals
3.00 -0.28 -9.33% 32.25K 2.72
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Reeds, Inc. Common Stock
3.08 -0.29 -9.42% 53.44K 2.79
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IMV
3.99 -0.39 -9.77% 19.61K 3.60
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China Finance Online Co
1.43 -0.14 -9.8% 14.16K 1.29
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SPI Energy Co
4.20 -0.43 -10.24% 21.29K 3.77
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Greenpro Capital
2.22 -0.23 -10.34% 7.62K 1.99
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Sienna Biopharmaceuticals
2.83 -0.30 -10.6% 10.45K 2.53
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SITO Mobile
1.77 -0.19 -10.73% 72.22K 1.58
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Pioneer Energy Services
2.14 -0.24 -10.98% 23.76K 1.91
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Quorum Health
2.13 -0.24 -11.03% 30.32K 1.90
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Mustang Bio
3.98 -0.45 -11.31% 34.61K 3.53
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SELLAS Life Sciences
1.31 -0.15 -11.45% 61.60K 1.16
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Superconductor Tech
1.90 -0.22 -11.58% 32.47K 1.68
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OpGen
0.98 -0.12 -12.24% 76.17K 0.86
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Dare Bioscience
1.93 -0.24 -12.44% 34.81K 1.69
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Trinity Biotech
2.94 -0.40 -13.61% 36.70K 2.54
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Gridsum Holding
3.76 -0.52 -13.83% 14.23K 3.24
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Amyris
2.78 -0.52 -18.71% 3.83M 2.26
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Dragon Victory Intl
1.93 -0.45 -23.32% 12.58K 1.48
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Conatus Pharmaceuticals
2.91 -1.64 -56.36% 4.03M 1.27
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