Why Beneficient (BENF) Shares Are Exploding Higher

Zinger Key Points
  • Beneficient shares are trading higher by 290% during Friday's session.
  • The company announced it regained compliance with the Nasdaq.

Beneficient BENF shares are trading higher by 290% to $7.50 during Friday’s session after the company announced it regained compliance with the Nasdaq. The company says this ensures its securities will remain listed and traded on Nasdaq.

At the time of publication, the stock has experienced multiple halts to the upside due to significant volatility.

The significant increase in the stock price, coupled with multiple trading halts due to volatility, suggests that there may be a short squeeze occurring. If investors who had previously shorted the stock are forced to buy shares to cover their positions, it can further drive up the stock price as demand increases.

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How To Buy BENF Stock

Besides going to a brokerage platform to purchase a share – or fractional share – of stock, you can also gain access to shares either by buying an exchange traded fund (ETF) that holds the stock itself, or by allocating yourself to a strategy in your 401(k) that would seek to acquire shares in a mutual fund or other instrument.

For example, in Beneficient’s case, it is in the Financials sector. An ETF will likely hold shares in many liquid and large companies that help track that sector, allowing an investor to gain exposure to the trends within that segment.

According to data from Benzinga Pro, BENF has a 52-week high of $1,320.00 and a 52-week low of $1.86.

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