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Benzinga's Small Cap Movers for Friday February 8, 2013


Below are highlights from Benzinga's daily coverage of small cap securities making big moves:

Entree Gold

Shares of Entree Gold (NYSE: EGI), the Vancouver, BC gold and copper exploration company, rose 18% Friday on 2.5 times average volume.

Lindsay Bottomer, Vice President Business Development, is scheduled to present at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Trade Show at 10:40 AM on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Entree Gold closed at $0.60 on Friday.

Zion Oil & Gas

Zion Oil & Gas (NYSE: ZN), the Dallas, TX-based oil and gas exploration company, which explores for oil and gas in Israel in areas located onshore between Haifa and Tel Aviv, rose 18% Friday on 4 times average volume.

On January 24, 2013, Zion Oil & Gas sent out its stockholders and other subscribers to its database a report updating the status of the Company's drilling operations. The company has been the subject of newsletter promotions recently.

Zion Oil & Gas closed at $1.25 on Friday.


Shares of Cardica (NASDAQ: CRDC), the Redwood City, CA designer and manufacturer of proprietary stapling and anastomotic devices for cardiac and laparoscopic surgical procedure, rose almost 10% Friday on lower than average volume.

Cardica released its 10-Q on announced Friday. Total net revenue was $874,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2012, compared to $912,000 for the same period in 2011. Product sales decreased by $38,000, or 5%, to $773,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2012, compared to $811,000 for the same period in 2011. The decrease in product sales for the three months ended December 31, 2012, was primarily attributable to lower PAS-Port system sales, offset in part by the first commercial sales of the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 of $24,000.

Cardica closed at $1.38 on Friday.

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