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Benzinga's Small Cap Movers for Thursday March 14, 2013


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

Double Eagle Petroleum

Shares of Double Eagle Petroleum (NASDAQ: DBLE), the Denver, CO natural gas and oil exploration comapany, rose 16% Thursday on 8 times average volume.

Double Eagle Petroleum reported Wednesday, its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. The Company had net loss attributable to common stock of $14,050,000, or $1.25 per share, for 2012 as compared to net income of $7,964,000, or $0.71 per share, for 2011. Clean earnings, a non GAAP measure, totaled $15,200,000, or $1.35 per share, for 2012, as compared to $21,068,000 or $1.88 per share, in 2011.

Double Eagle Petroleum closed at $5.84 on Thursday.

Sigma Designs

Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), the Milpitas, CA designer and builder of semiconductor technologies fot IPTV set-top boxes, rose 17% Thursday on 17 times average volume.

Sigma Designs reported Wednesday, financial results and business highlights for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended February 2, 2013. Net revenue for fiscal year 2013 was $216.6 million, an increase of $34.0 million, or 18.6%, from $182.6 million in the previous year. Net revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $44.2 million, down $19.7 million, or 31.0%, from $63.9 million reported in the previous quarter and up $8.6 million, or 24.0%, from $35.6 million reported for the same period last year.

GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $35.5 million, or $1.05 per diluted share. This compares to GAAP net loss of $39.5 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, for the previous quarter and GAAP net loss of $18.8 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, for the same period last year.

Sigma Designs closed at $5.20 on Thursday.

ARCA biopharma

Shares of ARCA biopharma (NASDAQ: ABIO), the Broomfield, CO biopharmaceutical company, rose 38% Thursday on 19 times average volume.

ARCA biopharma was the subject of a positive Seeking Alpha article on Thursday.

ARCA biopharma closed at $3.19 on Thursday.

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