Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/09/2013 -- At winstonsmallcap.com we focus on undervalued companies trading under $5. Right now the markets are surging and we are seeing an opportunity in micro-cap companies like we have never seen before. Let have a Look on: (Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT), Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX), LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW)
Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT) shares increased 1.04% to $5.82. The company on Sept. 4 announced that it has acquired Dow Jones Local Media Group ("Local Media Group") from News Corp for $87 million. The Company made a total equity investment of $54 million, including transaction expenses, and financed the remainder of the purchase price with $33 million of debt. Local Media Group operates 33 local publications, including 8 daily and 15 weekly newspapers, in 7 states. Many of these publications have been providing vital local content to their communities for over 75 years.
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Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) shares jumped 4.18% to $3.24. The company on August 22 announced the number of shares tendered to it during the extended acceptance period for its recommended public offer to acquire all issued and outstanding shares and warrants (warrants series 2005-I and 2005-II) of Isconova AB ("Isconova"), which was first communicated on June 4, 2013, (the "Offer"), and which was extended to August 20, 2013.
Additionally, the company announced that Stanley C. Erck, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2013 Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. ET in Boston, MA at the Four Seasons.
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LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) shares increased 4.57% to $9.39. The company on August 28 is revolutionizing the toy category by offering two new innovative learning solutions that encourage learning as they play, and turns their parents' Apple mobile devices into the ultimate learning tools.
Additionally, the company, on August 1, announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Second quarter 2013 net sales were $83.0 million, up 16% compared to $71.5 million last year. Net loss (GAAP) for the second quarter was $3.3 million, an improvement of 59% compared to $8.1 million a year ago. Net loss per basic and diluted share (GAAP) was $0.05, an improvement of $0.07, or 58%, compared to $0.12 a year ago.
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Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW) shares gained 0.45% to $4.48. Monster.com, the flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), and GfK, an independent global market research company, on August 29 released new survey data shedding light on millennial-aged Americans' sentiment toward work and how they differ from their older colleagues in the workplace. While one may think careers would be valued most by Generation X or baby boomers, they are surprisingly valued most by America's youngest generation. When it comes to having a Career vs. a Job, millennials aged 18-30 are the most positive (62%) that having a career is very much a reality in today's work environment, even for America's youngest workers.
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