Kolkata, West Bengal -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/02/2013 -- Specialpennystockalert.com, an investment community with a special focus on updating investors with recent news on the U.S. stock market, issues news alert on BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX), Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (NYSE:MHR), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN).
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) shares increased 4.40% to $7.60. The company on Sept. 17 announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has contracted with BioCryst for the development of BCX4430 as a treatment for Marburg virus disease. NIAID, part of the National Institutes of Health, has made an initial award of $5.0 million to BioCryst. The total funding could be up to $22.0 million over five years, if all contract options are exercised. BCX4430 is the lead compound in BioCryst’s broad-spectrum antiviral (BSAV) research program.
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Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (NYSE:MHR) shares increased 4.38% to $6.44. The company will host a conference call on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. CST to discuss its third quarter 2013 financial and operating results. The Company will issue a Press Release announcing these financial and operating results before the U.S. financial markets open on the morning of the conference call.
Additionally, the company on Sept. 3 announced that it has declared a monthly cash dividend on the Company's 10.25% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, a monthly cash dividend on the Company's 8.0% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock and a monthly cash dividend on the Company's 8.0% Series E Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock.
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Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) stock gained 4.36% to $11.70. Groupon and City Harvest, the world's first food rescue organization, are partnering to present the One Groupon, One Meal campaign set to launch Sept. 23, and run through Sept. 29. Every time a subscriber purchases a Groupon from the food and drink offerings in New York City, Long Island or Westchester County, Groupon will donate the cost of one meal to City Harvest.
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