Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 14.99% to $0.58 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, about 9.25 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Amyris, Inc. (AMRS) released that it has expanded its strategic alliance with a global nutraceuticals market leader. The new contract represents a important expansion in predictable income compared to the previous contract reported on April 27, 2016, and comprises the addition of a new nutraceutical target, a credit line of up to $25 million with a 5-year maturity, and an option for a $5-million strategic investment from one of the world’s leading nutraceuticals manufacturers.
Amyris has already started large shipments of farnesene as part of its earlier reported supply contract with this partner, for which Amyris has become an essential part of its highly disruptive technology to capture market share. The partner is nearing completion of a dedicated manufacturing facility to convert Amyris’s farnesene and expand volume production over time. The firm has institutional ownership of 40.80%, while insider ownership included 1.20%. AMRS attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 with week’s performance of 20.83%. Investors looking additional ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 20.00%.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a decrease of -0.90% to 43.85 with about 2.36 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Bodof Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (BERY) released that Thomas E. (Tom) Salmon has been unanimously elected as Berry’s President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 3, 2016. As President and Chief Operating Officer, Salmon will be responsible for the Firm’s operating businesses, operations, supply chain, and procurement.
Salmon presently serves as President of the Firm’s Consumer Packaging Division. The Firm also reported that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan D. (Jon) Rich, has informed the Bodof his intention to retire as Chief Executive Officer effective in February 2017. Upon his retirement, Rich will continue to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 57.79% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -5.21%.
Same, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 11.89% and for the year was 40.14%, while the YTD performance remained at 21.20%. BERY has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.89.