In today's North American trading session broad equity markets were mixed with the Dow losing 36 points, the NASDAQ Composite gaining 0.06% and the TSX composite losing 0.72% on the day. That being said, there were some names in the cannabis space that outperformed the markets in today's trading session.
Cannabis stocks listed on the NASDAQ including GW Pharmaceuticals, Insys Therapeutics and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals posted solid gains in the markets today.
To learn more about these names and other marijuana stocks on the NASDAQ, check out our article about NASDAQ listed cannabis companies.
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Looking at our international databases of publicly traded cannabis companies, below are some names that gained in trading on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017.
AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC:AXIM)
Shares of AXIM Biotech had a positive trading day this Wednesday, gaining 1.40% on the day to close at $8.72. Today's volume in AXIM of 22,000 shares was lower than their 30-day average trading volume of 57,000.
Golden Leaf Holdings, Inc (CSE:GLH)(OTC:GLDFF)(FRA:9GL)
Following their shareholder update this morning regarding product sales in Oregon, shares of Golden Leaf Holdings finished the trading day mixed. As of the European close, Golden Leaf's Frankfurt listing closed at €0.20, down 9.50% on the day. However, their North American listings fared considerably better in today's trade. On the CSE, GLH finished the day at CAD$0.315, up 1.61% versus their previous close. GLDFF shares also had a strong day, gaining 2.17% to finish at $0.235. Volume in Golden Leaf's OTC markets listing was higher than their 30-day average trading volume of 104,000 shares.
GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ:GWPH)
GW Pharmaceuticals shares gained 1.72% in today's trading to close the day at $129.59. 366,000 shares of GWPH changed hands over the course of the session, slightly lower volume than their 30-day average trading volume.
Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY)
Shares of Insys Therapeutics closed today's trading at $11.07, up 1.28% from their previous close of $10.93. Today's trading volume in INSY was around their 30-day average volume of 1.2 million shares.
Surna Inc. (OTC:SRNA)
Surna Inc. shares finished Wednesday's trading at $0.179, up 5.29% from their previous OTC markets close of $0.17. A million shares of SRNA changed hands today, close to their 30-day average trading volume. Earlier today, Surna announced their completion of a $2.2 million private placement.
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE)
Shares of ZYNE closed today's session at $21.11, up 5.08% from their previous close of $20.09. Today's volume in Zynerba Pharmaceuticals was lower than the company's 30-day average trading volume of 482,000 shares.
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