5 Micro-Cap Stocks Volatile on News: Neutral Tandem (IQNT), James River Coal (JRCC), Brightcove (BCOV), Mindspeed (MSPD), Vringo (VRNG)

Neutral Tandem Inc (NASDAQ:IQNT) trended 52.01% higher to end last trading session at $4.53 after ranging between $3.90 and $5.11. The company has reported Q1 profit, beating the analyst estimate for a loss of $0.01.

A quick look on this stock’s price history reveals beta used to measure the volatility or systematic risk in comparison to the market as a whole was 0.81 and the percentage change in the price over the past 52 weeks remained at -59.77%. The price range in those 52 weeks had a best score of $14.15 on Jul 9, 2012 while lowest level during that period was $2.10 on Nov 20, 2012

James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC) ranged in price between $1.68-$2.27 and gained 29.09% to close at $2.13 after it reported wider loss but that was better than the analyst estimate. The stock moved down -33.64% in this year and its price history showed that most recently beta was at 1.93.

Overall during the last 12 months, the percentage change in the price was -52.03%, hitting the highest of $5.89 on Oct 24, 2012 while lowest level in that period was $1.46 on Apr 2, 2013.

Brightcove Inc (NASDAQ:BCOV) ranged in price from $6.61 to $7.98 in the last session and closed 24.75% higher to $7.51 after its Q1 EPS and revenue topped estimates. Its shares declined -16.92% so far in 2013. The percentage change in the price over the last fifty two weeks remained at -60.47%. The price range in that 1-year period had a best hit of $20.50 on May 4, 2012 while lowest level in the same period was $4.89 on Apr 22, 2013.

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSPD) stock sold in a range of $2.61 to $3.11 before ending 17.47% higher to settle at $2.69. The boost came in as the company said it is evaluating strategic options.

So far, the share price of this stock slipped -42.52% in this year and stock’s price history revealed that beta was maintained at 2.14 and the percentage change in the price over the last fifty two weeks remained as -42.27%.

Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) ranged in price between $2.78-$3.14 and gained 3.90% to close at $2.93 after getting positive Court ruling against Google, AOL, IAC, Gannett, and Target. The stock moved up 2.09% in this year. Overall during the last 12 months, the percentage change in the price was -13.31%, hitting the highest of $5.73 on Oct 9, 2012while lowest level in that period was $1.75 on Oct 31, 2012.