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Delta Technologies Holdings Limited – Nasdaq: DELT 

China-based Delta Technology Holdings shares doubled in trading yesterday. The shares, traded on the Nasdaq under ticker DELT, benefitted from news that its Q4 sales doubled from the previous year’s Q4 figures. DELT closed Wednesday at $0.86 and rocketed to $2.28 before ending the day at $1.70 on exceptionally heavy volumes. Traders should take note that the financial reports peg the USD/RMB exchange rate at 1:6.85. 

Delta went public on the Nasdaq in 2014. Delta Technology Holdings Limited manufactures and sells fine and specialty chemicals in the People’s Republic of China utilizing green technologies. Delta Technologies provides specialty chemical products to more than 380 clients around the world. The company provides its products for automotive, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, dye and pigments, aerospace, ceramics, coating-printing, clean energy, and food additive applications.  

DELT EPS have been inconsistent since 2013 (-$2.21) with positive EPS in 2014 ($0.17) and 2015 ($0.22) but negative reported EPS in 2016 (-$0.73). DELT reported sales peaked in 2015 with $202 million in reported sales but fell to $53.4 million in 2016. Delta Technology Holdings is not followed by any firms. 

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1/19/2017
Ticker Symbol DELT
Last Price a/o 4:00 PM EST  $                      1.70
Average Volume 420,000
Market Cap 14.5 million
Sales $53.4 million
Shares Outstanding 8.55 million
Share Float 3 million
Shortable Yes
Optionable No
Inside Ownership
Short Float 0.19%
Short Interest Ratio 0.01
Quarterly Return 44.94%
YTD Return 132.30%
Year Return 58.49%

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Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Marc worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

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