MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA)

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) Preliminary Numbers Shock

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA)

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) stock is up over 50% as the trading day approaches lunchtime. Volume in MNGA stock is very heavy. The listed average daily volume is just over 332,000 but by mid-day over 7.2 million shares traded hands. The increased price and volume activity is due to the company’s release of preliminary Q2 financial results.

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MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA), headquartered in Tampa, FL, is a technology Company that counts among its inventions, a patented process that converts liquid waste into hydrogen based fuels. MagneGas Corporation sells MagneGas® to the welding market as a faster, safer, and hotter substitute for acetylene. The company is developing a variety of supplementary uses for MagneGas® fuels by exploiting its high burn temperature for co-combustion of hydrocarbon fuels. It is also selling equipment for the sterilization of bio-contaminated liquid waste (such as pig manure) for several industrial and agricultural markets.

The company’s Q2 2017 preliminary results were reported this morning through a company press release. Preliminary Q2 2017 revenues for MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) were $966,204 versus $837,257 for the same period last year. According to the company’s press release, the increase was primarily due to an increase in customers and distributors. Preliminary gross profit for the second quarter ending June 30, 2017 increased to $433,547 compared to $364,982 for Q2 2016. Preliminary Q2 2017 operating expenses were $3.1 million, compared to $2.8 million for the same period last year. Preliminary operating expenses for the three months ended June 30, 2017 included a non-cash charge of $1.6 million in stock based compensation.

Ermanno Santilli, Chief Executive Officer of MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA), stated:

We experienced a 50.1% increase in metal cutting fuel revenue in the second quarter of 2017 versus the same period last year. This compares favorably the industry growth rate of just 2-3%. Our growth in this segment is primarily due to the successful expansion into two new markets, which have begun to deliver consistent and scaled revenues for the Company in 2017. We have implemented additional sales and marketing initiatives, which we expect will help further drive our growth going forward. In addition, we are utilizing MagneGas2® as a key introductory product to penetrate large industrial clients. We then look to aggressively expand these relationships where we can profitably cross sell non-proprietary products. As an example of our success, our Sarasota, Florida location, opened in January of this year, is on pace to generate over $1 million in annualized revenue within the coming quarters. We look to replicate this success as we grow our Huntington, Indiana location, followed by additional locations planned in Florida in the coming quarters.”

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

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MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA)

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) Awarded Ground Breaking Patent

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA)

Shares of MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) dropped 6.68% even as the company announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) had granted it a ground breaking patent.  The ‘MagneCule’ patent details the use of energy in a manner that changes the shape of affected molecules – thereby changing their bonding mechanism.

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Ground Breaking Patent

According to the MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) a change in the bonding mechanism could lead to a more effective energy footprint – particularly in hydrogen molecules. The patented MagneCule theory according to chief executive officer Ermanno Santilli has numerous applications in the energy, transportation, and space industries.

“We believe that as these industries are under pressure to innovate, our newly released patented technology places us in an ideal position to provide value added innovation to numerous applications,” said Mr. Santilli

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) is planning to explore a low-cost proof-of-concept development project, and licensing opportunities, to validate the new technology. Chief Financial Officer Scott Mahoney expects development projects to help expand the company’s footprint in the target industries.

MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) is an alternative energy company focused on the production of hydrogen-based fuel through gasification of carbon rich liquids. The company boasts of a patented process that converts liquid wastes into MagneGas fuels. The company’s leading product, MagneGas2, has already proved to be cleaner, more productive, and faster than other alternatives in the market.

MagneGas2 Marketing Drive

The company recently confirmed the appointment of a senior supply chain industry executive who could attract up to 80 distinct automotive fabrication and manufacturing facility relationships. MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) expects the relationships to help drive sales for MagneGas2.

Some of the facilities have an annual spend of between $75,000 and $100,000 on alternative sources of energy. The hire, according to the CEO, represents a significant step in the company’s push to penetrate the global automotive industry.

Last month, MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) received a grant of $431,874 from the US Department of Agriculture, the grant is to be used to accelerate the commercialization of MagneGas Plasma Arc Venturi stabilization system.  The company plans to carry out a number of commercialization projects in the U.S, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

“This funding provides a significant source of non-dilutive capital for further investment in our sterilization business segment,” said Mr. Mahoney.

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

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About the author: James Marion is a University of Houston student studying Business with a concentration in Finance. James has interned with several investment professionals and hopes to pursue a career as a professional stock analyst after graduation.