Market activity has picked up, with meme stocks outperforming broader market trends. Interest in these stocks has surged, largely driven by the online influencer known as “Roaring Kitty,” who ignited a social media frenzy on Reddit Inc. (NYSE: RDDT) involving GameStop (NYSE: GME) previously. Currently trending stocks on Yahoo Finance include GameStop (NYSE: GME), AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC), Dyadic International Inc. (NASDAQ: DYAI), Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), and Peraso Inc. (NASDAQ: PRSO), among others.

GameStop (NYSE: GME) saw a value surge last week following the announcement of a successful equity offering. The company raised $933.4 million by selling 45 million shares. This capital injection is expected to bolster GameStop’s financial stability and support its ongoing strategic transformation efforts.

Dyadic International Inc. (NASDAQ: DYAI), a biotech company specializing in protein manufacturing for vaccines, therapeutics, biofuels, and next-gen foods, hit a new 52-week high of $2.42 on May 30, 2024, up 103% from its low of $1.19. The stock’s 50-day and 200-day moving averages are $1.6631 and $1.6521, forming a “Golden Cross” on May 30, 2024, and showing a “Jack in the Box” pattern with a Bullish Swing Set-Up on May 31, 2024. With the bird flu outbreak escalating, the U.S. government is discussing an avian flu vaccine with Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA). Companies like Pfizer (NYSE: PFE), Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX), BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX), and Dyadic International Inc. NASDAQ: DYAI are potential collaborators. Dyadic’s COO, Joe Hazelton, talked about the bird flu threat, the company’s expansion into next-gen foods, and the “Food vs. Fuel” debate on “The Street Reports Podcast.” Listen now for more insights and for the latest developments in more detail, read more.    

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) has experienced a significant short squeeze over the past few weeks, with the stock rising approximately 45% since May 10, 2024. Last month, the company raised $250 million by selling 72.5 million shares.

Pesaro Inc. (NASDAQ: PRSO) Recently, Panasonic System Networks R&D Lab Co. Ltd. (PSNRD) has chosen its X710 chipset for a new 60GHz WLAN solution. This integration will enable wireless communication with low latency and high speeds, similar to a wired LAN, over hundreds of meters. The selection of Pesaro’s chipset by Panasonic, a global leader in consumer and enterprise technology, is seen as a significant endorsement of Pesaro’s technology. Additionally, on June 4, Pesaro announced that it has achieved ISO 9001-2015 certification, a global quality management standard that underscores the company’s commitment to customer satisfaction and quality in its mmWave solutions and products. These advancements could represent a significant paradigm shift in the wireless communication industry.

Reddit Inc. (NYSE: RDDT) commenced trading on the NYSE on March 21, 2024, following its IPO at $34. As of today, June 5, 2024, the stock closed above $60, marking a 76% increase since its debut. The IPO raised $750 million for the company.