Front Runners: iBio, Inc. (IBIO), Lakeland Industries Inc. (LAKE), Alpha Pro Tech (APT)

The following Ebola-related stocks are continuing their momentum into Monday’s trade.

iBio, Inc. (IBIO) is printing a higher than average trading volume with the issue trading over 40M shares, compared to the average volume of 614,818. The stock began trading this morning at $2.23 to currently print the tape up $0.86, or 63.95%, from the prior days close of $1.47. On an intraday basis it has gotten as low as $2.06 and as high as $2.70.

On valuation-measures, shares of iBio, Inc. have a price/book and price/sales ratio of 15.81 and 483.74, respectively. T-12 return on equity is (65.66%), while return on assets is (44.02 ). EPS registers at ($0.06).

On trading-measure, IBIO has a beta of 0.90 and a short float of 0.15%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Newark, Delaware-based biotechnology company have traded between a low of $0.24 and a high of $2.70 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $0.62 and $0.49 levels, respectively.

IBIO currently prints a one year return of about 276.92% and a year-to-date return of around 332.35%.

Lakeland Industries Inc. (LAKE) is trading at unusually high volume Monday with 9.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at more than 4x its average daily volume and trading up $3.63, or 17.93%, at $23.18 as of 2:29 p.m. ET.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of the industrial protective clothing manufacturer have traded between a low of $4.75 and a high of $24.25 and are now at $21.43. Shares are up 284.15% year-over-year and 273.19% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last 52 weeks, with the 50-day and 200-day MAs included.

Shares of Alpha Pro Tech (APT) have spiked from $3.15 to $8.70 since last Monday. The stock is up another 22 percent today with 26M million shares changing hands. It is currently at 26x its average daily volume of 1,110,050.

Alpha Pro Tech shares are currently priced at 61.06x this year’s forecasted earnings compared to the industry’s 25.24x earnings multiple. Ticker has t-12 price/sales ratio of 2.97. EPS is $0.14.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Ebola protective gear maker have traded between a low of $1.49 and a high of $9.25 and are now at $8.62. Shares are up 392.05% year-over-year and 245.58% year-to-date.

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