Shares of Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp.
burst 148% higher in afternoon trade Tuesday to a record high, a day after rocketing 97%, although the Marshall Islands-based special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) didn’t release any news since last week. The 2-day total gain this week is now 389%. Volume swelled Tuesday to 400,000 shares (volume was 165,000 shares on Monday), compared with the full-day average of about 91,000 shares. The company has yet to respond to a request for comment. Prior to this week’s surge, the previous record close, since the company went public in February 2017, was $10.90 on April 7, 2017. The company said early Friday that it had completed a merger with China-based financial technology company NCF Wealth Holdings Ltd. As part of that deal, Hunter issued 200 million Class A common shares to the former NCF Wealth shareholders at the closing, Hunter Maritime said it plans to change its name to NCF Wealth Holdings Ltd. in the “coming weeks.” The stock has now run up nearly 5-fold (up 366%) over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500
has gained 6.0%.
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