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Today’s Top Trending Stocks – August 10, 2017

The Dow lost more than 100 points on Thursday as investors fretted over escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea. At 9:38 a.m. ET (1338 GMT) the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 85.43 points, or 0.39 percent, at 21,963.27, the S&P 500 .SPX was down 10.31 points, or 0.42 percent at 2,463.71. Hopefully, it does not affect the performance of Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA), Quorum Health Corp (NYSE:QHC), and Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE).

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) develops, manufactures and markets fiber optic sensing and test, and measurement products. The Company is focused on bringing technology solutions to measure and monitor processes in the aerospace, automotive, energy, composite, telecommunications and defense industries. In the past 20 days, the company’s share price has gone up by 18.5%. The company’s technology development revenues increased 12% to $4.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017, compared to $4.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016.

Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE:QHC) is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR). In the past 10 days, the company has seen a 17.1% increase in its stock price. Management of Quorum Health Corp. is negotiating to sell five more of its money-losing hospitals to go along with two already under contract, Quorum CEO Tom Miller said Thursday.

Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) is an oilfield technology company. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of developing combustion management technologies for the oil and gas industry. Starting July 21st, the share price of the company has increased by 22.3%. The company’s second quarter report shows that revenues increased 138% compared to same year-ago quarter and 21% over the prior quarter.


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