On the upside
Rising silver prices lifted shares of Endeavour Silver (NYSE: EXK), First Majestic Silver (NYSE: AG) and Silvercorp Metals (NYSE: SVM).
A Seeking Alpha contributor listed AuRico Gold (NYSE: AUQ) as one of seven undervalued small cap stocks.
On the downside
Gordmans Stores (Nasdaq: GMAN) reported higher second quarter earnings as revenue rose but comparable store sales barely edged up 0.1%. A Seeking Alpha Contributor wrote that Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) was a better dividend growth stock that Altria (NYSE: MO).
Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) added a mere 5,442 broadband customers in the last quarter.
In the broad market, advancing outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 5 to 2 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks rose 3 points to 811.