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Jan. 27, 2021, 5:34 a.m. EST

GameStop mania continues into Wednesday, with stock up 116% in premarket action

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By Steve Goldstein

GameStop /zigman2/quotes/203755179/composite GME +42.02% shares jumped 116% in early premarket action Wednesday, with the video-game retailer among a host of heavily shorted stocks advancing. AMC Entertainment /zigman2/quotes/200235402/composite AMC +8.14% also doubled in premarket trade, with big gains for Bed Bath & Beyond /zigman2/quotes/209801102/composite BBBY -0.89% , BlackBerry /zigman2/quotes/202784246/composite BB -1.99% and GSX Techedu /zigman2/quotes/212597937/composite GSX +5.65% as well. Heavily shorted companies overseas advanced as well, with double-digit percentage gains for Pearson /zigman2/quotes/204954587/delayed UK:PSON +0.96% and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield /zigman2/quotes/207218984/delayed NL:URW +3.17% .

/zigman2/quotes/203755179/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 130.25
+38.54 +42.02%
Volume: 65.86M
Feb. 25, 2021 11:55a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$6.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
$461,857
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/zigman2/quotes/200235402/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 9.83
+0.74 +8.14%
Volume: 253.99M
Feb. 25, 2021 11:55a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$3.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
$140,744
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/zigman2/quotes/209801102/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 27.14
-0.24 -0.89%
Volume: 3.42M
Feb. 25, 2021 11:55a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$3.32 billion
Rev. per Employee
$202,883
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/zigman2/quotes/202784246/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 11.10
-0.23 -1.99%
Volume: 24.63M
Feb. 25, 2021 11:55a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$6.33 billion
Rev. per Employee
$283,533
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/zigman2/quotes/212597937/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 100.41
+5.37 +5.65%
Volume: 919,242
Feb. 25, 2021 11:55a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$22.66 billion
Rev. per Employee
$47,562
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/zigman2/quotes/204954587/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
759.80 p
+7.20 +0.96%
Volume: 1.87M
Feb. 25, 2021 4:35p
P/E Ratio
22.23
Dividend Yield
2.57%
Market Cap
£5.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
£148,808
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/zigman2/quotes/207218984/delayed
NL : Netherlands: Euronext Amsterdam
61.14
+1.88 +3.17%
Volume: 1.49M
Feb. 25, 2021 5:37p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
8.83%
Market Cap
€8.21 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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