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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 -6.43% 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 -3.38% also doubled in premarket trade, with big gains for Bed Bath & Beyond /zigman2/quotes/209801102/composite BBBY +2.17% , BlackBerry /zigman2/quotes/202784246/composite BB -5.01% and GSX Techedu /zigman2/quotes/212597937/composite GSX +0.91% as well. Heavily shorted companies overseas advanced as well, with double-digit percentage gains for Pearson /zigman2/quotes/204954587/delayed UK:PSON -1.16% and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield /zigman2/quotes/207218984/delayed NL:URW -0.52% .

/zigman2/quotes/203755179/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 101.74
-6.99 -6.43%
Volume: 92.19M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$7.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
$461,857
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/zigman2/quotes/200235402/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 8.01
-0.28 -3.38%
Volume: 137.03M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$3.03 billion
Rev. per Employee
$140,744
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/zigman2/quotes/209801102/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 26.86
+0.57 +2.17%
Volume: 3.78M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$3.26 billion
Rev. per Employee
$202,883
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/zigman2/quotes/202784246/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 10.05
-0.53 -5.01%
Volume: 22.54M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$5.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$283,533
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/zigman2/quotes/212597937/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 102.85
+0.93 +0.91%
Volume: 7.19M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$24.52 billion
Rev. per Employee
$47,562
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/zigman2/quotes/204954587/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
751.00 p
-8.80 -1.16%
Volume: 3.21M
Feb. 26, 2021 4:35p
P/E Ratio
21.97
Dividend Yield
2.60%
Market Cap
£5.64 billion
Rev. per Employee
£148,808
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/zigman2/quotes/207218984/delayed
NL : Netherlands: Euronext Amsterdam
60.82
-0.32 -0.52%
Volume: 1.21M
Feb. 26, 2021 5:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
8.88%
Market Cap
€8.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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