Aqua Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) was up 5.4% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $9.20 and last traded at $8.96, with a volume of 235,349 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.50.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aqua Metals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 13th.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $10.46 and a 200-day moving average of $8.16. The stock’s market cap is $128.65 million.

Aqua Metals, Inc is engaged in the business of recycling lead through a process that the Company developed and named AquaRefining. AquaRefining process will provide for the recycling of lead acid batteries (LABs) and the production of lead. AquaRefining is a water-based ambient temperature process. The modular nature of AquaRefining makes it possible to start LAB recycling at a smaller scale than is possible with smelters.

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