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Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)declared that it has amended, restated and expanded its senior secured revolving credit facility and entered into a new term loan facility. The Company has expanded its senior secured revolving credit facility from the previous $1.1 billion level to a renewed five year $1.2 billion facility and also signed a new five year $250.0 million term loan facility, both of which mature on November 14, 2019.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) gained volume of 3.66 million shares and the average volume of the stock remained 2.47 million shares. The 52 week range of the stock remained $15.80 – $25.51.The stock opened the session at $21.08, and closed the session at $20.37. The stock showed a negative performance of -4.41% in previous trading session.

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Stellar Biotechnologies Inc (OTCMKTS:SBOTF) a biotechnology company, engages in the aquaculture, research and development, manufacture, and commercialization of keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) protein primarily in Europe, the United States, and Asia, released that the Company’s management team has presented at the LD Micro Conference on Tuesday, December 2.

In previous session, Stellar Biotechnologies Inc (OTCMKTS:SBOTF) traded 194,092 shares and the average volume of the stock remained 122,791 shares. The 52 week range of the stock remained $0.60 – $2.36. The stock was a bull and advanced 1.92%, while its closing price stayed at $1.13.

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Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:UPL)an independent oil and gas company, is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and operation of oil and natural gas properties in the United States.

Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:UPL) volume of the stock was 3.65 million shares in the most recent session and the average volume remained 2.70 million shares. The stock added 0.69% and finished the prior session at the closing price of $14.68.

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Brightec, Inc. (OTCMKTS:BRTE)engages in the development and marketing of luminescent films incorporating luminescent or phosphorescent pigments in the United States. These pigments absorb and re-emit visible light producing a glow.

Brightec, Inc. (OTCMKTS:BRTE) traded with volume of 4.60 million shares and the average volume of the stock remained 95,935 shares. The stock declined -14.29% and finished the trading at $0.0120.