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Small-Cap Snapshot: Boot Barn shares kick off; LaCroix swimsuits are here in time for summer

Western wear company Boot Barn grew from a family business to a national chain of more than 200 stores
Cowboy boots
Boot Barn stores carry brands like Wrangler and Tony Lama

The small cap indices are having a good day with both the Russell 2000 and the S&P 600 on the rise.

Boot Barn Holdings (NYSE:BOOT) is one of the top gainers on the index after the western wear company beat Wall Street expectations in its fiscal fourth quarter. The company started as a family-run store and now operates more than 200 stores in 29 states, selling cowboy boots and hats from brands like Wrangler and Tony Lama. Shares of the California-based retailer were up more than 14% to US$25.05.

Blink Charging Company (NASDAQ:BLNK) shares surged after reporting its first-quarter earnings. The electric vehicle charging company installed stations in three Whole Foods locations across Pennsylvania and has plans to expand to additional stores. Customers can locate the charging stations using Blink’s mobile app. Shares of the Florida-based company were up nearly 35% to US$7.34.

Evolus Inc (NASDAQ:EOLS) shares fell sharply after the medical aesthetics company’s Botox rival failed to receive FDA approval due to chemical deficiencies. Shares of the California-based company fell more than 20% to US$11.67.

National Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:FIZZ) is the parent company of cult favorite LaCroix sparkling water. Fans can now show their love for the bubbly beverage by wearing a LaCroix swimsuit from Los Angeles clothing company Public Space. One-piece suits and shorts are available for around US$40. Shares of the beverage maker were up less than a percent to US$88.06.


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