Rise Gold Corp. (OTCMKTS:RYESD) shares rose 2.1% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $0.50 and last traded at $0.49, approximately 21,211 shares traded hands during mid-day trading. A decline of 3% from the average daily volume of 21,938 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.48.

In related news, Director Lawrence Ward Lepard acquired 298,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 31st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $0.50 per share, for a total transaction of $149,000.00.

About Rise Gold (OTCMKTS:RYESD)

Rise Gold Corp., an exploration stage mining company, focuses on the acquisition of mineral properties. It primarily holds interest in the Idaho-Maryland Gold Mine Property that comprises approximately 93 acres surface land and approximately 2,800 acres of mineral rights located in the Grass Valley mining district of northern California.

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