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Benzinga's Small Cap Movers for Monday November 26, 2012

Below are highlights from Benzinga's daily coverage of small cap securities making big moves:

Oclaro

Shares of Oclaro (NASDAQ: OCLR), the San Jose, CA provider of lasers and optical components, rose 25% Monday on 2.5 times average volume.

Oclaro announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its Santa Rosa thin film filter business to Photop Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated (OTC: IIVI). Pursuant to the agreement, Oclaro will also sell its interleaver product line to Photop Koncent. Both transactions are expected to close December 3, 2012.

Total consideration to Oclaro for these transactions will be in the form of cash proceeds of $27 million, with $23 million to be paid upon closing, $3 million payable on or before December 28, 2012 and $1 million to be held in escrow until December 31, 2013.

Oclaro closed at $2.09 on Monday.

EntreMed

Shares of EntreMed (NASDAQ: ENMD), the Rockville, MD clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, rose 24% Monday on 32 times average volume.

EntreMed announced Monday the publication of favorable results of a preclinical study in breast cancer of its oral Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor, ENMD-2076.

EntreMed closed at $1.73 on Monday.

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Shares of Anadigics (NASDAQ: ANAD), the Warren, NJ provider of integrated RF solutions to optimize wireless, broadband and cable performance across all major networks, rose 20% Monday on 3.5 times average volume.

Anadigics was upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham, with a $2.50 price target.

Anadigics closed at $1.56 on Monday.

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