Benzinga’s Volume Movers (MDAS, NKTR, TCAP, EQIX)
MedAssets Inc (NASDAQ: MDAS) shares jumped 2.47% to $24.05 at 11:47 am. The volume of MDAS shares traded was 557% higher than normal. MDAS has renewed a long-term spend management agreement with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) shares climbed 6.58% to $11.99. The volume of NKTR shares traded was 125% higher than normal. NKTR has announced that initial results of its Phase 2 study of NKTR-102 were positive.
Triangle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: TCAP) shares jumped 1.90% to $13.98. The volume of TCAP shares traded was 112% higher than normal. TCAP has invested $5.0 million, comprising both subordinated debt and equity, in Great Expressions Dental Centers.
Equinix Inc (NASDAQ: EQIX) shares rose 6.82% to $86.40. The volume of EQIX shares traded was 90% higher than normal. Analysts at Citigroup upgrade EQIX from "hold" to "buy."
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