Benzinga's Volume Movers
EPL Oil & Gas (NYSE: EPL) shares moved up 29.18% to $37.60. The volume of EPL Oil & Gas shares traded was 3791% higher than normal. Energy XXI (NASDAQ: EXXI) announced its plans to buy EPL Oil & Gas for about $1.53 billion.
VeriFone Systems (NYSE: PAY) shares rose 11.69% to $32.67. The volume of VeriFone shares traded was 561% higher than normal. VeriFone reported upbeat fiscal first-quarter results and issued a strong full-year earnings forecast.
Vipshop Holdings (NYSE: VIPS) shares climbed 2.03% to $146.65. The volume of Vipshop shares traded was 477% higher than normal. Vipshop priced its offering of $550 million of 1.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 and secondary offering of 1,140,000 ADSs.
Chimerix (NASDAQ: CMRX) surged 16.31% to $24.19. The volume of Chimerix shares traded was 424% higher than normal. Chimerix received the FDA approval to provide brincidofovir to Josh Hardy.
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