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KiOR (NASDAQ: KIOR) rose 33.51% to $0.765 on news in pact with KFT Trust on $25 million Note Purchase.

IsoRay (NYSE: ISR) shares jumped 19.55% to $2.63. The rise in the shares may be attributed to Cesium 131 presentation announcement.

Balchem (NASDAQ: BCPC) gained 11.90% to $58.32 after the company announced its plans to aquire SensoryEffects for $567 million.

Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) shares climbed 11.57% to $488.68 after the company announced the FDA clearance and U.S. introduction of the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System.

MGT Capital Investments (NYSE: MGT) shares surged 9.34% to $2.00 after the company announced its plans to acquire the DraftDay fantasy sport business and software platform.

Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ: RBCN) shares climbed 9.21% to $12.33 after JP Morgan upgraded the stock from Neutral to Overweight and lifted the target price from $12 to $14.

Durata Therapeutics (NASDAQ: DRTX) surged 8.79% to $14.65 after the FDA Advisory Committee unanimously recommended the approval of Durata's Dalvance.

Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ: MPEL) climbed 7.48% to $41.54 following announcement that Macau gaming revenue has surged 13.1% for the month of March.

TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TLOG) gained 6.90% to $6.82 after the company announced the publication of preclinical characterization of Birinapant.

Stereotaxis (NASDAQ: STXS) gained 6.35% to $4.52 after the company submitted 510(k) application to the FDA for Vdrivewith V-Loop System.

Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT) shares gained 5.58% to $49.55 after the company reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and issued a strong full-year forecast. Verint reported its adjusted earnings of $0.91 per share on revenue of $257.1 million.

JA Solar Holdings Co (NASDAQ: JASO) rose 4.03% to $10.58 after gaining 0.99% on Monday.

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) rose 3.69% to $83.76 following announcement that Macau gaming revenue has surged 13.1% for the month of March.

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) rose 2.62% to $18.38 after JMP Securities upgraded the stock from Market Perform to Outperform.

Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE) climbed 2.35% to $9.15 after the company opened America's Natural Gas Highway stations in Texas and Oklahoma.

Medivation (NASDAQ: MDVN) shares rose 1.49% to $65.33 after the company named Rick Bierly as its new Chief Financial Officer.

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