Benzinga's Top #PreMarket Gainers
Hortonworks Inc (NASDAQ: HDP) shares surged 11.52 percent to $24.30 in pre-market trading after the company reported a narrower-than-expected loss for the first quarter.
Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) shares climbed 7.63 percent to $2.82 in pre-market trading after jumping 35.05 percent on Tuesday.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) shares gained 7.19 percent to $133.00 in the pre-market trading session on news that a regulatory advisory committee recommended approval of its cystic fibrosis treatment called Orkambi. An FDA decision is expected by July 5.
Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) gained 5.48 percent to $90.71 in pre-market trading after the company announced its plans to buy Pall Corp for $13.8 billion.
Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL) shares rose 5.08 percent to $124.65 in pre-market trading after the company agreed to be acquired by Danaher Corporation for $127.20 per share in cash.
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