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Benzinga's Small Cap Movers for Thursday November 29, 2012

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

THQ

Shares of THQ (NASDAQ: THQI), the Agoura Hills, CA developer and publisher of interactive entertainment softwarey, rose 38% Thursday on 6 times average volume.

There was chatroom and twitter chatter on Thursday, but no specific news.

THQ closed at $1.49 on Thursday.

Acura Pharmaceuticals

Shares of Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACUR), the Palatine, IL specialty pharmaceutical company, rose 37% Thursday on 23 times average volume.

Acura is about to launch Nexafed, a formulation that will impede the extraction of pseudoephedrine from the tablets to form methamphetamine. Nexafed's IMPEDE technology disrupts the conversion of pseudoephedrine into methamphetamine, while still providing nasal-congestion relief.

Nexafed is expected to launch by the end of the 2012.

Acura Pharmaceuticals closed at $1.95 on Thursday.

ZBB Energy

Shares of ZBB Energy (NYSE: ZBB), the Menomonee Falls, WI provider of electrical power management platforms for the renewable energy industry, rose 14% Thursday on average volume.

ZBB Energy announced Thursday a strategic supply agreement to provide controllers for Crosspoint Kinetics' second generation hybrid system.

Crosspoint Kinetics' second generation hybrid systems, initially serving the Class 4, 5 and 6 small to medium size bus markets in the United States, are valued for providing significantly greater fuel efficiency and reduced carbon emissions. Many fleets throughout North America presently have these systems operating in their equipment. The system is currently in limited production and being validated through additional testing and evaluation.

ZBB Energy closed at $0.24 on Thursday.

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