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Benzinga's Small Cap Movers for Thursday February 21, 2013

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

CombiMatrix

Shares of CombiMatrix (NASDAQ: CBMX), the Irvine, CA molecular diagnostics company, rose 136% Thursday on 6.5 times average volume.

A Seeking Alpha report on Thursday said CombiMatrix sheares would double by the end of February. And today they did, trading as high as $7.64.

CombiMatrix closed at $6.75 on Thursday.

ParkerVision

ParkerVision (NASDAQ: PRKR), the Jacksonville, CA designer, developer and marketer of proprietary RF technologies, rose 73% Thursday on 33 times average volume.

ParkerVision announced Thursday that on February 20, 2013, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida issued its patent claim construction ruling, or "Markman Order", in the ongoing patent infringement action between ParkerVision and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM). The litigation, filed in July 2011, involves Qualcomm's development and sale of certain of its products that ParkerVision believes infringe numerous claims from six patents owned by ParkerVision.

ParkerVision closed at $4.21 on Thursday.

NeuroMetrix

Shares of NeuroMetrix (NASDAQ: NURO), the Waltham, MA medical device company, rose 29% Thursday on 21 times average volume.

NeuroMetrix share rose on chatter of a potential deal or collaboration with Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN).

A spokesperson for Amgen declined comment on the rumor. A NeuroMetrix spokesperson was not available for comment.

NeuroMetrix closed at $3.00 on Thursday.

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