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Afternoon Market Gainers

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Stewart Enterprises (NASDAQ: STEI) up 33.73 % to $13.03 at last check on news of agreement to be bought by Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) in a $13.25 per share cash offer.

Smithfield Foods (NYSE: SFD) climbed 29.42% to $33.61 during the afternoon check. China's Shangui buys Smithfield Foods at $34 per share in a $4.72 billion acquisition.

Celsion Corp. (NASDAQ: CLSN) soared 26.32% to $1.44 after trading at an extremely heavy volume throughout the morning.

Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX) is up 26.05% at last check and trading at $1.56 after a huge volume spike took place at noon.

Brown Shoe Company (NYSE: BWS) skyrocketed 11.76% to $20.71 after this morning's earnings topped analysts' EPS estimates.

Wet Seal (NASDAQ: WTSL) was up again today, 8.44% to $4.88 after Friday's Q1 Results.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AEGR) is up 15.20% and trading at $69.97 at last check. Canaccord Genuity raised its PT for AEGR from $54 to $90 earlier this morning.

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