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Medical Action Industries (NASDAQ: MDCI) surged 93.92% to $13.71 after Owens & Minor (NYSE: OMI) announced its plans to buy Medical Action Industries for $13.80 per share in cash.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AERI) climbed 33.90% to $28.16 following the announcement that Roclatan phase 2b results have met all clinical endpoints.

Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ: SQBG) gained 19.64% to $13.95 after the company announced its plans to buy Galaxy Brand Holdings for about $260.3 million.

Nanosphere (NASDAQ: NSPH) surged 14.08% to $1.62 after the company reported that it has received the FDA 510(k) clearance for bacterial part of Verigene(R) Test.

Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) soared 9.31% to $96.78 after the company announced its plans to buy France's DBApparel.

Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) shares jumped 6.61% to $21.92 after the company reported a narrower fourth-quarter loss and announced its plans to split its retail and Nook Media businesses.

Atossa Genetics (NASDAQ: ATOS) gained 5.88% to $1.62 after the company received quality registration certificates ISO 13485:2003; EN ISO 13485:2012 and AC:2012 (Canadian); and ISO 9001:2008.

Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) gained 4.93% to $126.58 after the company reported upbeat fiscal third-quarter profit and lifted its full-year forecast. The company also announced a $10 billion share buyback program.

INSYS Therapeutics (NASDAQ: INSY) rose 3.52% to $30.03 after the company confirmed receiving orphan drug designation for its pharmaceutical cannabidiol for epilepsy.

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