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Millennial Media, Inc. (NYSE: MM) shares jumped 29.48 percent to $1.74 after AOL, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) announced its plans to acquire Millenial Media for $1.75 per share Of Millennial common stock.

Alteva Inc (NYSE: ALTV) shares gained 27.93 percent to $4.58 after Momentum Telecom agreed to acquire Alteva.

Methode Electronics Inc. (NYSE: MEI) rose 18.18 percent to $32.37 after the company reported upbeat Q1 earnings.

Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE: LCI) shares surged 19.75 percent to $59.25 after the company announced its plans to acquire Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $1.23 billion.

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) rose 17.38 percent to $3.58 following announcement of the NEJM articles mentioning transformative potential of imetelstat in hematologic myeloid malignancies.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF) jumped 16.20 percent to $33.36 after the company reported upbeat Q3 earnings and raised its FY15 earnings outlook.

NCI Building Systems Inc (NYSE: NCS) climbed 14.07 percent to $11.35 on better-than-expected Q3 earnings.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD) shares gained 9.54 percent to $41.70. Acadia Pharma appointed Steve Davis as CEO. The company also reported that it has submitted a New Drug Application to the FDA for NUPLAZID for the treatment of Parkinson's disease psychosis.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) rose 5.30 percent to $2.49 following announcement of first marina sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline at Harbor Marina Pumps at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri.

Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE: PLNT) shares gained 3.45 percent to $19.14 after the company reported better-than-expected results for the second quarter.

 

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