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8 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

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Sophiris Bio Inc (NASDAQ: SPHS) shares jumped 89.74 percent to $2.22 after the company reported successful results from Phase 2a trial of topsalvsin in localized prostate cancer.

New Concept Energy, Inc. (NYSE: GBR) surged 65.92 percent to $2.97.

Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: EGRX) shares gained 38.80 percent to $57.56.

Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL) shares climbed 25.92 percent to $32.50 after Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced plans to acquire Axiall for $33.00 per share in all-cash transaction.

Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: GBT) shares gained 20.09 percent to $26.60 after the company reported new data supporting safety and efficacy profile of GBT440.

H & R Block Inc (NYSE: HRB) gained 11.79 percent to $24.08 as the company reported better-than-expected results for its fourth quarter and lifted its quarterly dividend to $0.22 per share.

Organovo Holdings Inc (NYSE: ONVO) rose 11.54 percent to $3.19. Organovo reported a Q4 loss of $0.09 per share on revenue of $0.5 million.

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) shares climbed 9.53 percent to $18.96. Canaccord Genuity upgraded Ducommun from Hold to Buy.

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