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9 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday

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  • Vista Gold Corp. (NYSE: VGZ) shares jumped 25 percent to $1.35. Gold futures gained 1.95 percent to $1,313.40 an ounce.
  • EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) shares rose 15.59 percent to $10.79. Craig-Hallum upgraded Exact Sciences from Hold to Buy.
  • Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) shares gained 12.26 percent to $45.68. Nu Skin reported a $210 million strategic investment from Ping An ZQ China Growth Opportunity Limited.
  • QLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QLGC) shares surged 9.90 percent to $14.88 after the company agreed to be acquired by Cavium Inc (NASDAQ: CAVM) for $1.36 billion.
  • Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CAPR) shares surged 8.43 percent to $4.50 as the company reported positive 12-month data from the DYNAMIC clinical trial.
  • AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ: AUDC) shares rose 7.05 percent to $4.10 as the company reported the commencement of self-tender offer for up to 3 million shares.
  • Brightcove Inc (NASDAQ: BCOV) shares gained 4.6 percent to $7.92. Dougherty & Co upgraded Brightcove from Neutral to Buy.
  • Amsurg Corp (NASDAQ: AMSG) shares rose 4.41 percent to $80.92. Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc (NYSE: EVHC) and Amsurg reported that they would merge in an all-stock deal.
  • The Kroger Co (NYSE: KR) gained 2.5 percent to $36.58 as the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter on Thursday.

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