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8 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

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  • Nortek Inc (NASDAQ: NTK) shares gained 40 percent to $87.36 after the company agreed to be acquired by Melrose Industries for $86.00 per share.
  • Versar Inc. (NYSE: VSR) shares surged 34 percent to $1.54 as the company reported that it has been awarded a new contract for critical environmental work on behalf of Air Force Civil Engineer Center with contract ceiling of $500 million.
  • Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORD) shares climbed 33 percent to $1.53 as the company reported a new three-year agreement with a global healthcare provider.
  • Hooper Holmes, Inc. (NYSE: HH) gained 13.5 percent to $1.35 after the company reported the addition of MinuteClinic to its national health screening network.
  • SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) shares surged 8.8 percent to $5.01 as the company reported that it has entered into a long-term supply agreement with Marsh Supermarkets.
  • Paramount Gold Nevada Corp (NYSE: PZG) rose 8.3 percent to $1.95. Gold futures gained 0.8 percent to $1,368.90 an ounce.
  • Silver Standard Resources Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: SSRI) shares rose 6.1 percent to $14.55. Silver futures gained 1.4 percent to trade at $20.14 an ounce.
  • Royal Gold, Inc (USA) (NASDAQ: RGLD) shares gained 5 percent to $78.48. Raymond James upgraded Royal Gold from Market Perform to Outperform and raised the price target from $72.00 to $85.00.
 

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