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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

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  • VisionChina Media Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ: VISN) shares surged 35.6 percent to $7.31. VisionChina shares have dropped 46.67 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 5.16 percent in the same period.
  • Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) shares climbed 20.2 percent to $14.84. Stone Energy shares have declined 74.27 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 5.16 percent in the same period.
  • The GEO Group Inc (NYSE: GEO) surged 18.8 percent to $23.17. Following Thursday's Department of Justice news regarding privately-managed prisons, GEO Group dropped on Thursday, but rebounded Friday after issuing a response to the DoJ.
  • America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) shares climbed 14.4 percent to $37.00 following Q1 results. America's Car-Mart reported quarterly earnings of $0.87 per share on revenue of $146 million.
  • Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE: CXW) gained 14.2 percent to $20.06 following a response to Thursday's DoJ announcement regarding use of private prisons. Corrections Corp shares tumbled 35.45 percent on Thursday.
  • New York & Company, Inc. (NYSE: NWY) shares climbed 13.7 percent to $2.33 as the company posted upbeat quarterly results.
  • CSP Inc. (NASDAQ: CSPI) shares gained 12.3 percent to $9.38. CSP reported Q3 earnings of $0.32 per share on revenue of $26.9 million.
  • DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE: DV) rose 10.9 percent to $24.32. Devry reported better-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter, but sales fell short of estimates. New Students decreased 22.9 percent year-over-year to 8,269 compared with 10,726 previously. Total Students in postsecondary enrollments decreased 8.8 percent year-over-year to 69, 872 compared with 76,584 previously.
  • Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) shares jumped 10.7 percent to $68.29 after the company delivered higher-than-expected results for the second quarter.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) climbed 10.2 percent to $84.80 as the company reported better-than-expected EPS and revenue for the third quarter. The company also boosted revenue forecast for the full year.
  • Angie's List Inc (NASDAQ: ANGI) shares gained 9 percent to $9.80. Raymond James upgraded Angie's List from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (NYSE: RH) rose 8.6 percent to $33.41. Goldman Sachs upgraded Restoration Hardware to Buy, while adding the stock to the Americas Conviction Buy List. The price target has been raised from $37 to $40.
  • Mentor Graphics Corp (NASDAQ: MENT) shares gained 7.9 percent to $ 23.91 after the company announced better-than-expected results for its second quarter on Thursday.
  • Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) shares gained 6.7 percent to $29.54 as the company reported upbeat earnings for its fiscal third quarter and issued a strong earnings forecast for the current quarter.
  • Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) gained 4.9 percent to $65.95 as the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings.

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