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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Tuesday

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  • Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ: ASTC) shares climbed 23.2 percent to $1.84 as the company disclosed that its subsidiary 1st Detect and strategic partner Battelle were awarded Phase III of the DOD's JPEO-CBD next generation chemical detection solution.
  • Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAKT) surged 20.2 percent to $8.33 following Q1 results. Daktronics reported quarterly earnings of $0.13 per share on revenue of $157.1 million.
  • Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY) shares jumped 17.5 percent to $38.55 after the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its second quarter on Tuesday.
  • Momo Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ: MOMO) shares surged 15.9 percent to $20.06. Momo shares have climbed 40.85 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.29 percent in the same period.
  • Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: AREX) rose 14.7 percent to $2.96. Approach Resources shares have surged 35.08 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.29 percent in the same period.
  • Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVN) shares gained 12.9 percent to $24.28. Raven Industries reported Q2 earnings of $0.12 per share on revenue of $68 million.
  • Tableau Software Inc (NYSE: DATA) shares surged 11.7 percent to $61.27 after appointing Amazon.com, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) former executive Adam Selipsky as its new CEO.
  • First NBC Bank Holding Company (NASDAQ: FNBC) shares rose 9.9 percent to $12.98. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded First NBC Bank Holding from Market Perform to Outperform and raised the price target from $22.00 to $24.00.
  • Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) climbed 8.9 percent to $100.42 as the company posted better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter on Monday.
  • Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCVL) shares gained 6.5 percent to $29.31. Shoe Carnival will replace Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGNT) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on August 26.
  • Amedica Corporation (NASDAQ: AMDA) shares gained 5.6 percent to $1.14 as the company reported that its Intervertebral Fusion Device has received 510(k) premarket 'substantially equivalent' notification on Monday.
  • Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: EGRX) rose 5.1 percent to $62.95. Eagle Pharmaceuticals will replace Cash America International Inc (NYSE: CSH) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on September 1.
  • CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) shares gained 5.1 percent to $24.89. UBS upgraded CF Industries from Neutral to Buy and raised the price target from $22.00 to $28.00.
  • Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE: TOL) gained 4.5 percent to $30.65. Toll Brothers reported in-line earnings for its third quarter, while sales exceeded analysts’ estimates.
  • Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) shares rose 2.8 percent to $107.39 as Bloomberg reported progress in talks with Bayer.
 

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