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12 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday



  • Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW) shares jumped 55.4 percent to $2.58 as the company agreed to be acquired by Crestview Partners for $2.58 per share in cash.
  • Siebert Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: SIEB) shares surged 35.3 percent to $1.57. Kennedy Cabot Acquisitoin agreed to acquire around 90 percent of Siebert stock.
  • Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solutions Hldg Ltd (NASDAQ: KONE) gained 24 percent to $8.38. Kingtone Wirelessinfo shares have climbed 90.96 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 11.39 percent in the same period.
  • Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE: PES) shares climbed 14.1 percent to $3.74. Jefferies upgraded Pioneer Energy from Hold to Buy.
  • IMPINJ Inc (NASDAQ: PI) rose 11.3 percent to $30.68. Pacific Crest maintained an Overweight rating on IMPINJ, while raising the price target from $24 to $29.
  • Skypeople Fruit Juice Inc (NASDAQ: SPU) shares surged 10.7 percent to $12.75 after dropping 8.57 percent on Thursday.
  • MGT Capital Investments Inc. (NYSE: MGT) shares climbed 8.4 percent to $3.48 as the company disclosed that it has filed to withdraw registration statement on Form S-3.
  • Alphatec Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: ATEC) shares gained 7 percent to $4.42 after the company disclosed that it has completed the sale of its international business to Globus Medical.
  • Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ: MELI) shares rose 6.5 percent to $185.04. JP Morgan upgraded Mercadolibre from Neutral to Overweight.
  • AMEC Foster Wheeler plc (NYSE: AMFW) gained 6.2 percent to $7.69. Bank of America upgraded AMEC Foster Wheeler from Neutral to Buy.
  • First Cash Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ: FCFS) rose 5.6 percent to $53.12. First Cash Financial Services disclosed the completion of the merger between First Cash Financial Services and Cash America International Inc (NYSE: CSH).
  • Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) gained 3.5 percent to $46.37. Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Cornerstone OnDemand with an Overweight rating.

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