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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

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  • Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: AVXL) shares surged 42.2 percent to $4.47 after it was announced one of their compounds will be tested in a Biogen Neurological Protection mode.
  • Skypeople Fruit Juice Inc (NASDAQ: SPU) shares gained 32.5 percent to $9.33.
  • Harmonic Inc (NASDAQ: HLIT) shares climbed 20.4 percent to $5.61. Harmonic reported a warrant deal with Comcast Corporation.
  • Origin Agritech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SEED) shares climbed 18.8 percent to $2.77 as the company reported the sale of commercial seed production and distribution business for around $60 million.
  • Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: UUU) rose 16.7 percent to $3.63. Universal Security Instruments reported a Q4 loss of $0.34 per share on revenue of $3.413 million.
  • Ocean Power Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: OPTT) surged 14.7 percent to $8.26. Ocean Power Technologies shares have surged 60.00 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 14.78 percent in the same period.
  • China Ceramics Co Ltd (NASDAQ: CCCL) gained 14 percent to $3.42. China Ceramics reported Q2 earnings of $1.18 per share on revenue of $31.1 million.
  • Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTS) shares rose 9.3 percent to $16.77. Tile Shop Holdings will replace EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIQ) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on September 30.
  • ContraFect Corp (NASDAQ: CFRX) surged 7.8 percent to $2.49. William Blair initiated coverage on ContraFect with an Outperform rating.
  • Cypress Energy Partners LP (NYSE: CELP) gained 6.2 percent to $9.36. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Cypress Energy Partners from Hold to Buy.
  • Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) rose 6 percent to $61.60. Credit Suisse upgraded Dillard's from Neutral to Outperform.
  • Myokardia Inc (NASDAQ: MYOK) shares surged 5.6 percent to $15.97. MyoKardia priced an underwritten public offering of 3,800,000 shares of its common stock at $15.00 per share, before underwriting discounts.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRPT) shares rose 4.3 percent to $61.64. RBC Capital maintained Sarepta Therapeutics with an Outperform and raised the price target from $83.00 to $108.00.
  • Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP) rose 3.7 percent to $15.00. UBS upgraded Hi-Crush Partners from Sell to Neutral.
  • BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) gained 3.4 percent to $8.15. BlackBerry adjusted earnings topped estimates, but revenue fell shy of the expectations. The company lifted its outlook for the fiscal year. BlackBerry also reported its first major device software licensing agreement with joint venture PT BB Merah Putih for the Indonesian market.

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