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15 Stocks Moving In Thursday's Pre-Market Session

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Gainers

  • Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) rose 30.5 percent to $3.25 in pre-market trading as the company disclosed that its JUXTAPID capsules have been approved in Japan for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
  • Genocea Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: GNCA) rose 23.3 percent to $7.05 in the pre-market trading after the company disclosed that its Phase 2b trial of GEN-003 for genital herpes has achieved primary endpoint.
  • Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ARWR) rose 21.5 percent to $8.55 in pre-market trading. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) and Arrowhead Pharma reported two cardiovacular collaborations.
  • Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR) rose 11.2 percent to $4.75 in pre-market trading. Pier 1 reported in-line loss for the second quarter, but revenue of $405.82 million, missed the Street’s consensus by $1.14 million. Its same store sales dropped 4.3 percent in the quarter.
  • SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX) shares rose 6.4 percent to $9.46 in pre-market trading after gaining 8.41 percent on Wednesday.
  • Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ: HIMX) shares rose 5.1 percent to $8.72 in pre-market trading. Himax reiterated its guidance for the third quarter. Roth Capital initiated coverage on Himax Technologies with a Buy rating and a $10.00 price target.
  • PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) rose 3.6 percent to $111.20 in pre-market trading after the company delivered better than expected core EPS and revenue for the third quarter. The company's outlook for the current fiscal year came in above the estimates.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN) shares rose 3.3 percent to $120.50 in pre-market trading after the company reported better than expected results for the fourth quarter. The company's outlook for the fiscal year 2017 is in line with the estimates.
  • eBay Inc (NASDAQ: EBAY) rose 3.2 percent to $32.86 in pre-market trading. Deutsche Bank upgraded eBay from Hold to Buy and raised the price target from $30.00 to $40.00.
  • ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE: CAG) rose 2.1 percent to $44.00 in pre-market trading. ConAgra reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter, but sales missed expectations.

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Losers

  • Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc (NASDAQ: ITCI) shares fell 63.8 percent to $15.32 in pre-market trading after its lead product candidate, ITI-007, failed a late-stage study in schizophrenia. Apparently, the drug couldn't beat the placebo, nor could it equal the performance of the active control risperidone.
  • Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSE: ATNM) shares fell 21.8 percent to $1.33 in pre-market trading. Actinium priced 8 million shares at $1.25 per share.
  • Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT) shares fell around 4.7 percent to $15.91 in pre-market trading. Pacific Crest downgraded Fitbit from Sector Weight to Underweight.
  • ICICI Bank Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: IBN) fell 4.3 percent to $7.53 in pre-market trading after gaining 0.77 percent on Wednesday.
  • Concordia International Corp (NASDAQ: CXRX) shares fell 2.1 percent to $4.66 in pre-market trading after slipping 1.45 percent on Wednesday.
 

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