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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday


Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CATB) shares jumped 59 percent to $7.13. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals and Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRPT) reported a joint research collaboration in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Tabula Rasa HealthCare Inc (NASDAQ: TRHC) shares surged 26.5 percent to $15.18. Tabula Rasa priced IPO at $12 per share.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) shares climbed 19.7 percent to $2.98 as the company disclosed that its JUXTAPID capsules have been approved in Japan for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

Biostar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: BSPM) shares gained 18.5 percent to $4.10. Biostar Pharmaceuticals shares have dropped 31.35 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.25 percent in the same period.

Mimecast Ltd (NASDAQ: MIME) shares surged 14 percent to $19.70. Mimecast priced secondary public offering of 4,000,000 shares at $16.50 per share.

Rex Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: REXX) gained 13 percent to $0.617. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Rex Energy from Sell to Hold.

Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR) climbed 13.1 percent to $4.83. 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.

Fulgent Genetics Inc (NASDAQ: FLGT) shares rose 9.8 percent to $9.88. Fulgent Genetics priced IPO at $9 per share.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ARWR) gained 10.1 percent to $7.75. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) and Arrowhead Pharma reported two cardiovacular collaborations.

ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE: CAG) surged 7.6 percent to $46.39. ConAgra reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter, but sales missed expectations.

Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE: NMBL) gained 5.8 percent to $8.58. Wells Fargo upgraded Nimble Storage from Market Perform to Outperform.

Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN) shares surged 5.4 percent to $123.00 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.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD) shares rose 5.3 percent to $34.52. Bloomberg reported that Scottrade Financial Services is working with an advisor to explore a sale and TD Ameritrade is said to be a potential buyer.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ: HIMX) shares gained 4 percent to $8.63. 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.

eBay Inc (NASDAQ: EBAY) rose 2.6 percent to $32.69. Deutsche Bank upgraded eBay from Hold to Buy and raised the price target from $30.00 to $40.00.


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