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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

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  • Nutanix Inc (NASDAQ: NTNX) shares jumped 93.2 percent to $30.91. Nutanix priced IPO at $16 per share.
  • Nova Lifestyle Inc (NASDAQ: NVFY) shares climbed 42.3 percent to $3.56 after the company reported the signing of share transfer deal to sell China-based subsidiaries to Kuka Design for $8.5 million.
  • Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: AUPH) shares surged 20 percent to $3.17 as the company disclosed that voclosporin achieved primary and all pre-specific secondary endpoints in Phase IIb AURA-LV study for LN.
  • PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) shares rose 17.3 percent to $13.56. PTC Therapeutics shares have dropped 56.70 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ: COLL) shares surged 14.3 percent to $19.82. Collegium Pharmaceutical shares have declined 21.57 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Lexmark International Inc (NYSE: LXK) shares gained 13.7 percent to $39.94 after the company disclosed that it has received clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to proceed with proposed buyout.
  • Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE: DB) shares climbed 12.6 percent to $12.93. A Bloomberg report suggested some of the bank's hedge fund clients are withdrawing excess capital amid the bank's uncertain future.
  • Senomyx Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX) shares gained 9.9 percent to $4.34 after the company disclosed that it has extended its Sweet Taste Program collaboration agreement with PepsiCo, Inc. for three additional years.
  • NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) shares rose 7.1 percent to $102.97. QUALCOMM, is said in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors, according to sources as reported by Dow Jones on Thursday.
  • Skechers USA Inc (NYSE: SKX) gained 5.1 percent to $23.05. Susquehanna upgraded Skechers from Neutral to Positive.
  • Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) rose 4.1 percent to $121.95. Bernstein upgraded Rockwell Automation from Underperform to Market Perform.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) shares gained 4 percent to $153.41 as the company reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter on Thursday.
  • Casey's General Stores Inc (NASDAQ: CASY) shares gained 4 percent to $119.65. Jefferies upgraded Casey's from Hold to Buy.
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) rose 2.3 percent to $72.32. Guggenheim Securities initiated coverage on Wal-Mart with a Buy rating.
  • QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) shares rose 2.2 percent to $68.88. QUALCOMM, is said in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors, according to sources as reported by Dow Jones on Thursday. The sources said a deal, which could happen over the next two to three months, would likely be valued at over $30 billion, though NXP's market cap was already over $32 billion following the report. Mizuho Securities upgraded Qualcomm from Neutral to Buy.

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