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12 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday



  • ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CTRV) shares climbed 30.9 percent to $1.78. ContraVir Pharmaceuticals shares have dropped 42.62 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 6.94 percent in the same period.
  • First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ: FBMS) shares jumped 23 percent to $22.00. First Bancshares reported Q3 net income of $2.6 million on revenue of $13.2 million.
  • MGT Capital Investments Inc. (NYSE: MGT) gained 19.7 peecent to $2.52. MGT Capital issued news on the commercial launch of its Sentinel. MGT Capital Investments shares have jumped 439.74 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 6.94 percent in the same period.
  • Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE: ENZ) shares climbed 10.3 percent to $5.59. Enzo Biochem reported Q4 non-GAAP earnings of $0.04 per share on revenue of $26.6 million.
  • Skyline Corporation (NYSE: SKY) shares gained 9.4 percent to $13.00. Skyline reported Q1 earnings of $0.09 per share, versus a year-ago loss of $0.10 per share.
  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: BLDP) shares rose 9.3 percent to $2.40. Ballard Power Systems is expected to release Q3 operating results on October 26, 2016.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) shares gained 6.8 percent to $6.93 following the announcement that the company has reached a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) to use AMD chips in its cloud service.
  • Sprint Corp (NYSE: S) shares rose 4.4 percent to $7.07. Sprint is expected to release FQ2 earnings on October 25, 2016..
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) shares gained 3.6 percent to $19.13. Louisiana-Pacific is expected to release Q3 financial results on October 31, 2016.
  • CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR) shares rose 2.6 percent to $50.87. SunTrust upgraded CIRCOR from Reduce to Hold.
  • Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) gained 2.6 percent to $22.48. Piper Jaffray upgraded Zumiez from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Watsco Inc (NYSE: WSO) shares rose 2.2 percent to $142.31. Longbow Research upgraded Watsco from Neutral to Buy.

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