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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Tuesday



  • Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEI) shares jumped 23 percent to $91.15 after the company announced an agreement to sell Giddings Area assets for $400 million and named Patrick Cooke as COO.
  • Second Sight Medical Products Inc (NASDAQ: EYES) shares gained 18.3 percent to $3.36 following news that the company has successfully implanted and activated a wireless visual cortical stimulator in a human subject.
  • SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX) shares climbed 16.6 percent to $8.72 after the company announced the receipt of $24.4 million Alaskan tax credit certificates.
  • Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: GBT) gained 14.5 percent to $20.33 following a pair of news items announced in a company press release. The company has reached an agreement with the FDA regarding the design of its pivotal trial for GBT440 in adults and adolescents with sickle cell disease. The company announced in an SEC filing that the company's Chief Medical Officer, Eleanor Ramos, will retire, effective today.
  • Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) rose 14.1 percent to $23.05 after the company posted strong Q3 results.
  • Capella Education Company (NASDAQ: CPLA) climbed 10 percent to $66.50 on better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
  • Crane Co. (NYSE: CR) shares rose 9.1 percent to $66.01 on stronger-than-expected Q3 earnings.
  • New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE: EDU) shares gained 8.8 percent to $52.67. New Oriental Education posted Q1 adjusted earnings of $0.90 per share on revenue of $534.1 million.
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) rose 7.4 percent to $5.57 after the company posted stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) shares gained 6.6 percent to $247.55. Lockheed Martin posted upbeat quarterly earnings.
  • Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) rose 6.3 percent to $12.75 after the company reported better-than-expected Q3 results.
  • Orange SA (ADR) (NYSE: ORAN) shares gained 4.7 percent to $15.94. Orange posted Q3 adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of 3.6 billion euros ($3.9 billion) and revenue of 10.3 billion euros.
  • Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE: PG) shares gained 4.2 percent to $87.60 after the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter on Tuesday.
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) shares rose 4.1 percent to $54.31 after the company reported a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss.
  • Swift Transportation Co (NYSE: SWFT) rose 3.4 percent to $20.96. Swift beat quarterly EPS estimates, but missed sales expectations.

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