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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

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  • Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE: CXW) shares jumped 37.1 percent to $19.46. Prison shares are trading significantly higher after the victory of Donald Trump.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) shares climbed 29.3 percent to $14.68 after the company reported better-than-expected Q3 results and raised its FY 2016 guidance.
  • Foresight Energy LP (NYSE: FELP) shares gained 26.1 percent to $7.20. Foresight Energy reported a Q3 loss of $24.3 million on revenue of $230.8 million.
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: IONS) shares rose 25.8 percent to $39.56. Ionis Pharma posted Q3 earnings of $0.06 on revenue of $110.9 million.
  • Applied Genetic Technologies Corp (NASDAQ: AGTC) gained 22 percent to $8.60. Applied Genetic Technologies reported Q3 earnings of $0.20 per share on revenue of $11.806 million. Roth Capital upgraded Applied Genetic Technologies from Neutral to Buy
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) surged 21.4 percent to $11.25. Ariad Pharmaceuticals disclosed that its Phase 1/2 trial data on investigational drug brigatinib were published in The Lancet Oncology.
  • Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX) gained 20.2 percent to $2.83. Arotech reported Q3 net income of $636,000 on revenue of $24.3 million.
  • United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) rose 18.8 percent to $24.89 after Trump victory. Deutsche Bank upgraded United States Steel from Hold to Buy.
  • Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) shares jumped 17.5 percent to $7.72 after gaining 0.30 percent on Tuesday.
  • The GEO Group Inc (NYSE: GEO) shares surged 17 percent to $27.95 following Donald Trump's victory.
  • SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX) shares climbed 12.5 percent to $7.07 after the company reported a new $35 million deep water ocean-bottom marine project award.
  • First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE: AG) shares rose 13.4 percent to $9.23. First Majestic reported Q3 earnings of $0.07 per share on revenue of $79.3 million.
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) gained 12 percent to $6.80 after gaining 3.23 percent on Tuesday.
  • McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) rose 7.2 percent to $139.83. Mizuho upgraded McKesson from Neutral to Buy.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) rose 5.3 percent to $251.80. Deutsche Bank upgraded Lockheed Martin from Hold to Buy.

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