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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday



  • Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc (NYSE: EVHC) shares jumped 218.7 percent to $71.97. Envision Healthcare and Amsurg Corp (NASDAQ: AMSG) reported the completion of their merger.
  • Neovasc Inc (US) (NASDAQ: NVCN) shares jumped 80.8 percent to $0.929 following announcement of agreement with Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX).
  • Heat Biologics Inc (NASDAQ: HTBX) shares gained 22.2 percent to $1.26. Heat Biologics shares have dipped 66.12 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 5.37 percent in the same period.
  • Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ: ASNA) surged 20.5 percent to $7.03 as the company reported downbeat earnings for its first quarter on Thursday.
  • Eleven Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: EBIO) shares rose 13.8 percent to $2.39.
  • Information Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: III) climbed 12.6 percent to $3.85. Information Services reported the acquisition of Alsbridge Holdings, Inc.
  • Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) gained 12.5 percent to $44.88 after the company reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter.
  • Gencor Industries, Inc. (DE) (NASDAQ: GENC) shares gained 10.9 percent to $15.75. Gencor reported Q4 net income of $1.7 million, versus a year-ago loss of $2.2 million.
  • Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) shares gained 6.5 percent to $6.70 after surging 27.85 percent on Thursday.
  • HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM) rose 6.4 percent to $25.79. Baird upgraded HealthStream from Neutral to Outperform.
  • National Bank Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: NBHC) shares gained 5.1 percent to $ 29.26. National Bank Holdings will replace Interactive Intelligence Group Inc (NASDAQ: ININ) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on December 5.
  • New Media Investment Group Inc (NYSE: NEWM) rose 4.6 percent to $16.00. New Media Investment will replace DTS Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI) in the S&P SmallCap 600.
  • CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ: CBOE) gained 3.2 percent to $71.73. JP Morgan upgraded CBOE from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Square Inc (NYSE: SQ) shares gained 3 percent to $13.09. Deutsche Bank upgraded Square from Hold to Buy.
  • J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP) shares rose 2.7 percent to $9.78. Bank of America upgraded J C Penney from Neutral to Buy.

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