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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Tuesday

  • Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CNAT) shares jumped 130.6 percent to $4.52 following announcement of a licensing deal with Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE: NVS).
  • Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) shares surged 73.5 percent to $19.35. Fred's and its subsidiary Fred's Pharmacy, agreed to purchase 865 stores and certain assets from Walgreens and Rite Aid in a deal valued at $950 million.
  • Bonanza Creek Energy Inc (NYSE: BCEI) shares jumped 18.6 percent to $2.23. Bonanza Creek Energy shares have dropped 56.68 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 11.94 percent in the same period.
  • Akebia Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: AKBA) shares climbed 18.3 percent to $9.88. Akebia and Otsuka Pharmaceutical announced a partnership to develop and commercialize vadadustat in the U.S.
  • Hill International Inc (NYSE: HIL) gained 16.4 percent to $4.25 after the company agreed to sell Construction Claims Group to a private equity firm Bridgepoint for $147 million in cash.
  • Voltari Corp (NASDAQ: VLTC) climbed 16.3 percent to $2.85. Voltari shares have dropped 52.70 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 11.94 percent in the same period.
  • Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGW) rose 12.6 percent to $63.28 after the company posted upbeat Q4 earnings.
  • W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) shares climbed 12.3 percent to $3.38 after climbing 13.11 percent on Monday.
  • ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD) surged 11.9 percent to $28.45 after the company disclosed that it has achieved primary endpoint in reduction of psychosis versus placebo by NPI-NH Psychosis score in Phase 2 exploratory study.
  • Arca Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ABIO) shares gained 11.1 percent to $2.61 after dropping 2.08 percent on Monday.
  • KemPharm Inc (NASDAQ: KMPH) shares rose 9 percent to $3.65 after the company disclosed that it has been granted Fast Track designation for KP201/IR.
  • Spark Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ONCE) gained 4 percent to $52.85. BMO Capital initiated coverage of Spark Therapeutics with an Outperform rating.
  • NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) rose 3.6 percent to $105.27. Mizuho maintained NVIDIA with a Buy and raised the price target from $80.00 to $115.00.
  • BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) rose 3.2 percent to $7.95 after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter on Tuesday.
  • McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) gained 2.8 percent to $7.74. KeyBanc upgraded McDermott from Sector Weight to Overweight.

Latest Ratings for CNAT

Mar 2019DowngradesBuyNeutral
Mar 2019DowngradesBuyNeutral
Mar 2019DowngradesBuyHold

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