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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

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  • Acasti Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: ACST) shares surged 34.4 percent to $1.56.
  • Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: DPRX) shares climbed 28.1 percent to $2.05 after the company announced plans to merge with privately-held PLx Pharma Inc in an all-stock deal.
  • Neothetics Inc (NASDAQ: NEOT) shares jumped 20.3 percent to $1.15 after the company reported the initiation of Phase 2 proof-of-concept trial for LIPO-202 for the reduction of submental subcutaneous fat.
  • Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CNAT) shares gained 15 percent to $4.33. Conatus Pharmaceuticals shares have climbed 27.80 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 9.53 percent in the same period.
  • On Track Innovations Ltd (USA) (NASDAQ: OTIV) shares climbed 12.3 percent to $1.46.
  • Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIL) jumped 10.5 percent to $5.80. Trillium Therapeutics shares have dropped 58.37 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 9.53 percent in the same period.
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGYP) gained 9.3 percent to $5.18 after the company announced after Thursday's closing bell that its drug plecanatide, a daily pill to fight irritable bowel syndrome, had achieved positive top-line results from the second of two pivotal phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of the drug.
  • Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) rose 7.1 percent to $11.87 after gaining 5.32 percent on Thursday.
  • Golden Ocean Group Ltd (NASDAQ: GOGL) shares rose 6.3 percent to $4.54 after gaining 1.43 percent on Thursday.
  • Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE: UEC) shares rose 6.1 percent to $1.05. Uranium stocks rose following Trump's tweet on U.S. strengthening nuclear capabilities.
  • Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) shares rose 5.4 percent to $20.43 after dropping 4.77 percent on Thursday. Alden Global Capital filed a 13D form showing a 24.8 percent stake in Fred's.
  • Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE: URG) rose 4.7 percent to $0.539. Uranium stocks rose following Trump's tweet on U.S. strengthening nuclear capabilities.
  • Titan International Inc (NYSE: TWI) gained 4.4 percent to $11.51. Aegis Capital initiated coverage on Titan International with a Buy rating.
  • Orbotech Ltd (NASDAQ: ORBK) rose 3 percent to $33.74. Jefferies initiated coverage on Orbotech with a Buy rating.
  • Skechers USA Inc (NYSE: SKX) gained 2.6 percent to $24.67. Monness Crespi Hardt upgraded Skechers USA from Neutral to Buy.

Latest Ratings for ACST

DateFirmActionFromTo
Aug 2019Initiates Coverage OnBuy
Jul 2019Initiates Coverage OnOutperform
Jun 2019Initiates Coverage OnBuy

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