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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

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  • Naked Brand Group Inc (NASDAQ: NAKD) shares climbed 36.3 percent to $3.79 after surging 137.61 percent on Thursday.
  • Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: DFFN) shares jumped 27.3 percent to $6.07. Diffusion Pharma shares have dropped 61.84 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 19.26 percent in the same period.
  • Sevcon Inc (NASDAQ: SEV) gained 26.1 percent to $11.25 after the company disclosed that it has won a substantial contract for automotive drivetrain.
  • Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDIB) shares rose 19.5 percent to $20.34.
  • Tableau Software Inc (NYSE: DATA) shares surged 15.8 percent to $55.81 after the company posted upbeat quarterly results.
  • Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW) shares gained 15.6 percent to $3.63 after the company reported stronger-than-expected Q4 results.
  • Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM) shares rose 14.6 percent to $58.45 after the company posted strong quarterly results.
  • Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ: FTNT) shares jumped 14.2 percent to $37.90 on stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings. Piper Jaffray upgraded Fortinet from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ: PCTY) shares climbed 14.2 percent to $34.17 after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Bank of America upgraded Paylocity from Underperform to Buy.
  • bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) gained 12.7 percent to $5.33. bebe stores reported a Q2 loss of $5.2 million on revenue of $101.9 million.
  • The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) shares rose 12 percent to $42.56 after gaining 2.01 percent on Thursday.
  • Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) surged 10.5 percent to $69.54 after the company posted better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter.
  • MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) shares gained 8 percent to $38.35 after declining 2.87 percent on Thursday.
  • Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) climbed 6.5 percent to $12.62 after the company posted better-than-expected Q4 results.
  • Axovant Sciences Ltd (NYSE: AXON) gained 5.8 percent to $12.65. Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Axovant Sciences with an Outperform rating.
  • Visa Inc (NYSE: V) shares rose 5.4 percent to $86.72 after the company posted stronger-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter.
  • Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) shares surged 4 percent to $165.94 after the company reported upbeat earnings for its fourth quarter.
  • Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: HMC) rose 2.5 percent to $30.89 after the company reported a rise in its quarterly profit and lifted its profit outlook.
 

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