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12 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Monday

  • Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ESPR) shares climbed 49.3 percent to $35.34 after the company reported the FDA confirmation regarding regulatory pathway to approval for an LDL-C lowering indication for bempedoic acid.
  • Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: BLPH) shares surged 35.4 percent to $1.39.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) shares jumped 34.2 percent to $20.80 after the company reported that it has achieved primary and secondary endpoints in Phase 3 SUMMIT-07 study.
  • CytomX Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CTMX) climbed 23.5 percent to $18.74. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY) and CytomX Therapeutics disclosed that they have extended worldwide partnership to discover Probody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (NYSE: DDC) shares surged 22.6 percent to $12.16. The Washington Companies proposed to acquire Dominion Diamond for US$13.50 per share in cash.
  • Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: AUPH) shares jumped 17.5 percent to $9.05. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals shares have climbed 148.39 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.92 percent in the same period.
  • ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CTRV) shares gained 16.6 percent to $1.69.
  • Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) shares surged 11.2 percent to $11.72.
  • FireEye Inc (NASDAQ: FEYE) shares climbed 8.6 percent to $11.65. Bank of America upgraded FireEye from Neutral to Buy.
  • Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ARLZ) gained 7.1 percent to $2.41 after the company disclosed that its CEO has purchased 500,000 open market shares at an average price of $2.46 per share.
  • American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARII) rose 7.1 percent to $42.71. Cowen & Co. upgraded American Railcar from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • MeetMe Inc (NASDAQ: MEET) shares surged 4.8 percent to $5.44. Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on MeetMe with a Buy rating.

Latest Ratings for ESPR

Jan 2021B of A SecuritiesDowngradesBuyNeutral
Nov 2020Credit SuisseUpgradesNeutralOutperform
Oct 2020B of A SecuritiesMaintainsBuy

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