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22 Stocks Moving In Wednesday's Pre-Market Session

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Gainers

  • Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SNOA) shares rose 24.3 percent to $8.80 in pre-market trading after the company reported the FDA clearance of Loyon Skin Descaler.
  • Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR) rose 22 percent to $12.95 in pre-market trading after the company agreed to be acquired by MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL) for $13 per share in cash.
  • Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX) rose 22 percent to $1.44 in pre-market trading. William Blair initiated coverage on Athersys with an Outperform rating.
  • Catalyst Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: CBIO) rose 21.2 percent to $18.19 in pre-market trading after surging 179.52 percent on Tuesday.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) rose 16.5 percent to $104.50 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that two Phase 3 studies of the tezacaftor/ivacaftor combo treatment for CF met primary endpoints. BMO Capital upgraded Vertex Pharma from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: TNXP) shares rose 15.5 percent to $4.78 in pre-market trading. Tonix Pharma will present the FDA Breakthrough Therapy-designated PTSD program at The MicroCap Conference on April 4, 2017.
  • Ritter Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: RTTR) rose 15.4 percent to $2.25 in pre-market trading after the company reported topline results from its Ph2b/3 study for lactose intolerance treatment RP-G28.
  • RH (NYSE: RH) rose 14.9 percent to $43.65 in pre-market trading as the company reported upbeat results for its fourth quarter.
  • Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO) rose 11.1 percent to $4.50 in pre-market trading after the company reported the presentation of new data showing 'significant reduction of tau mRNA, tau protein expression using ZFP-TF-mediated gene regulation technology.'
  • Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) rose 7.7 percent to $42.60 in pre-market trading after the company posted stronger-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter.
  • Egalet Corp (NASDAQ: EGLT) shares rose 5.4 percent to $10 in pre-market trading. Egalet disclosed that its challenge to the FDA for MorphaBond exclusivity is still being considered.
  • Viavi Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: VIAV) shares rose 3.4 percent to $11.20 in pre-market trading after declining 0.55 percent on Tuesday.

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Losers

  • Alliqua Biomedical Inc (NASDAQ: ALQA) dropped 37.6 percent to $0.390 in pre-market trading. Alliqua BioMedical priced its 9.375 million share offering at $0.40 per share.
  • F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) fell 8.6 percent to $134.48 in pre-market trading. Deutsche Bank downgraded F5 Networks from Hold to Sell.
  • Depomed Inc (NASDAQ: DEPO) shares fell 5.8 percent to $13.40 in pre-market trading. Depomed reported a cooperation agreement with Starboard Value LP. The company also issued a weak Q1 sales forecast.
  • Skechers USA Inc (NYSE: SKX) fell 5.3 percent to $28.37 in pre-market trading. Susquehanna downgraded Skechers from Positive to Negative.
  • Viewray Inc (NASDAQ: VRAY) shares fell 4.5 percent to $8.25 in pre-market trading after declining 8.76 percent on Tuesday.
  • Golden Ocean Group Ltd (NASDAQ: GOGL) fell 4 percent to $7.79 in pre-market trading after gaining 9.30 percent on Tuesday.
  • Fang Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: SFUN) fell 4 percent to $2.66 in pre-market trading after dropping 0.36 percent on Tuesday.
  • Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) fell 3.6 percent to $59.98 in pre-market trading. Dave & Buster's reported better-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter, but issued cautious outlook for 2017.
  • Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UEPS) shares fell 3.6 percent to $11.93 in the pre-market trading session after gaining 0.65 percent on Tuesday.
  • Groupon Inc (NASDAQ: GRPN) fell 2.5 percent to $3.86 in pre-market trading. Barclays initiated coverage on Groupon with an Underweight rating.
 

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