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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

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  • Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) shares surged 64.6 percent to $2.14 following a deal with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Plug Power signed a $70 million agreement with Amazon.
  • Neothetics Inc (NASDAQ: NEOT) shares jumped 36 percent to $2.11 after the company disclosed that the USPTO has issued eighth patent directed to LIPO-202 lead clinical asset.
  • China Auto Logistics Inc (NASDAQ: CALI) shares surged 32.1 percent to $3.76 after climbing 54.89 percent on Tuesday.
  • Monster Digital Inc (NASDAQ: MSDI) shares gained 21.8 percent to $1.34.
  • Innocoll Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: INNL) climbed 16 percent to $2.11 after Gurnet Point L.P. agreed to acquire the company for $1.75 per share in cash and up to $4.90 in cash from CVR.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE: KWR) rose 15.3 percent to $148.30. Quaker Chemical and Houghton International executed a definitive agreement to merge.
  • Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ: PNRA) shares surged 13.9 percent to $312.18 after the company agreed to be acquired by JAB for $7.5 billion.
  • Neos Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: NEOS) gained 12.9 percent to $8.12. Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Neos Therapeutics with an Outperform rating.
  • Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE: GBX) shares climbed 11.9 percent to $48.05 after the company reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter.
  • Yingli Green Energy Holding Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: YGE) shares rose 10.7 percent to $3.20 after climbing 13.33 percent on Tuesday.
  • American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE: AVD) shares climbed 10.4 percent to $17.45. American Vanguard enters into an agreement with Adama to acquire certain crop protection assets in the U.S. as a part Of ChemChina/Syngenta merger.
  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: BLDP) shares gained 8.1 percent to $2.55 after gaining 5.86 percent on Tuesday.
  • Corvus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CRVS) gained 7.6 percent to $11.15 after surging 49.98 percent on Tuesday.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRPT) rose 7.3 percent to $30.89. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Sarepta from Hold to Buy.
  • Vical Incorporated (NASDAQ: VICL) gained 6.1 percent to $2.26. Vical entered into a research collaboration deal with AnGes MG.
  • Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) shares rose 5.1 percent to $13.95. Nomura upgraded Nabors Industries from Neutral to Buy.
  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEN) rose 3.8 percent to $25.29 as the company reported drilling activity for March. Nomura upgraded Patterson-UTI Energy from Neutral to Buy.
  • TherapeuticsMD Inc (NYSE: TXMD) shares gained 3.7 percent to $7.89 after the company reported positive Phase 3 data on TX-001HR in presentations at ENDO 2017.
 

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