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11 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

  • Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE: ADPT) shares surged 131.48 percent to $2.50.
  • China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CNTF) shares spiked 48.89 percent to $2.85, after the company reported 2H and full year 2016 results and announced the sale of its Beijing real estate assets for RMB 1 billion (~$144 million).
  • Novan Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVN) shares rose 39.04 percent to $7.23, after the company announced positive top line results from its Phase 2 clinical trial for SB208, an antifungal gel for the treatment of superficial cutaneous fungal infections of the skin and nails.
  • Apricus Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APRI) shares spiked 24.35 percent to $2.24
  • North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. . (NYSE: NADL) shares climbed 23.70 percent to $3.34, after the company announced that it had secured long-term contracts for 2 jackup rigs.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. . (NASDAQ: NBIX) shares surged 23.53 percent to $51.24, after the company’s drug to treat tardive dyskinesia received FDA approval.
  • Almaden Minerals Ltd. (USA) . (NYSE: AAU) shares spiked 20.09 percent to $1.64.
  • Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSE: NAK) shares rose 26.09 percent to $1.74. The company announced that the State of Alaska had approved a Miscellaneous Land Use Permit for the Pebble Project.
  • BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) shares climbed 15.06 percent to $8.86. BlackBerry announced that it was awarded $815 million in a contract dispute with Qualcomm, Inc (NASDAQ: QCOM).
  • Coupa Software Inc. (NASDAQ: COUP) shares rose 12.45 percent to $28.64 on news of the company acquiring Trade Extensions for $45 million in a cash and stock deal.
  • Healthcare Services Group, Inc. . (NASDAQ: HCSG) shares rose 8.68 percent to $45.84, after the company reported quarterly EPS of $0.30 and revenue of $404.5 million.

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