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10 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday

  • Nexvet Biopharma plc (NASDAQ: NVET) shares surged 62.96 percent to $6.60. The company has entered into an agreement with Zoetis Inc (NYSE: ZTS) to be purchased for $6.72 per share.
  • Yext Inc (NYSE: YEXT) shares spiked 27.00 percent to $13.97.
  • Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSE: YUMA) shares climbed 16.09 percent to $2.67. The company announced its entry into the Permian Basin and released its financial results for full-year 2016.
  • Ocera Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: OCRX) shares rose 19.92 percent to $1.43, after the company announced that its clinical candidate OCR-002 had shown to prevent the progression of fibrosis in preclinical model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD.
  • Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ: AAOI) shares surged 13.38 percent to $46.28. The company announced Q1 outlook for non-GAAP EPS at $1.00–$1.02, versus its prior guidance of $0.80–$0.88.
  • Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ: AEHR) shares rose 9.61 percent to $4.44. The company announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 3,846,154 shares at $3.90 per share.
  • Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: MICT) shares climbed 9.24 percent to $1.30. The company has inked an agreement with India’s Cyient DLM Private Limited to jointly pursue contracts with Israeli aerospace and defense companies that have offset obligations in India, under an agreement between the two nations.
  • Axovant Sciences Ltd (NYSE: AXON) shares spiked 9.09 percent to $21.60
  • Cadence Bancorp (NYSE: CADE) shares climbed 9.70 percent to $21.94. The company has entered into an underwriting agreement with JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and others relating to the issuance and sale of 6,742,179 of common shares at a price of $18.54 per share.
  • Sibanye Gold Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: SBGL) shares rose 8.59 percent to $10.74. The company announced that it had received early termination of the waiting period under the HSR Act related to the acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE: SWC).
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