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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday

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  • Sajan, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAJA) shares jumped 43.9 percent to $5.74 after the company agreed to be purchased by AMPLEXOR at $5.83 per share in cash.
  • Akebia Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: AKBA) shares climbed 37.3 percent to $12.86. Akebia Therapeutics and Otsuka disclosed that they have expanded relationship with collaboration to develop and commercialize Vadadustat in Europe, China and other territories.
  • PhotoMedex Inc (NASDAQ: PHMD) shares rose 31.4 percent to $1.80.
  • North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NYSE: NADL) shares climbed 21.7 percent to $2.67. North Atlantic Drilling reported that it has amended the revolving credit facility provided by Seadrill and raised it to $50 million.
  • iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) shares gained 14.4 percent to $79.09 after the company posted upbeat Q1 earnings.
  • Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: CETV) surged 12.3 percent to $4.10 after the company posted a 29 percent growth in its Q1 core profit.
  • Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS) rose 11.6 percent to $6.14 after the company disclosed that its solar unit, Tempress Systems, received a follow-on order for the second phase of 1GW project.
  • MediciNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNOV) gained 11.3 percent to $6.20 after the company disclosed that exploratory interim clinical outcomes data from its clinical trial of MN-166 showed significantly higher survival rate in ALS at the American Academy of Neurology.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE: EW) shares surged 10.6 percent to $109.44 after the company posted upbeat quarterly profit.
  • Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) climbed 10.3 percent to $16.17 after the company reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its first quarter.
  • Conn's Inc (NASDAQ: CONN) rose 9.8 percent to $16.26. KeyBanc upgraded Conn's from Sector Weight to Overweight.
  • Fusion Telecommunications Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSNN) shares climbed 8.5 percent to $1.55. B. Riley initiated coverage on Fusion Telecommunications with a Buy rating.
  • Apptio Inc (NASDAQ: APTI) rose 7.5 percent to $13.75. JP Morgan upgraded Apptio from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) shares gained 5.7 percent to $124.97 on stronger-than-expected Q1 results.
  • Ocwen Financial Corp (NYSE: OCN) gained 5.5 percent to $2.41. Ocwen Financial reported the filing of two related motions that seek an early court ruling that the CFPB is unconstitutional.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) shares climbed 4.9 percent to $493.57 as the company reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its first quarter.
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE: DECK) rose 4.6 percent to $61.45 after the company reported a review of strategic alternatives.
  • Logitech International SA (USA) (NASDAQ: LOGI) gained 3.8 percent to $32.99 after the company posted results for its fourth quarter.
 

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