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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday

  • Spi Energy Co Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ: SPI) shares climbed 39.9 percent to $1.93 after the company reported a deal with Capital Stage to sell UK solar project.
  • ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: CCIH) shares jumped 36.4 percent to $1.25 as the company disclosed that it has received Content Delivery Network License from the Chinese Government.
  • Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE: PANW) gained 16.6 percent to $138.25 after the company reported better-than-expected results for its third quarter and issued a strong earnings forecast for the current quarter.
  • Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO) surged 16.2 percent to $13.59. Shiloh Industries posted Q2 adjusted earnings of $0.36 per share on revenue of $273.031 million.
  • Great Basin Scientific Inc (NASDAQ: GBSN) shares rose 16.1 percent to $0.72.
  • Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) surged 14.7 percent to $26.92 as the company reported upbeat results for its second quarter on Thursday.
  • Kamada Ltd (NASDAQ: KMDA) shares rose 12.8 percent to $7.95.
  • Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CIE) shares gained 11 percent to $0.251.
  • BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) shares rose 9.2 percent to $11.54.
  • Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS) surged 8.6 percent to $10.26 as the company announced plans to explore strategic alternatives for mall-based salons.
  • Benefitfocus Inc (NASDAQ: BNFT) shares rose 8.3 percent to $34.45. William Blair upgraded Benefitfocus from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • XBiotech Inc (NASDAQ: XBIT) gained 6.2 percent to $7.83. XBiotech disclosed that data from its European Phase III Study for its antibody therapy for advanced colorectal cancer will be presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ: GT) climbed 5.5 percent to $33.99. Morgan Stanley upgraded Goodyear Tire from Underweight to Overweight.
  • Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) climbed 5.2 percent to $77.16 after the company posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter and raised its FY17 sales growth outlook.
  • Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONS) shares gained 4.9 percent to $7.08. William Blair upgraded Sonus Networks from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Box Inc (NYSE: BOX) shares rose 4.7 percent to $19.58 as the company posted a narrower-than-expected loss for its first quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ upgraded Box from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE: PF) gained 4.7 percent to $65.22. Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE: CAG) is said to have made an approach to Pinnacle Foods regarding a potential acquisition, according to sources as reported by Reuters on Wednesday.
  • Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SUPN) rose 3.6 percent to $38.95. Piper Jaffray upgraded Supernus Pharmaceuticals from Neutral to Overweight.

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