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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Tuesday

  • NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) shares jumped 51.5 percent to $0.985 after the company reported a partnership with AINMT for investing in Nextel Brazil's growth strategy.
  • G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIII) surged 22.7 percent to $24.41 after the company reported a smaller-than-expected loss for its first quarter and raised its FY18 outlook.
  • bluebird bio Inc (NASDAQ: BLUE) shares rose 11.7 percent to $102.00. BMO Capital upgraded bluebird bio from Market Perform to Outperform and raised the price target from $61.00 to $108.00.
  • Covisint Corp (NASDAQ: COVS) surged 11.4 percent to $2.45 after Open Text Corp (USA) (NASDAQ: OTEX) announced plans to buy the company at $2.45 per share.
  • Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) shares climbed 10.5 percent to $104.59 after the company reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its third quarter.
  • Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) shares gained 9.8 percent to $10.58.
  • GlycoMimetics Inc (NASDAQ: GLYC) shares surged 9 percent to $12.04 after dropping 14.47 percent on Monday.
  • Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRI) shares rose 8.7 percent to $21.50 after the company agreed to be purchased by The Carlyle Group and GTCR for $21.75 per share in cash.
  • PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) gained 6.2 percent to $14.39. PTC Therapeutics reported FDA Panel meeting for Ataluren for the treatment of nonsense mutation dystrophinopathy on October 24, 2017.
  • Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: MDSO) climbed 6.2 percent to $77.82. Bank of America initiated coverage on Medidata Solutions with a Buy rating.
  • Sibanye Gold Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: SBGL) shares rose 5.2 percent to $5.24 after gaining 2.68 percent on Monday.
  • Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGW) gained 5.2 percent to $72.60 as the company reported upbeat Q2 results.
  • Belmond Ltd (NYSE: BEL) shares surged 4.7 percent to $13.27. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Belmond from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: BLDP) rose 4.4 percent to $2.82 after the company reported winning of $18 million follow-on order with Broad-Ocean to support deployment of 400 buses and trucks in China.
  • PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ: PCAR) gained 3.8 percent to $64.67. UBS upgraded PACCAR from Neutral to Buy.
  • Catalyst Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: CBIO) shares climbed 3.2 percent to $4.30. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of Catalyst Biosciences with a Buy rating.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE: THC) shares rose 3.2 percent to $17.19. Wells Fargo upgraded Tenet Healthcare from Market Perform to Outperform.

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