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15 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Friday

  • Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) shares jumped 18.1 percent to $8.96 after the company posted a narrower-than-expected loss for its first quarter.
  • Scorpio Bulkers Inc (NYSE: SALT) shares surged 14.2 percent to $7.25.
  • Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE: ENZ) climbed 12.5 percent to $10.30. Enzo Biochem reported a Q3 loss of $71,000 on revenue of $27.1 million.
  • Golden Ocean Group Ltd (NASDAQ: GOGL) shares jumped 10.2 percent to $6.27.
  • Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB) shares rose 10.1 percent to $2.29.
  • Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (Marshall Islands) (NYSE: GNK) shares gained 9.7 percent to $10.75.
  • DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) shares gained 9.3 percent to $60.50. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) announced plans to merge with DuPont Fabros.
  • Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ: COLL) shares gained 8.4 percent to $10.85 after the company disclosed that it will present data on Xtampza® ER at the 2017 International Conference on Opioids.
  • Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: AREX) shares rose 8.1 percent to $2.76.
  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: LXRX) shares surged 6.6 percent to $16.38 after the company reported positive top-Line results in Phase 3 inTandem3 study for sotagliflozin in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  • Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX) shares rose 6.3 percent to $3.88 after gaining 4.29 percent on Thursday.
  • Zynga Inc (NASDAQ: ZNGA) climbed 6.2 percent to $3.80. Morgan Stanley upgraded Zynga from Equal-Weight to Overweight.
  • Camping World Holdings Inc (NYSE: CWH) shares rose 6.2 percent to $29.74. Goldman Sachs upgraded Camping World from Neutral to Buy.
  • Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc (NYSE: AHP) shares gained 5.2 percent to $10.08. Deutsche Bank upgraded Ashford Hospitality Prime from Hold to Buy.
  • First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC) rose 4 percent to $30.24. Brean Capital initiated coverage of First Bancorp with a Buy rating.

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