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18 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Monday

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  • Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA) shares jumped 19.5 percent to $22.00 as Ultra Electronics confirmed that it is in advanced discussions to acquire the company.
  • Rewalk Robotics Ltd (NASDAQ: RWLK) shares gained 18.8 percent to $2.85.
  • Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRNE) shares surged 14.9 percent to $2.12 after the company’s subsidiary Semnur Pharma issued an update on 'successful' Phase 1/2 trial.
  • Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA) rose 13.8 percent to $6.48. Sinovac Biotech disclosed that it has entered into a $401.8 million go-private transaction with its parent company.
  • VOXX International Corp (NASDAQ: VOXX) gained 13.4 percent to $8.90 as the company agreed to sell Hirschmann Car Communication to TE Connectivity for $166 million.
  • Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) shares climbed 12.2 percent to $27.19 following Bloomberg report of a deal with Google to manage self-driving car fleet.
  • Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ: DWSN) shares gained 10.3 percent to $4.38.
  • Store Capital Corp (NYSE: STOR) shares jumped 10 percent to $22.85 after the company announced a $377 million investment from Berkshire Hathaway via 18.6 million share private placement at $20.25 per share.
  • Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE: TOO) shares rose 7.5 percent to $2.31.
  • Fabrinet (NYSE: FN) gained 6.5 percent to $42.65. Needham & Company raised his price target on Fabrinet from $56 to $60.
  • Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUTR) rose 6 percent to $25.98. Roth Capital initiated coverage on Cutera with a Buy rating.
  • Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ: PLCE) shares surged 5.3 percent to $102.05. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Childrens Place from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Independent Bank Group Inc (NASDAQ: IBTX) climbed 5 percent to $57.60. Triumph Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: TBK) reported that its subsidiary, TBK Bank, agreed to acquire 9 branch locations from Independent Bank Group’s subsidiary Independent Bank.
  • Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CNAT) gained 4.5 percent to $5.33 as the company disclosed that it has been granted Orphan Drug designation for IDN-4314.
  • Cancer Genetics Inc (NASDAQ: CGIX) shares rose 4 percent to $4.00. Benchmark initiated coverage on Cancer Genetics with a Speculative Buy rating.
  • Conn's Inc (NASDAQ: CONN) shares gained 3.2 percent to $17.65. Point72 Asset Management disclosed a 5.3% percent stake in Conn's.
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCHN) shares rose 3 percent to $22.25. Schnitzer Steel posted Q3 adjusted earnings of $0.56 per share on sales of $477 million.
  • Pandora Media Inc (NYSE: P) rose 3 percent to $8.52 after Recode reported that Pandora CEO Tim Westergren is planning to step down. Pacific Crest upgraded Pandora from Underweight to Sector Weight.

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