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12 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday

  • Spherix Inc (NASDAQ: SPEX) shares jumped 96.4 percent to $3.75 after surging 70.54 percent on Wednesday.
  • Obseva SA (NASDAQ: OBSV) shares surged 15.3 percent to $6.80. ObsEva reported that it will make presentations related to its assisted reproductive technology and pre-term labor development programs at the ESHRE 2017 Annual Meeting. H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on ObsEva with a Buy rating and a $27.00 price target.
  • Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ: SCSS) shares rose 12.1 percent to $35.84.
  • NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: NBY) shares gained 10.8 percent to $3.93.
  • Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: BSET) shares climbed 10.2 percent to $36.15 as the company reported upbeat Q2 results.
  • Reven Housing Reit Inc (NASDAQ: RVEN) shares rose 10 percent to $5.52.
  • Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) shares jumped 9.9 percent to $197.48 after the company posted better-than-expected Q3 results.
  • Energous Corp (NASDAQ: WATT) shares gained 9.6 percent to $16.86 after the company disclosed that Dialog Semiconductor is investing an additional $15 million in the company.
  • Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ) gained 6.6 percent to $195.83 after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter and raised its FY18 adjusted earnings outlook.
  • DelMar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: DMPI) shares gained 6 percent to $2.50 after surging 17.41 percent on Wednesday.
  • Groupon Inc (NASDAQ: GRPN) shares rose 5.1 percent to $3.62. B. Riley upgraded Groupon from Neutral to Buy.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA) gained 2.5 percent to $78.92. Rite Aid Corporation confirmed a finalized asset purchase agreement with rival Walgreens. Walgreens has attempted to acquire the entirety of Rite Aid since 2015, but instead Rite Aid will now sell 2,186 of its stores, related distribution assets and inventory for an all-cash purchase price of $5.175 billion. Walgreens also posted upbeat quarterly earnings.

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