33 Stocks Moving In Thursday's Mid-Day Session


  • GNC Holdings Inc GNC shares jumped 38 percent to $4.78 after the company issued a strong earnings forecast for the fourth quarter. The company’s Q4 same store sales rose 5.7 percent.
  • Spi Energy Co Ltd (ADR) SPI surged 24.1 percent to $1.08 after the company disclosed a strategic partnership with Hoofoo Inc., the hack-proof cryptocurrency hardware wallet.
  • Recon Technology, Ltd. RCON shares rose 24 percent to $2.86.
  • Live Ventures Inc LIVE climbed 21.3 percent to $17.74. Live Ventures reported FY 2017 adjusted earnings of $2.94 per share on revenue of $152 million.
  • Five Oaks Investment Corp OAKS shares rose 19.5 percent to $3.64. Five Oaks Investment reported a new strategic direction and entry into a new external management deal with an affiliate of Hunt Cos. The company also announced the resignation of its CEO and Chairman David Carroll.
  • Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. ESIO surged 15.1 percent to $25.34. Electro Scientific Industries reported Q3 preliminary sales of $106 million to $111 million.
  • Beigene Ltd (ADR) BGNE gained 15 percent to $118.07. Beigene reported pricing of $750 million public offering.
  • Lightinthebox Holding Co Ltd-ADR LITB gained 13.6 percent to $2.42. LightInTheBox disclosed that it has opened a blockchain technology research lab.
  • Chinanet Online Holdings Inc CNET shares rose 11.3 percent to $4.43.
  • Marathon Patent Group Inc MARA shares climbed 11 percent to $3.85. Marathon Patent Group reports purchase of 4 blockchain and crypto transmission patents.
  • New Age Beverages Corp NBEV shares gained 10.7 percent to $3.05 after falling 3.83 percent on Wednesday.
  • AES Corp AES surged 9.7 percent to $11.76.
  • PPDAI Group Inc - ADR PPDF gained 8.7 percent to $7.28 after the company establishment of Institute of Smart Finance.
  • SemiLEDs Corporation LEDS shares rose 7.5 percent to $5.00.
  • Riot Blockchain Inc RIOT shares surged 7.3 percent to $19.05 after tumbling 2.84 percent on Wednesday.
  • Hertz Global Holdings, Inc HTZ gained 7 percent to $22.53. Hertz Global Holdings reported pricing of private offering of $1.0 billion medium term Rental Car Asset Backed Notes. Macquarie upgraded Hertz Global from Neutral to Outperform.
  • PTC Inc PTC rose 6.8 percent to $71.25 following strong Q1 earnings.
  • Insteel Industries Inc IIIN climbed 6.1 percent to $31.65 after the company posted upbeat quarterly results.
  • CTI BioPharma Corp CTIC gained 5.9 percent to $3.61. CTI BioPharma disclosed that it expects to receive a $10 million milestone payment in February for TRISENOX from Teva.
  • DPW Holdings Inc DPW shares gained 5.3 percent to $2.39. DPW posted a rise in its installation rate or number of Bitmain Antminer S9’s per week.
  • La Quinta Holdings Inc LQ shares rose 3 percent to $20.00 after Wyndham Worldwide Corporation WYN announced plans to acquires La Quinta's hotel franchise and management business for $1.95 billion in cash.


  • Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc DFFN dipped 40.1 percent to $0.665 after the company reported a $12 million underwritten public offering.
  • US Gold Corp USAU shares tumbled 21 percent to $2.45.
  • Innovative Industrial Properties Inc IIPR shares fell 13.2 percent to $27.05. Innovative Industrial Properties priced 2.8 million share common stock offering at $26 per share for gross proceeds of $72.8 million.
  • My Size, Inc. MYSZ declined 9.9 percent to $2.1347 after dropping 10.90 percent on Wednesday.
  • Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc PRTK declined 9.6 percent to $15.98. Paratek reported a common stock public offering of $50 million.
  • CGG SA (ADR) CGG dropped 9.2 percent to $5.37 after dropping 9.39 percent on Wednesday.
  • Albemarle Corporation ALB dipped 8.5 percent to $116.26.
  • Newater Technology Inc NEWA shares declined 8.1 percent to $11.03 after dropping 24.11 percent on Wednesday.
  • Alcoa Corp AA shares fell 7.7 percent to $52.58 after the company reported weaker-than-expected results for its fourth quarter on Wednesday.
  • Appian Corp APPN shares declined 7.1 percent to $35.70. Goldman Sachs downgraded Appian from Neutral to Sell.
  • Endo International plc ENDP shares dropped 6.3 percent to $7.21.
  • Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. ECC slipped 5.4 percent to $18.15 after reporting an offering of 1.75 million shares of common stock.
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