30 Stocks Moving In Thursday's Mid-Day Session


  • Differential Brands Group Inc. DFBG gained 65.1 percent to $5.1001 in reaction to an M&A announcement. The portfolio of global consumer brands said in an 8-k filing it has agreed to acquire a large portion of Global Brands Group's North American business for $1.38 billion.
  • Xplore Technologies Corp. XPLR jumped 44.2 percent to $5.94. Zebra Technologies ZBRA announced plans to acquire Xplore Technologies for $6 per share in cash.
  • Ability Inc. ABIL shares gained 32 percent to $8.5135.
  • Prana Biotechnology Limited PRAN jumped 25.8 percent to $2.3517 after the company disclosed that first volunteers were dosed in Phase I clinical trial of PBT434 for Parkinsonian diseases
  • Akoustis Technologies, Inc. AKTS climbed 21.7 percent to $9.3064.
  • Seadrill Limited SDRL rose 17.6 percent to $21.75.
  • New Concept Energy, Inc. GBR shares gained 16.8 percent to $4.80 after dropping 53.82 percent on Tuesday.
  • China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. CADC rose 15.9 percent to $6.95.
  • China Commercial Credit, Inc. CCCR gained 12.5 percent to $1.2601 after the company disclosed that it entered into a non-binding letter of intent with parent of Beijing Lexiang Technology Co.
  • Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobras EBR shares surged 11.1 percent to $3.92.
  • VEON Ltd. VEON gained 10.9 percent to $3.01.
  • Acorn International, Inc. ATV shares rose 7.9 percent to $17.32.
  • Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. SBOT jumped 7.8 percent to $1.9514 following statement from the company highlighting favorable Phase 2b clinical study results published by Neovacs for IFN-Alpha-Kinoid therapy
  • Geron Corporation GERN gained 7.1 percent to 3.80. B. Riley FBR initiated coverage on Geron with a Buy rating
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. BBVA rose 6.2 percent to $7.38.
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. BIP gained 5.7 percent to $40.94 after the company announced plans to acquire Enbridge's Western Canadian Natural Gas Gathering and Processing business for enterprise value of $3.3 billion.
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. FCAU rose 5.3 percent to $19.89. Jefferies upgraded Fiat from Hold to Buy.
  • Qorvo Inc QRVO shares rose 5.1 percent to $81.34. KeyBanc upgraded Qorvo from Sector Weight to Overweight.


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  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp. CLNE tumbled 17.8 percent to $3.0501. Raymond James downgraded Clean Energy Fuels from Market Perform to Underperform.
  • Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. INNT shares fell 17.6 percent to $21.30.
  • Tengasco, Inc. TGC dropped 15.2 percent to $1.2899 after climbing 73.71 percent on Tuesday.
  • American Superconductor Corporation AMSC declined 14.7 percent to $6.02. American Superconductor reported settlement with Sinovel Wind Group.
  • Barnwell Industries, Inc. BRN shares fell 14.6 percent to $2.11.
  • Anavex Life Sciences Corp. AVXL shares dipped 13.1 percent to $3.32.
  • Mexco Energy Corporation MXC shares fell 10.8 percent to $7.73 after rising 5.09 percent on Tuesday.
  • Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc ZYNE shares dropped 10.2 percent to $8.632 after the company ended a clinical study for a tetrahydrocannabinol patch. The Phase 1 study for the ZYN001 patch did not achieve targeted top-line results, Zynerba said in a statement.
  • TSR, Inc. TSRI dropped 9.7 percent to $6.5697.
  • Boxlight Corporation BOXL shares fell 9.3 percent to $4.47.
  • MediciNova, Inc. MNOV dipped 8 percent to $7.01.
  • Sol-Gel Technologies Ltd. SLGL shares tumbled 7.1 percent to $7.20.
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