Foot Locker, Ross Stores, Palo Alto Networks, And Other Big Gainers From Friday


U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with the Dow Jones gaining around 200 points. Here is the list of some big stocks recording gains in the previous session.

  • Clearfield, Inc. CLFD shares climbed 26.7% to close at $117.94 after the company reported better-than-expected Q4 results.
  • IVERIC bio, Inc. ISEE shares surged 25.6% to close at $21.65 after the company announced the FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for avacincaptad pegol for geographic atrophy.
  • NWTN Inc. NWTN rose 23.9% to close at $5.08.
  • Ardelyx, Inc. ARDX gained 20.9% to close at $2.08. Ardelyx recently announced the FDA Advisory Committee voted 9-to-4 that the benefits of XPHOZAH outweigh its risks for the control of serum phosphorus in adult patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.
  • DLocal Limited DLO climbed 20.6% to settle at $12.78 as the stock rebounded after falling Wednesday following a short report issued by Muddy Waters Research.
  • Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. SCU gained 17.2% to close at $9.95. Sculptor Capital Management's independent Directors announced the formation of a special committee to explore potential transactions.
  • StoneCo Ltd. STNE climbed 16.8% to settle at $11.53 after the company reported Q3 results.
  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. APLS gained 16.7% to close at $50.45 after the company announced FDA acceptance of the company's NDA amendment and new PDUFA date of February 26, 2023 for pegcetacoplan for geographic atrophy.
  • Atkore Inc. ATKR gained 15.3% to close at $116.00 after the company posted upbeat Q4 results and issued strong Q1 earnings forecast.
  • Evolent Health, Inc. EVH gained 14.7% to close at $27.36. Evolent Health agreed to acquire NIA (also known as Magellan Specialty Health), the specialty benefit management organization owned by Centene.
  • Ambarella, Inc. AMBA jumped 14.2% to close at $76.35.
  • indie Semiconductor, Inc. INDI rose 14.1% to close at $7.69. Indie Semiconductor priced $140 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.500% Convertible Senior Notes due 2027 via a private institutional offering.
  • Nutex Health Inc. NUTX gained 13.3% to close at $1.19.
  • Ross Stores, Inc. ROST climbed 9.9% to settle at $107.59 after the company reported better-than-expected Q3 results and issued strong earnings guidance.
  • Angel Pond Holdings Corporation POND gained 9.8% to close at $10.12.
  • New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. EDU jumped 9.8% to close at $29.08.
  • Atai Life Sciences N.V. ATAI rose 9.6% to settle at $3.07.
  • Design Therapeutics, Inc. DSGN surged 9.5% to close at $15.06. Design Therapeutics recently posted Q3 loss of $0.32 per share.
  • Foot Locker, Inc. FL gained 8.7% to close at $35.88 after the company reported better-than-expected Q3 adjusted EPS and sales results and raised FY22 guidance.
  • Ryan Specialty Holdings, Inc. RYAN rose 8.4% to close at $37.51. Patrick G Ryan, Chief Executive Officer at Ryan Specialty Holdings, reported a large insider buy on November 17, according to a new SEC filing
  • The Gap, Inc. GPS rose 7.6% to close at $13.67 after the company reported better-than-expected Q3 sales results.
  • Matthews International Corporation MATW gained 7.5% to settle at $30.01 following upbeat Q4 results.
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. PANW rose 7% to close at $167.48 after the company reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter and issued strong FY23 earnings guidance. The company also announced plans to acquire Cider Security for approximately $195 million.
  • Open Lending Corporation LPRO gained 6.4% to close at $7.14. Open Lending’s Board Of Directors authorized $75 million share repurchase program.
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