Elanco Animal Health, Sovos Brands, Veritiv, Graham And Other Big Stocks Moving Higher On Monday


U.S. stocks traded higher, with the Dow Jones gaining around 300 points on Monday. Here are some big stocks recording gains in today’s session.

  • Vistagen Therapeutics, Inc. VTGN shares gained 747.6% to $14.24 after the company announced its Phase 3 PALISADE-2 trial evaluating the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of fasedienol met the primary and secondary endpoints.
  • Sovos Brands, Inc. SOVO climbed 25.2% to $22.56 after Campbell Soup announced it would acquire the company for $23 per share in cash.
  • Veritiv Corporation VRTV rose 19.3% to $168.50 after the company announced it will be acquired by CD&R.
  • Graham Corporation GHM gaiend 15.7% to $16.15 following better-than-expected quarterly results.
  • Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. AAOI surged 15.1% to $12.69. Applied Optoelectronics recently reported better-than-expected second-quarter adjusted EPS results.
  • Holley Inc. HLLY jumped 13.2% to $6.93. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Holley from Market Perform to Outperform and raised the price target from $3 to $7.5.
  • United Homes Group, Inc. UHG rose 12.1% to $11.21.
  • EchoStar Corporation SATS jumped 10.9% to $21.49. Raymond James upgraded EchoStar from Outperform to Strong Buy and announced a $28 price target.
  • ModivCare Inc. MODV rose 10.2% to $38.99.
  • Genie Energy Ltd. GNE gained 7.6% to $14.71 following second-quarter results.
  • Manchester United plc MANU climbed 7.2% to $21.95.
  • Laureate Education, Inc. LAUR surged 7.2% to $14.36. Morgan Stanley upgraded Laureate Education from Equal-Weight to Overweight and raised the price target from $15 to $17.
  • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated ELAN rose 7.2% to $12.48 after the company reported strong earnings and raised its 2023 financial guidance.
  • Viatris Inc. VTRS gained 6.8% to $11.31 following better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.
  • DaVita Inc. DVA rose 6.4% to $115.81 after UBS upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy and raised its price target from $100 to $142.
  • Astronics Corporation ATRO rose 5.4% to $17.93.


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