Why STAAR Surgical Shares Are Trading Higher By Around 13%? Here Are Other Stocks Moving In Thursday's Mid-Day Session

Shares of STAAR Surgical Company STAA rose sharply during Thursday’s session after the company issued strong preliminary first-quarter net sales guidance.

STAAR Surgical shares jumped 13.3% to $44.30 on Thursday.

Here are some other stocks moving in today's mid-day session.


  • TC Biopharm (Holdings) Plc TCBP shares climbed 130.1% to $2.9790. TCBP announced execution of non-binding letter of intent for acquisition of NK Platform Technologies.
  • Allurion Technologies Inc. ALUR gained 70% to $2.8801 after the company announced the commercial availability of its Virtual Care Suite in the United States. Also, Chardan Capital initiated coverage on the stock with a Buy rating and announced a $5 price target.
  • Tevogen Bio Holdings Inc. TVGN shares climbed 40.6% to $3.58. Tevogen Bio, on Wednesday, appointed Tapan V Shah as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Development.
  • HWH International Inc. HWH gained 38.8% to $2.1765.
  • Candel Therapeutics, Inc. CADL rose 36.3% to $2.2899 after the company announced interim data from the randomized phase 2 clinical trial of CAN-2409 in non-metastatic prostate cancer.
  • MacroGenics, Inc. MGNX climbed 27.8% to $17.47. MacroGenics announced TAMARACK study data will not be presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
  • E-Home Household Service Holdings Limited EJH gained 27% to $2.22.
  • Reliance Global Group, Inc. RELI gained 24.6% to $0.46 after the company reported FY23 earnings.
  • Simulations Plus, Inc. SLP rose 22.5% to $47.12 after the company posted better-than-expected results for its second quarter.
  • Vast Renewables Limited VSTE gained 22.3% to $8.81.
  • Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. SPWH gained 21.3% to $3.7950 following a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss.
  • Gorilla Technology Group Inc. GRRR jumped 19% to $0.8729 after the company reported a year-over-year increase in FY23 sales results.
  • Levi Strauss & Co. LEVI shares rose 18.3% to $22.10 after the company reported upbeat earnings for its first quarter and boosted its 2024 earnings guidance.
  • NOVONIX Limited NVX gained 15.4% to $2.83.
  • Zeta Global Holdings Corp. ZETA climbed 14.8% to $12.09 after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock from Equal-Weight to Overweight and raised its price target from $12 to $17.
  • Graphjet Technology GTI gained 13.3% to $8.17
  • MaxLinear, Inc. MXL gained 11.8% to $24.22. MaxLinear is expected to release its financial results for the first quarter 2024 after the closing bell on April 24, 2024.
  • Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. EIGR gained 9.7% to $1.81. Eiger Biopharmaceuticals said on April 2, it received a notice from the Nasdaq that the company’s common stock will be delisted from Nasdaq.
  • Destiny Tech100 Inc. DXYZ shares gained 8.8% to $29.39 after jumping 27% on Wednesday.
  • Addex Therapeutics Ltd ADXN shares rose 8.2% to $16.76. Addex Therapeutics shares gained 18% on Wednesday after the company and funds affiliated with Perceptive Advisors announced the launch of Neurosterix..
  • MicroStrategy Incorporated MSTR gained 7.4% to $1,724.42 amid a rise in Bitcoin.
  • Enphase Energy, Inc. ENPH climbed 7% to $126.86.
  • HubSpot, Inc. HUBS gained 6% to $664.51 following a report suggesting Alphabet is in talks with advisors about a potential offer for the company.
  • BlackBerry Limited BB climbed 4% to $2.9223 after the company reported fourth-quarter results and issued FY25 guidance.


  • eFFECTOR Therapeutics, Inc. EFTR shares dipped 80.7% to $3.1801. The company announced topline results from the primary analysis of the randomized Phase 2 KICKSTART trial of tomivosertib combined with pembrolizumab in non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Keyarch Acquisition Corporation KYCH fell 34.5% to $5.94.
  • View, Inc. VIEW fell 29.4% to $0.3601. View shares fell on Wednesday after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Achilles Therapeutics plc ACHL declined 27% to $0.88 after the company reported fourth-quarter financial results. The company announced interim Phase I/IIa data on the use of clonal neoantigen reactive T cells from the CHIRON study in advanced unresectable or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer and the THETIS study in recurrent or metastatic malignant melanoma.
  • KWESST Micro Systems Inc. KWE fell 24.4% to $0.85 after the company announced a proposed US public offering.
  • AXT, Inc. AXTI fell 22.2% to $3.85. Traders circulated J Capital short report.
  • XTI Aerospace, Inc. XTIA fell 20.9% to $3.64 after gaining 31% on Wednesday.
  • DigiAsia Corp. FAAS fell 20% to $5.37.
  • Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. LW declined 17.5% to $83.40 after the company reported weak third-quarter results and cut its FY24 outlook.
  • Selina Hospitality PLC SLNA dipped 17.5% to $0.0811.
  • Casa Systems, Inc. CASA declined 16.3% to $0.0460. Casa Systems said the company and some units entered into asset purchase agreement with Lumine providing for sale and purchase of debtors' Cloud/Ran APA assets.
  • Kintara Therapeutics, Inc. KTRA fell 15.2% to $0.1390. Kintara Therapeutics recently entered a merger agreement with TuHURA Biosciences.
  • Flora Growth Corp. FLGC fell 13.5% to $2.3095 after the company reported the launch of proposed underwritten public offering of common shares.
  • GCT Semiconductor Holding, Inc. GCTS fell 13.1% to $5.96.
  • SolarMax Technology, Inc. SMXT dipped 10.9% to $11.75.
  • LAMF Global Ventures Corp. I LGVC shares tumbled 10.2% to $9.97. LAMF Global Ventures Corp. I shares gained 3% on Wednesday after the company announced shareholders approved the previously announced business combination with Nuvo.
  • ARCA biopharma, Inc. ABIO fell 8.9% to $2.96. ARCA Biopharma shares jumped 90% on Wednesday after the company and Oruka Therapeutics announced a merger agreement.
  • Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. AQST fell 8.9% to $3.9850 after the company filed for an up to $250 million mixed shelf offering.
  • OneMedNet Corporation ONMD shares fell 8.6% to $0.97. OneMedNet shares jumped 34% on Wednesday after the company completed a securities purchase agreement to provide up to $4.54 million in funding.
  • Rent the Runway, Inc. RENT fell 8.6% to $5.37.
  • Paramount Global PARA fell 8.2% to $12.40 following a report suggesting the Ellison-led bid would require the company to raise new equity.


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