Gainers

  • Cara Therapeutics, Inc.CARA shares surged 42.76 percent to close at $16.56 on Wednesday in reaction to a new licensing agreement with Europe-based Vifor Pharma. As part of the agreement, the biopharmaceutical company that alleviates pain licensed worldwide rights (except U.S., Japan, and South Korea) to Vifor Pharma to commercialize its KORSUVA therapy to Vifor $70 million.
  • Yangtze River Port and Logistics LimitedYRIV gained 31.28 percent to close at $7.05 on Wednesday.
  • Tiffany & Co.TIF climbed 23.29 percent to close at $126.05 after the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter and raised its FY2018 earnings guidance.
  • EVO Payments, Inc. EVOPgained 18.88 percent to close at $19.02. EVO Payments priced its IPO at $16 per share.
  • Carver Bancorp, Inc. CARVrose 16.1 percent to close at $6.85.
  • USA Technologies, Inc. USATgained 15.68 percent to close at $13.65 after announcing pricing of public offering.
  • eXp World Holdings, Inc. EXPIshares jumped 15.01 percent to close at $17.70.
  • Geron Corporation GERNgained 14.99 percent to close at $4.68.
  • Evolus, Inc. EOLSrose 14.62 percent to close at $19.36.
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation RLshares rose 14.34 percent to close at $133.33 after the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its fourth quarter.
  • Turtle Beach Corporation HEARjumped 13.26 percent to close at $17.34 on Wednesday. Turtle Beach S-3 showed registration for 1.857 million share common stock offering via selling holders.
  • Communications Systems, Inc. JCSrose 13.18 percent to close at $3.95. Communications Systems reported establishment of special committee to explore strategic alternatives.
  • Immutep Limited IMMPshares climbed 12.95 percent to close at $2.53.
  • xG Technology, Inc. XGTIrose 12.64 percent to close at $0.8561 after the company’s subsidiary IMT Vislink received a $1.4 million order from the U.S. Air Force.
  • OneSmart International Edun Gr Ltd – ADRONE shares gained 11.79 percent to close at $13.47 on Wednesday.
  • VAALCO Energy, Inc.EGY gained 11.16 percent to close at $2.39 on Wednesday after dropping 10.04 percent on Tuesday.
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. LOWrose 10.43 percent to close at $94.69. Lowe’s reported downbeat results for its first quarter on Wednesday.
  • Boxlight Corporation BOXLrose 9.09 percent to close at $7.20 on Wednesday after falling 16.03 percent on Tuesday.
  • American Equity Investment Life Holding Company AELrose 8.21 percent to close at $34.93. American Equity Investment Life confirmed preliminary talks related to a potential deal.
  • Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. CTXRrose 8.16 percent to close at $2.65. H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on stock with a Buy rating.

 

Losers

  • Forward Pharma A/S FWPshares dipped 30.43 percent to close at $2.88 on Wednesday after surging 88.18 percent on Tuesday.
  • Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc. CMTAfell 21.41 percent to close at $14.85 after reporting positive Phase 2 Part B data showing treatment with palovarotene significantly reduces new bone growth in patients with FOP.
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.RRGB dipped 18.21 percent to close at $47.40 on Wednesday after the company reported downbeat results for its first quarter and issued a weak earnings forecast for the second quarter.
  • LM Funding America, Inc. LMFAshares fell 16.05 percent to close at $0.68.
  • Sphere 3D Corp.ANY declined 15.69 percent to close at $0.46.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad AnónimaLOMA fell 14.43 percent to close at $12.99.
  • Ardelyx, Inc.ARDX dropped 14.29 percent to close at $3.90. Ardelyx priced its 12.5 million share offering at $4.00 per share.
  • Pfenex Inc.PFNX declined 13.77 percent to close at $5.95. Pfenex priced its 6.8 million share offering at $5.50 per share.
  • Orchids Paper Products CompanyTIS shares dropped 12.37 percent to close at $4.96.
  • Frontier Communications CorporationFTR fell 12.18 percent to close at $8.36.
  • China Rapid Finance LimitedXRF dipped 11.94 percent to close at $2.95.
  • Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – EletrobrasEBR fell 11.58 percent to close at $4.43.
  • MYnd Analytics, Inc. MYNDtumbled 11.24 percent to close at $2.29.
  • Sesen Bio, Inc. SESNfell 10.96 percent to close at $2.03 on Wednesday.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise CompanyHPE fell 10.51 percent to close at $15.58 following Q2 results.
  • Camping World Holdings, Inc. CWHfell 10 percent to close at $19.27.
  • Container Store Group, Inc.TCS fell 7.46 percent to close at $7.57 after reporting weaker-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter.
  • Target Corporation TGTshares fell 5.7 percent to close at $71.17. Target reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its first quarter, while sales exceeded estimates.