Gainers

  • China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.CADCshares rose 40.43 percent to close at $3.30 on Wednesday.
  • SemiLEDs CorporationLEDS shares climbed 39.07 percent to close at $5.98 on Wednesday.
  • EyeGate Pharmaceuticals, Inc.EYEG climbed 26.6 percent to close at $0.418 as the company reported issuance of USPTO patent covering utility of iontophoretic contact lens.
  • Celsius Holdings, Inc. CELHshares jumped 19.44 percent to close at $5.59.
  • Pretium Resources Inc. PVGshares gained 19.34 percent to close at $8.27 after the company issued Q1 production results.
  • AeroVironment, Inc.AVAV rose 17.06 percent to close at $54.28. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded AeroVironment from Hold to Buy.
  • Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc. EGCgained 16.71 percent to close at $4.75.
  • ShiftPixy, Inc. PIXYclimbed 15.71 percent to close at $3.61.
  • Aptevo Therapeutics Inc. APVOshares gained 15.55 percent to close at $3.79.
  • Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. AAOIrose 14.51 percent to close at $29.12.
  • Blink Charging Co. BLNKgained 14.42 percent to close at $2.38.
  • Fate Therapeutics, Inc.FATE rose 13.82 percent to close at $11.45 on Wednesday after gaining 6.12 percent on Tuesday.
  • Novelion Therapeutics Inc. NVLNshares gained 12.57 percent to close at $4.12.
  • VirnetX Holding Corp VHCrose 12.2 percent to close at $4.60 after the a federal jury ruled Apple must pay $502.6 million to VirnetX, according to Bloomberg.
  • Homology Medicines, Inc. FIXXgained 11.4 percent to close at $18.86.
  • CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.CBAY shares gained 11.35 percent to close at $13.44 after the company disclosed ‘positive’ new 12-week and 26-week results from its ongoing Phase 2 study of seladelpar in patients with primary biliary cholangitis at the International Liver Congress 2018.
  • Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. ALRNshares rose 11.04 percent to close at $7.14.
  • PCM, Inc.PCMI shares gained 9.36 percent to close at $9.35 on Wednesday after gaining 1.18 percent on Tuesday.
  • Synaptics IncorporatedSYNA gained 8.34 percent to close at $47.68. Mizuho upgraded Synaptics from Neutral to Buy.
  • AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.AVEO rose 8.23 percent to close at $2.63 after falling 2.80 percent on Tuesday.
  • Mattel, Inc. MATrose 6.58 percent to close at $14.41. Jefferies upgraded Mattel from Underperform to Hold.
  • B2Gold Corp.BTG shares rose 5.09 percent to close at $2.89 after the company reported strong Q1 gold production and revenue.
  • Top Ships Inc.TOPS climbed 5.23 percent to close at $1.81. The tanker vessel company said it has regained compliance with the NASDAQ stock exchange’s minimum bid price requirement.


Losers

  • Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc.BW shares dipped 36.44 percent to close at $2.39 on Wednesday after the company amended rights offering. The company increased size to $248 million and lowered per share subscription price from $3 to $2.
  • IZEA, Inc. IZEAshares fell 21.65 percent to close at $1.81. IZEA reported the receipt of non-compliance letter from the Nasdaq.
  • Intec Pharma Ltd.NTEC dipped 17.97 percent to close at $5.25. Intec Pharma priced its 6.75 million share offering at $5.25 per share for gross proceeds of $35.4 million.
  • QuinStreet, Inc. QNSTshares declined 17.69 percent to close at $10.14 following Kerrisdale report.
  • NuCana plcNCNA fell 15.86 percent to close at $24.82 on Wednesday.
  • Analogic CorporationALOG shares fell 13.22 percent to close at $83.35 after the company agreed to be acquired by Altaris Capital Affiliate for $84 per share.
  • CarGurus, Inc. CARGshares tumbled 10.67 percent to close at $34.00.
  • Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. INNTshares fell 10.18 percent to close at $24.61.
  • Exela Technologies IncXELA dropped 9.96 percent to close at $5.06 after announcing a 1.05 million common share offering on behalf of Ex-Sigma 2.
  • Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd KONEshares slipped 8.72 percent to close at $6.80.
  • EXFO Inc EXFOshares dropped 8.33 percent to close at $3.85 following Q2 earnings.
  • Juniper Pharmaceuticals, Inc. JNPshares fell 7.62 percent to close at $9.70.
  • ARMO BioSciences, Inc.ARMO declined 7.33 percent to close at $29.72 on Wednesday.
  • Hanwha Q Cells Co Ltd -ADRHQCL shares fell 6.5 percent to close at $7.29 after the company reported downbeat earnings for its fourth quarter.
  • Fastenal CompanyFAST shares fell 6.19 percent to close at $51.05. Fastenal posted in-line quarterly results.