RH RHshares gained 22.48 percent to close at $92.24 on Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter and issued strong FY2018 earnings guidance.
Argan, Inc. AGXgained 17.28 percent to close at $44.80. Argan disclosed that its wholly-owned subsidiary Gemma Power Systems has finalized an EPC contract for 475 MW power project in North Carolina. Lake Street upgraded Argan from Hold to Buy.
Homology Medicines, Inc. FIXXclimbed 16.63 percent to close at $18.66. Homology Medicines priced its IPO at $16 per share.
RSP Permian, Inc.RSPP surged 15.62 percent to close at $45.00. Concho Resources Inc.CXO announced plans to buy RSP Permian in an all-stock deal.
LaSalle Hotel PropertiesLHO climbed 15.53 percent to close at $28.13. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust offered to buy LaSalle Hotel Properties in an all-stock transaction.
ITUS Corporation ITUSshares gained 13.13 percent to close at $3.79.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. SHOSsurged 12.73 percent to close at $3.10 on Wednesday.
Quorum Health CorporationQHC rose 12.48 percent to close at $9.37.
Sears Holdings CorporationSHLD shares gained 12.4 percent to close at $2.81
Shire plc SHPGrose 12.15 percent to close at $144.53 after the Ireland-based pharmaceutical giant was named as an acquisition target by The Wall Street Journal. According to a report, Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical is in “preliminary and exploratory” talks to acquire Shire but no financial details of a transaction are known.
Lilis Energy, Inc. LLEXshares gained 11.36 percent to close at $3.92.
UniFirst CorporationUNF surged 10.18 percent to close at $159.65 following upbeat quarterly earnings.
Francesca’s Holdings CorporationFRAN gained 9.59 percent to close at $5.03 on Wednesday.
Lululemon Athletica Inc.LULU rose 9.21 percent to close at $85.96 in pre-market trading after the company posted upbeat earnings for its fourth quarter. The athletic apparel brand also issued strong first quarter and FY2018 guidance.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. KTOSgained 8.69 percent to close at $10.38.
Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited CLWTshares gained 8.08 percent to close at $2.81 on Wednesday after the company disclosed that it has signed an Equity Transfer Agreement to sell its 20 percent equity stake of Zhejiang Jiahuan Electronics Co., Ltd.
CGG CGGgained 6.36 percent to close at $2.08. Goldman Sachs upgraded CGG from Sell to Buy.
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. TNDMrose 5.54 percent to close at $4.76 after climbing 9.20 percent on Tuesday. Cowen & Co. upgraded Tandem Diabetes Care from Market Perform to Outperform.
Aqua Metals, Inc.AQMS rose 5.06 percent to close at $2.49. Aqua Metals announced plans to transition Dr. Stephen Clarke from his current position as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Plantronics, Inc. PLTgained 4.7 percent to close at $57.45 as the company announced plans to acquire Polycom for $2 billion.
Edge Therapeutics, Inc.EDGE shares tumbled 91.6 percent to close at $1.31 on Wednesday after the company disclosed that its Phase 3 Newton 2 study is unlikely to achieve primary efficacy endpoint. The independent Data Monitoring Committee has recommended discontinuation of study.
InspireMD, Inc.NSPR declined 43.75 percent to close at $1.35. InspireMD priced its 2.857 million share offering at $1.75 per share.
Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. SRNEshares dipped 26.98 percent to close at $4.60.
Zosano Pharma Corporation ZSANshares dipped 24.46 percent to close at $9.17 on Wednesday after tumbling 16.56 percent on Tuesday.
Flex Pharma, Inc. FLKSshares declined 23.77 percent to close at $5.13 on Wednesday.
Geron Corporation GERNdeclined 17.86 percent to close at $4.23 on Wednesday after dipping 13.88 percent on Tuesday.
Top Ships Inc. TOPSshares fell 17.86 percent to close at $2.07.
Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. INNTdropped 15.74 percent to close at $24.35.
Pareteum Corporation TEUMshares fell 15.58 percent to close at $2.60 after reporting a fourth quarter earnings miss. Earnings came in at a loss of 31 cents per share, missing estimates by 23 cents. Sales beat estimates by $235,000, coming in at $4.01 million.
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. ZNslipped 15.57 percent to close at $3.96.
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. PTCTdropped 15.29 percent to close at $27.04 after announcing a proposed offering of common stock.
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. RKDAdeclined 14.56 percent to close at $22.65.
Aptose Biosciences Inc. APTOshares fell 14.16 percent to close at $2.85. Aptose Biosciences reported a Q4 loss of $0.12 per share and announced a new at-the-market offering.
Invitae Corporation NVTAdeclined 13.12 percent to close at $4.70. Invitae priced its 11.11 million share offering at $4.50 per share.
Tintri, Inc. TNTRshares fell 11.59 percent to close at $1.83.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. RRTSdeclined 11.49 percent to close at $2.62 on Wednesday.
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. DRNAshares fell 11 percent to close at $8.90.
QuinStreet, Inc. QNSTshares tumbled 8.72 percent to close at $12.66.
Cerecor Inc. CERCshares fell 7.78 percent to close at $3.91. Cerecor named Peter Greenleaf as its CEO.
Shoe Carnival, Inc SCVLshares fell 5.14 percent to close at $24.20. Shoe Carnival reported upbeat earnings for its fourth quarter, while sales missed estimates. Comps were down 0.5 percent in the quarter.