Gainers

  • Axovant Sciences Ltd.AXON shares surged 160 percent to close at $4.55 on Wednesday in reaction to a new licensing agreement. The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on neurologic conditions said it entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Oxford BioMedica. As part of the agreement, Axovant will develop and commercialize Oxford’s OXB-102 gene therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s utilizing the LentiVector platform.
  • Vascular Biogenics Ltd.VBLT rose 39.53 percent to close at $3.00 after announcing the company will present data on Novel MOSPD2 program in oncology and inflammation at BIO convention.
  • Heat Biologics, Inc. HTBXgained 22.13 percent to close at $2.87.
  • IDT CorporationIDT rose 21.93 percent to close at $6.45 after reporting FQ3 results.
  • Integrated Media Technology LimitedIMTE gained 20.83 percent to close at $18.10 on Wednesday.
  • China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. CADCjumped 20.34 percent to close at $3.55.
  • Urban One, Inc. UONErose 20 percent to close at $2.70.
  • Endo International plcENDP gained 19.05 percent to close at $7.75.
  • Signet Jewelers Ltd.SIG climbed 18.39 percent to close at $52.27 on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected results for its first quarter.
  • CohBar, Inc. CWBRrose 16.12 percent to close at $8.86.
  • MEI Pharma, Inc.MEIP gained 15.66 percent to close at $4.80 after climbing 16.25 percent on Tuesday. Wells Fargo upgraded MEI Pharma from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • The Manitowoc Company, Inc. MTWgained 15.53 percent to close at $27.45. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Manitowoc from Hold to Buy.
  • Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.TNXP jumped 15.23 percent to close at $4.01. B. Riley FBR initiated coverage on Tonix Pharmaceuticals with a Buy rating.
  • PolarityTE, Inc. COOLgained 14.42 percent to close at $30.95.
  • Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. MRNSshares rose 14.09 percent to close at $7.69. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage on Marinus Pharmaceuticals with a Buy rating and a $20 price target.
  • Evolus, Inc. EOLSrose 14.01 percent to close at $38.49 on Wednesday.
  • Cronos Group Inc. CRONgained 13.45 percent to close at $7.93.
  • Verastem, Inc. VSTMrose 12.32 percent to close at $6.20 on Wednesday.
  • Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. CLRBrose 10.88 percent to close at $1.02 after the FDA granted Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to the company’s CLR 131 for rhabdomyosarcoma.
  • SenesTech, Inc. SNESshares gained 10.81 percent to close at $2.05 after the company regained compliance with Nasdaq’s $1 per share minimum closing bid price rule.
  • NCI Building Systems Inc NCSgained 10.57 percent to close at $21.45 after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter. The company issued strong third-quarter sales guidance.
  • InfoSonics Corporation IFONrose 10.48 percent to close at $3.69 on Wednesday after climbing 10.60 percent on Tuesday.
  • Krystal Biotech, Inc. KRYSshares surged 9.69 percent to close at $12.45.
  • Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. FNDgained 7.54 percent to close at $52.48. Piper Jaffray upgraded Floor & Decor from Neutral to Overweight. William Blair initiated coverage on Floor & Decor Holdings with an Outperform rating.

 

Losers

  • Blink Charging Co. BLNKshares fell 17.99 percent to close at $5.38 on Wednesday.
  • ENDRA Life Sciences Inc. NDRAshares dropped 14.93 percent to close at $1.71 on Wednesday.
  • YY Inc.YY slipped 13.46 percent to close at $104.71 after reporting Q1 results.
  • Ambarella, Inc.AMBA shares tumbled 12.94 percent to close at $43.00 on Wednesday. Ambarella reported better-than-expected results for its first quarter, but issued weak sales forecast for the current quarter.
  • Gevo, Inc. GEVOdeclined 12.84 percent to close at $3.53.
  • BroadVision, Inc. BVSNdropped 12.5 percent to close at $2.10.
  • TrovaGene, Inc. TROVslipped 12.26 percent to close at $1.86 on Wednesday.
  • Amira Nature Foods Ltd. ANFIshares dipped 11.15 percent to close at $2.63.
  • Zymeworks Inc. ZYMEfell 11.02 percent to close at $16.88. Zymeworks reported pricing of its public offering after the closing bell.
  • Lantronix, Inc. LTRXdropped 10.98 percent to close at $3.00.
  • Xcel Brands, Inc. XELBshares declined 9.68 percent to close at $2.80.
  • Jaguar Health, Inc. JAGXfell 9 percent to close at $1.92.
  • Iridium Communications Inc. IRDMshares dropped 8.61 percent to close at $15.40 on Wednesday.
  • Shiloh Industries, Inc. SHLOshares declined 5.12 percent to close at $10.01 following downbeat quarterly earnings.
  • Yelp Inc. YELPfell 5.06 percent to $41.88. KeyBanc downgraded Yelp from Overweight to Sector Weight.
  • First Solar, Inc.FSLR dropped 4.65 percent to close at $55.53. JMP Securities downgraded First Solar from Market Outperform to Market Underperform and lowered the price target from $87 to $46.