Gainers

  • ZUORA INCZUO shares jumped 42.86 percent to close at $20.00. Zuora priced its IPO at $14 per share.
  • CYREN Ltd.CYRN gained 27.66 percent to close at $3.00. The cloud-based internet security technology company said in a regulatory filing it won a “material contract” with “one of the world’s largest technology companies” to be used among “millions of its enterprise users.”
  • Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. RKDArose 23.95 percent to close at $31.00.
  • SteadyMed Ltd. STDYshares gained 22.03 percent to close at $3.60.
  • Geron CorporationGERN shares climbed 20.54 percent to close at $3.99 on Thursday.
  • Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.BLCM rose 20.29 percent to close at $8.24 after the company disclosed that the FDA has lifted its hold on BPX-501 study.
  • Selecta Biosciences, Inc. SELBshares climbed 19.68 percent to close at $12.04.
  • QuinStreet, Inc.QNST climbed 16.77 percent to close at $11.84. The marketing company was subject of a short-seller report from Kerrisdale Capital. QuinStreet said Kerrisdale’s analysis is “invalid” and “inaccurate.” The company also reported upbeat fiscal third quarter sales guidance after Wednesday’s close.
  • Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. RIGLgained 16.72 percent to close at $3.91.
  • Essendant Inc. ESNDrose 16.06 percent to close at $9.83. Essendant and Genuine Parts reported a combination of SP Richards unit.
  • Applied Genetic Technologies CorporationAGTC gained 15 percent to close at $4.60.
  • Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. RTTRshares rose 15 percent to close at $2.99.
  • Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. INNTshares gained 13.61 percent to close at $27.96 on Thursday.
  • MBIA Inc. MBIgained 13.02 percent to close at $10.85.
  • Riot Blockchain, Inc.RIOT climbed 12.84 percent to close at $7.47 after gaining 2.00 percent on Wednesday.
  • MDC Partners Inc. MDCAjumped 11.68 percent to close at $7.65. Wells Fargo upgraded MDC Partners from Market Perform to Outperform.
  • Northern Technologies International Corporation NTICshares rose 11.49 percent to close at $24.75 after the company reported Q2 results and raised its FY18 outlook.
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.CBI shares climbed 9.53 percent to close at $14.82 after the company reported preliminary results for its first quarter.
  • Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.OMEX gained 9 percent to close at $10.78 after rising 7.38 percent on Wednesday.
  • Net Element, Inc. NETEshares gained 8.93 percent to close at $8.05.
  • Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. MDGLshares rose 7.77 percent to close at $120.39.
  • McDermott International, Inc. MDRshares rose 6.67 percent to close at $6.40. McDermott expects Q1 adjusted earnings of $0.15 to $0.17 per share on sales of $600 million to $610 million.
  • S. Global Investors, Inc. GROWrose 6.34 percent to close at $3.02.
  • Euro Tech Holdings Company LimitedCLWT shares rose 6.25 percent to close at $2.55.
  • MEI Pharma, Inc. MEIProse 5.13 percent to close at $2.05. Laidlaw & Co. initiated coverage on MEI Pharma with a Buy rating

 

Losers

  • Newater Technology, Inc. NEWAshares tumbled 38.39 percent to close at $16.50.
  • LiqTech International, Inc.LIQT shares dipped 21.81 percent to close at $0.38 on Thursday. LiqTech priced its 16.91 million share offering at a price of $0.34 per share.
  • China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.CADC shares fell 21.21 percent to close at $2.60 on Thursday after climbing 40.43 percent on Wednesday.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.BBBY declined 19.95 percent to close at $17.21. Bed Bath & Beyond reported upbeat earnings for its fourth quarter, but issued weak FY18 guidance. Comps were down 0.4 percent in the quarter.
  • Argan, Inc.AGX dropped 14.22 percent to close at $36.80 after the company posted downbeat quarterly results.
  • Novavax, Inc.NVAX fell 12.98 percent to close at $1.81. Novavax priced its 30.3 million share public offering of common stock at $1.65 per share.
  • Daxor CorporationDXR shares fell 10.7 percent to close at $7.68.
  • Daqo New Energy Corp.DQ dipped 10.61 percent to close at $52.97 after announcing a 2 million ADS offering.
  • VirnetX Holding CorpVHC shares slipped 9.78 percent to close at $4.15. VirnetX reported winning of $502.6 million award in jury verdict against Apple.
  • PolarityTE, Inc.COOL shares fell 9.56 percent to close at $16.56. PolarityTE priced its 2,031,250 share common stock offering at $16 per share.
  • Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. GALTdropped 9.53 percent to close at $4.27.
  • Pretium Resources Inc. PVGdeclined 9.19 percent to close at $7.51.
  • Exela Technologies, Inc. XELAshares dropped 9.09 percent to close at $4.60 on Thursday. Exela priced its 7 million share secondary equity offering on behalf of Ex-Sigma 2 LLC at $5.00 per share.
  • Apogee Enterprises, Inc.APOG fell 8.86 percent to close at $38.70 after reporting Q4 results.
  • SemiLEDs CorporationLEDS fell 8.03 percent to close at $5.50. SemiLEDs posted a Q2 net loss of $0.32 per share, versus a year-ago net loss of $0.11 per share after the closing bell.
  • Mallinckrodt Public Limited CompanyMNK shares fell 6.78 percent to close at $13.89. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Mallinckrodt with a Hold rating and a $15.00 price target.