Menlo Therapeutics Inc.MNLO shares surged 68.88 percent to close at $28.71. Menlo Therapeutics prices its IPO at $17 per share.
Lightbridge CorpLTBR shares surged 58.6 percent to close at $3.41 on Thursday. Lightbridge and Framatome reported a 50-50 joint venture to develop, license and sell nuclear fuel assemblies based on Lightbridge metallic fuel technology.
Key Technology, Inc. KTECshares climbed 49.77 percent to close at $26.60 as Duravant announced plans to purchase Key Technology at $26.75 per share in cash.
MannKind Corporation MNKDshares rose 41.26 percent to close at $3.80.
Oragenics Inc OGENshares gained 37.32 percent to close at $2.87.
Iovance Biotherapeutics IncIOVA shares gained 27.39 percent to close at $14.65after the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company announced an offering of 13.04 million shares at a cost of $11.50 per share, which represents Wednesday’s closing price.
OpGen Inc OPGNshares gained 26.1 percent to close at $6.57 on Thursday.
LSI Industries Inc. LYTSshares rose 21.35 percent to close at $8.24 following Q2 results.
Pacific Biosciences of California PACBshares surged 19.63 percent to close at $3.23 on Thursday. Pacific Biosciences announced the sale of 10 Sequel Systems to BGI Genomics.
TAL Education Group (ADR)TAL shares rose 17.71 percent to close at $33.56 after reporting Q3 results.
Future FinTech Group Inc. FTFTclimbed 15.5 percent to close at $3.80. Future Fintech entered into an agreement with Digipay to have 60 percent of its digital assets associated with blockchain development project DCON acquired by the company.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (ADR) IIJIgained 15.38 percent to close at $11.25 on Thursday.
NuCana plcNCNA shares rose 14.7 percent to close at $27.78.
Obalon Therapeutics IncOBLN rose 14.57 percent to close at $4.09. Northland Securities upgraded Obalon Therapeutics from Underperform to Market Perform.
Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BSPMshares gained 13.43 percent to close at $2.45.
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. KPTIjumped 12.92 percent to close at $11.80. Biogen IncBIIB acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize Karyopharm Therapeutics’ KPT-350 therapy for the treatment of certain neurological and neurodegenerative conditions.
Summit Therapeutics PLC (ADR)SMMT shares rose 12.86 percent to close at $13.78 after the company disclosed that ezutromisd significantly reduced muscle damage in DMD patients in 24-week interim data.
Varian Medical Systems, Inc.VAR rose 12.35 percent to close at $127.01 after reporting a big first quarter earnings and sales beat.
Adverum Biotechnologies Inc ADVMshares gained 12.17 percent to close at $6.45 on Thursday.
ITUS CorpITUS jumped 10.51 percent to close at $6.10.
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. DLBshares rose 8.97 percent to close at $70.19 following a first quarter earnings beat.
One Horizon Group Inc OHGIshares rose 7.69 percent to close at $2.38. One Horizon Group announced the acquisition of 123Wish on Wednesday.
Alteryx IncAYX shares rose 7.8 percent to close at $30.00 on Thursday after falling 2.56 percent on Wednesday.
Shotspotter IncSSTI rose 5.52 percent to close at $17.02 after the company reported an agreement with Verizon to expand gunshot detection through city street lights.
ConforMIS IncCFMS shares tumbled 33.92 percent to close at $1.50 on Thursday. ConforMIS priced its 13.33 million share offering at $1.50 per share.
Horizon Global CorpHZN dipped 29.16 percent to close at $9.11 after the company lowered its FY17 forecast.
Newell Brands IncNWL fell 20.56 percent to close at $24.81after the company cut its FY17 guidance. The company also disclosed that it is exploring a series of strategic initiatives for some of its assets.
China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. CCRCshares dropped 16.05 percent to close at $17.21.
Sify Technologies LimitedSIFY shares declined 14.94 percent to close at $2.05.
Ocular Therapeutix IncOCUL fell 14.22 percent to close at $5.31. Ocular Therapeutix priced its 6.5 million share offering at $5 per share.
Laredo Petroleum IncLPI shares dropped 14.15 percent to close at $9.89. Laredo Petroleum reported a 29 percent rise in year-end proved reserve estimates.
Ballard Power Systems Inc. BLDPshares slipped 13.72 percent to close at $3.27.
Aspen Group, Inc. ASPUdipped 13.51 percent to close at $7.62 on Thursday.
Siebert Financial Corp. SIEBshares fell 13.21 percent to close at $10.12.
Argos Therapeutics, Inc. ARGSfell 12.4 percent to close at $2.12.
KBS Fashion Group LimitedKBSF shares tumbled 12.12 percent to close at $4.35 on Thursday. KBS Fashion disclosed that its CEO Zheng has resigned for personal reasons.
NovaGold Resources Inc.NG dropped 11.56 percent to close at $3.90. Novagold Resources reported a Q4 loss of $10 million.
CARBO Ceramics Inc. CRRdipped 11.59 percent to close at $10.22.
Sears Holdings CorpSHLD shares dropped 11.18 percent to close at $2.78 on Thursday.
Range Resources Corp. RRCshares fell 9.88 percent to close at $15.32. Range Resources projects 5-year CAGR of around 13 percent. The company also announced a 26 percent increase in proved resources as of December 31, 2017.
Vuzix CorporationVUZI slipped 9.72 percent to close at $9.75 on Thursday after climbing 8.54 percent on Wednesday.
Nutanix IncNTNX shares declined 8.76 percent to close at $33.21 after declining 2.91 percent on Wednesday.
Albireo Pharma, Inc.ALBO slipped 4.92 percent to close at $34.00. Albireo announced a proposed public offering of common stock.
Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (ADR) RDYshares fell 4.64 percent to close at $37.61 after the company reported Q3 results.