Gainers

  • 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 Inc BIIB 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.


Losers

  • 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.