Gainers

  • Vaxart, Inc.VXRT shares surged 77.97 percent to close at $5.25 on Thursday. The company earlier announced it will present new data from a Phase 2 study which showed its oral tabled vaccine provided 39% reduction in flu illness.
  • Guardant Health, Inc. GHgained 69.47 percent to close at $32.20. Guardant Health priced its IPO at $19 per share.
  • I-AM Capital Acquisition Company IAM 0.1%climbed 56.38 percent to close at $10.10. I-AM Capital Acquisition reported postponement of its special meeting.
  • Investment Technology Group, Inc. ITGsurged 25.34 percent to close at $27.65 amid reports Virtu Financial is exploring a deal with the company.
  • Barnes & Noble, Inc. BKSclimbed 21.79 percent to close at $6.65 after the company announced Wednesday afternoon it has appointed a Special Committee to review strategic alternatives. The company said it’s received interest from “multiple parties,” including company chairman Leonard Riggio, who has pledged to vote his shares in favor of any transaction the special committee recommends.
  • IZEA Worldwide, Inc. IZEArose 20 percent to close at $1.86 after the company earlier reported record Q3 bookings of $9.5 million.
  • Origin Agritech LimitedSEED surged 19.82 percent to $6.83.
  • Youngevity International, Inc. YGYIrose 19.38 percent to close at $8.07 after reporting the release of 2 Hemp-derived cannabidiol products which leverages company’s Y-DR8+ Beverage Technology.
  • Resources Connection, Inc.RECN climbed 15.82 percent to close at $19.03 after reporting better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter.
  • Mercer International Inc. MERCrose 15.3 percent to close at $18.91.
  • Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. PRTKgained 12.85 percent to close at $11.33.
  • The Meet Group, Inc. MEETrose 12.04 percent to close at $5.49.
  • Hortonworks, Inc.HDP gained 11.88 percent to close at $24.48. Cloudera disclosed that the company will merge with Hortonworks.
  • Cloudera, Inc.CLDR shares gained 11.53 percent to close at $19.05 after the company disclosed that the company will merge with Hortonworks Inc HDP. Hortonworks shareholders will receive 1.305 common shares of Cloudera for each Hortonworks share.
  • Amarin Corporation plcAMRN climbed 11.48 percent to close at $20.29.
  • Champions Oncology, Inc. CSBRrose 10.65 percent to close at $15.27.
  • Virtu Financial, Inc. VIRTgained 10.17 percent to close at $22.75. Virtu Financial is exploring Investment Tech. Group deal.
  • Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. BREWclimbed 9.72 percent to close at $18.06.
  • New Age Beverages CorporationNBEV gained 5.43 percent to close at $8.55.
  • Constellation Brands, Inc.STZ gained 5.38 percent to close at $222.10 after reporting better-than-expected results for its second quarter.

 

Losers

  • Pain Therapeutics, Inc. PTIEshares tumbled 56.55 percent to close at $1.26 after the company reported $3.5 million NIH grant award for Alzheimer’s study. The company sees Phase II study initiation for Alzheimer’s treatment in Q4’18.
  • Telaria, Inc.TLRA dropped 35.66 percent to close at $2.40 after the company cut Q3 and FY18 sales guidance.
  • SAExploration Holdings, Inc. SAEXslipped 22.83 percent to close at $8.25.
  • vTv Therapeutics Inc.VTVT declined 21.76 percent to close at $2.66 after gaining 70.00 percent on Wednesday.
  • India Globalization Capital, Inc.IGC dipped 27.57 percent to close at $6.41 on Thursday after dropping 31.92 percent on Wednesday.
  • Aytu BioScience, Inc. AYTUfell 19.52 percent to close at $2.02.
  • Dragon Victory International LimitedLYL declined 19.23 percent to close at $2.10.
  • Allakos Inc. ALLKdipped 17.93 percent to close at $31.59.
  • Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ARWRshares dropped 17.4 percent to close at $15.33. Arrowhead reported a $3.7 billion license agreement with Janssen for gene-silencing drug.
  • Mallinckrodt Public Limited CompanyMNK fell 17.29 percent to close at $25.73.
  • International Speedway CorporationISCA declined 16.47 percent to close at $35.30 after reporting Q3 results.
  • Cool Holdings, Inc. AWSMfell 16.39 percent to close at $7.65.
  • Rudolph Technologies IncRTEC dropped 14.36 percent to close at $20.52 after the company lowered its third-quarter adjusted EPS guidance from 30-40 cents to 22-25 cents.
  • Trillium Therapeutics Inc. TRILfell 14.29 percent to close at $4.74.
  • Pinduoduo Inc. PDDdropped 13.62 percent to close at $22.70.
  • China Rapid Finance LimitedXRF shares declined 12.71 percent to close at $2.61.
  • Assembly Biosciences, Inc. ASMBfell 12.55 percent to close at $27.93.
  • Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. PTIdropped 12.35 percent to close at $2.20.
  • Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc. YMABfell 12.28 percent to close at $23.50.
  • Trevena, Inc.TRVN shares declined 11.82 percent to close at $3.06 after climbing 30.45 percent on Wednesday.
  • Nanometrics Incorporated NANOshares fell 10.39 percent to close at $32.26.
  • Synthetic Biologics, Inc. SYNshares fell 10.2 percent to close at $2.29.
  • Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation MNRfell 7.85 percent to close at $14.91 after reporting an 8 million share common stock offering.
  • NF Energy Saving Corporation NFECdropped 6.86 percent to close at $3.80
  • Innovative Industrial Properties IncIIPR shares fell 3.2 percent to close at $42.05 after the company reported a 2 million share common stock offering.