Gainers

  • India Globalization Capital, Inc. IGCshares climbed 54.55 percent to close at $2.04 on Wednesday.
  • Glaukos Corporation GKOSjumped 40.31 percent to close at $62.86 after one of the company’s major competitors removed its product from the market. Alcon announced that it is voluntarily withdrawing its CyPass Micro-Stent from the market following new data from a five-year, long-term COMPASS-XT safety study. Alcon also advised opthalmic surgeons to stop implanting the CyPass stents.
  • Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.OPNT shares climbed 37.64 percent to close at $21.43 on Wednesday following news that its commercial partner, Adapt Pharma, agreed to be acquired by Emergent Biosolutions for $735 million.
  • Sophiris Bio, Inc. SPHSgained 24.61 percent to close at $3.19 following the conclusion of an investigation into the death of a patient in the company’s Phase 2b trial of topsalysin. The investigation revealed the patient’s death was likely unrelated to the drug.
  • Aileron Therapeutics, Inc.ALRN gained 24.03 percent to close at $2.89.
  • Evofem Biosciences, Inc.EVFM rose 22.09 percent to close at $3.15.
  • Westport Fuel Systems Inc. WPRTshares gained 21.45 percent to close at $3.51 after the company late Tuesday announced an agreement with Weichai Westport to develop a natural gas engine featuring Westport HPDI 2.0 technology
  • iPass Inc. IPASshares rose 20.77 percent to close at $2.21 after the company disclosed that a major US bank signed a deal with iPass for global mobile connectivity.
  • Tilray, Inc.TLRY gained 20.64 percent to close at $62.13 after reporting a second-quarter sales beat.
  • Therapix Biosciences Ltd.TRPX rose 19.73 percent to close at $4.43.
  • Aurora Mobile LimitedJG shares surged 18.31 percent to close at $11.37.
  • Galectin Therapeutics, Inc.GALT climbed 17.72 percent to close at $5.38.
  • Evolus, Inc. EOLSshares jumped 17.65 percent to close at $23.80 after receiving acceptance of FDA BLA resubmission for DWP-450.
  • Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc.ZYNE rose 17.65 percent to close at $8.00.
  • Ballard Power Systems Inc.BLDP shares climbed 15.99 percent to close at $3.41 after the company announced a collaboration with Weichai Power. The collaboration includes a $163 million equity investment from Weichai and a joint venture establishment.
  • RumbleON, Inc.RMBL gained 15.5 percent to close at $7.75
  • Cronos Group Inc.CRON rose 14.98 percent to close at $12.74 on Wednesday after falling 7.97 percent on Tuesday.
  • Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp.SOLO gained 13.92 percent to close at $3.60.
  • Invuity, Inc.IVTY gained 13.58 percent to close at $4.60.
  • Shoe Carnival, Inc.SCVL rose 13.09 percent to close at $41.74 after reporting stronger-than-expected results for its second quarter.
  • CEL-SCI CorporationCVM rose 12.83 percent to close at $2.55.
  • MiMedx Group, Inc.MDXG gained 12.33 percent to close at $5.42.
  • Aviat Networks, Inc.AVNW climbed 11.87 percent to close at $17.95 following Q4 results.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ACHNshares jumped 11.62 percent to close at $3.17.
  • Affimed N.V.AFMD shares rose 10.81 percent to close at $6.15 after climbing 246.88 percent on Tuesday.
  • Yirendai Ltd.YRD rose 10.65 percent to close at $20.16 after reporting Q2 results.
  • Origin Agritech LimitedSEED rose 9.34 percent to close at $6.67.
  • Unisys Corporation UISrose 9.25 percent to close at $18.30. Unisys will replace Marriot Vacations Worldwide in the S&P SmallCap 600 on September 4.
  • IZEA Worldwide, Inc. IZEAclimbed 7.91 percent to close at $1.50 after the company announced the expansion of a relationship with an unnamed Fortune 10 company.

 

Losers

  • Movado Group, Inc.MOV dipped 15.38 percent to close at $41.80 on Wednesday after the company reported Q2 results.
  • ScanSource, Inc.SCSC dropped 12.75 percent to close at $37.65 after reporting Q4 results.
  • Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.ASRT shares tumbled 11 percent to close at $6.515 on Wednesday. Assertio Therapeutics announced said it has entered into a settlement agreement with Purdue Pharma with regard to its patent infringement lawsuit against the latter in a U.S. district court. The lawsuit alleges infringement by Purdue of some of Assertio’s patents with regard to Purdue’s commercialization of Oxycontin.
  • Box, Inc. BOXfell 10.94 percent to close at $23.70 after reporting a second-quarter earnings beat. The company issued weak third quarter earnings guidance.
  • Zai Lab LimitedZLAB dropped 10.34 percent to close at $22.73.
  • Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt SA(ADR)EDN dropped 9.82 percent to close at $23.97.
  • Banco Macro S.A. BMAfell 9.44 percent to close at $38.49.
  • Arlo Technologies, Inc. ARLOshares dropped 8.81 percent to close at $19.04.
  • Alliance One International, Inc. AOIshares dipped 8.81 percent to close at $16.05.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (ADR) GGALshares fell 8.45 percent to close at $21.99 on Wednesday.
  • Bridgepoint Education, Inc. BPIshares dipped 7.82 percent to close at $11.79.
  • Tuniu CorporationTOUR shares tumbled 7.34 percent to close at $7.57 following Q2 results.
  • Fossil Group, Inc. FOSLshares fell 6.99 percent to close at $22.37.
  • American Eagle Outfitters AEOdropped 6.52 percent to close at $25.50. American Eagle reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter, but issued weak earnings forecast for the current quarter.
  • Kewaunee Scientific CorporationKEQU dropped 6.27 percent to close at $31.40 following downbeat quarterly earnings.
  • Chico’s FAS, Inc.CHS shares fell 4.08 percent to close at $8.47 following Q2 results.