Gainers

  • Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) gained 76.58 percent to close at $1.96 on Wednesday after the company was awarded a $3.2 million grant to support its clinical study for Alzheimer’s treatment.
  • GWG Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWGH) climbed 36.54 percent to close at $10.09 following Q2 results. GWG Holdings posted Q2 loss of $0.76 per share on sales of $24.32 million.
  • Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE: CGC) gained 30.42 percent to close at $32.11 after the Canadian cannabis company received a $4 billion investment from stake holder Constellation Brands, Inc.(NYSE: STZ). As part of the agreement, Constellation will now own a 38 percent stake on Canopy, which will be better positioned to take advantage of the “tremendous” growth opportunities in the global cannabis market.
  • Boxlight Corporation(NASDAQ: BOXL) gained 20.98 percent to close at $4.96. Boxlight will release Q2 earnings on August 16.
  • Tilray, Inc.(NASDAQ: TLRY) shares jumped 20 percent to close at $29.10 after declining 9.06 percent on Tuesday.
  • Orchids Paper Products Company(NYSE: TIS) rose 16.67 percent to close at $2.66.
  • KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG) gained 15.16 percent to close at $76.97. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation(NASDAQ: CCMP) announced plans to buy KMG Chemicals in a deal valued at $1.6 billion.
  • NF Energy Saving Corporation(NASDAQ: NFEC) climbed 14.43 percent to close at $4.52.
  • Taitron Components Incorporated(NASDAQ: TAIT) gained 13.81 percent to close at $2.39.
  • LM Funding America Inc(NASDAQ: LMFA) climbed 12.99 percent to close at $0.435 on Wednesday after the nano-cap low-float financial services company said it saw a positive net income after $400,000 in accrued expenses were reversed as part of a revised settlement for the Solaris class action litigation.
  • Cronos Group Inc.(NASDAQ: CRON) rose 12.92 percent to close at $6.38. Canaccord Genuity upgraded Cronos from Sell to Hold.
  • American Midstream Partners, LP(NYSE: AMID) climbed 11.21 percent to close at $6.45.
  • scPharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCPH) surged 10.77 percent to close at $4.68 on Wednesday.
  • PetIQ, Inc.(NASDAQ: PETQ) gained 10.5 percent to close at $31.25 after reporting a second-quarter sales beat.
  • Ability Inc.(NASDAQ: ABIL) rose 9.89 percent to close at $5.00 on Wednesday after dropping 24.04 percent on Tuesday.
  • Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP) gained 9.47 percent to close at $23.70 following Q1 results.
  • InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) surged 8.45 percent to close at $7.19. InnerWorkings posted Q2 adjusted earnings of $0.01 per share on revenue of $282 million.
  • Nortech Systems Incorporated(NASDAQ: NSYS) gained 7.65 percent to close at $3.94 following Q2 results. Nortech posted Q2 earnings of $0.14 per share on sales of $28.538 million.

 

Losers

  • ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRKR) tumbled 33.02 percent to close at $0.3885 on Wednesday after the company missed Q2 sales estimates.
  • Casa Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASA) shares declined 22.56 percent to close at $12.08 after the provider of converged broadband infrastructure technology solutions reported mixed second-quarter results and guided its 2018 sales estimate below the Street’s expectations.
  • Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTX) shares fell 20 percent to close at $0.32 following mixed Q2 earnings.
  • Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) dropped 19.55 percent to close at $5.35.
  • Strongbridge Biopharma plc(NASDAQ: SBBP) dropped 19.2 percent to close at $5.05 after reporting a proposed public offering of ordinary shares.
  • Opera Limited(NASDAQ: OPRA) shares fell 17.69 percent to close at $10.61 on Wednesday.
  • CVD Equipment Corporation (NYSE: CVV) dipped 16.62 percent to close at $5.420 after reporting Q2 results.
  • Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) shares fell 15.95 percent to close at $35.15. Macy’s reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter.
  • Rockwell Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMTI) dropped 14.8 percent to close at $4.03.
  • Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMEH) dipped 14.57 percent to close at $20.64 after reporting a 51 percent rise in its Q2 revenue.
  • CAS Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASM) fell 14.22 percent to close at $1.99.
  • ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) dropped 13.11 percent to close at $3.58.
  • Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC) dipped 12.88 percent to close at $3.18 following Q2 results.
  • Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) fell 12.28 percent to close at $10.79.
  • Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQXP) dropped 12.58 percent to close at $2.85.
  • FTS International, Inc. (NYSE: FTSI) shares tumbled 12.13 percent to close at $10.43.
  • Diamondback Energy Inc(NASDAQ: FANG) fell 12 percent to close at $117.70 after the company announced plans to acquire Energen Corporation.
  • SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) shares declined 11.87 percent to close at $4.01 after reporting Q2 results.
  • Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) dipped 11.69 percent to close at $3.40.
  • GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. (NYSE: GHG) dropped 11.52 percent to close at $14.13.
  • Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd.(NASDAQ: HOLI) fell 11.13 percent to close at $20.75 after reporting downbeat quarterly earnings.
  • Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE: SBGL) declined 10.92 percent to close at $2.12.
  • Stein Mart, Inc.(NASDAQ: SMRT) dropped 10.86 percent to close at $2.71.
  • Performance Food Group Company (NYSE: PFGC) fell 10.76 percent to close at $33.60 after the company reported weaker-than-expected results for its fourth quarter and issued downbeat FY19 earnings forecast.
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCHN) tumbled 10.62 percent to close at $25.25. Morgan Stanley downgraded Schnitzer Steel Industries from Equal-Weight to Underweight.
  • California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) dropped 10.57 percent to close at $28.69.
  • Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALT) fell 10.46 percent to close at $3.68.
  • Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ: NYMX) fell 10.26 percent to close at $2.71.
  • Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) dropped 10.2 percent to close at $2.20 following Q2 earnings.
  • Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ: CETX) fell 8.87 percent to close at $1.85 following Q3 results.
  • C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) dipped 8.71 percent to close at $2.41.
  • First Majestic Silver Corp.(NYSE: AG) fell 8.54 percent to close at $5.14 after gaining 2.37 percent on Tuesday.
  • Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI) fell 8.53 percent to close at $2.68 on Wednesday after dropping 12.80 percent on Tuesday.
  • Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT) dropped 8.46 percent to close at $102.20. RBC Capital downgraded Intercept Pharmaceuticals from Outperform to Sector Perform.
  • Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) dropped 8.39 percent to close at $2.84.
  • Cree, Inc.(NASDAQ: CREE) fell 7.78 percent to close at $46.26. Cree reported upbeat results for its fourth quarter on Tuesday.
  • China Southern Airlines Company Limited (NYSE: ZNH) shares fell 7.03 percent to close at $30.68.
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc(NASDAQ: CRZO) shares fell 6.95 percent to close at $22.63 after the company disclosed a 9.5-million share common stock offering.
  • HUYA Inc.(NYSE: HUYA) fell 6.41 percent to close at $25.83 on Wednesday after dipping 16.06 percent on Tuesday.
  • Huami Corporation (NYSE: HMI) fell 5.89 percent to close at $10.07 on Wednesday after rising 4.80 percent on Tuesday.
  • Matador Resources Company(NYSE: MTDR) dropped 5.88 percent to close at $29.79. Johnson Rice downgraded Matador Resources from Buy to Accumulate.
  • Marcus Corporation(NYSE: MCS) shares tumbled 5.85 percent to close at $37.85. B. Riley FBR downgraded Marcus from Buy to Neutral.