WebMD Health Corp.(NASDAQ: WBMD) rose 19.7 percent to $66.08 in pre-market trading after the company agreed to be acquired by a KKR portfolio company for $66.50 per share in cash.
Neuroderm Ltd(NASDAQ: NDRM) shares rose 15.2 percent to $38.25 in pre-market trading. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation agreed to acquire NeuroDerm for $39 per share in cash.
Genocea Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: GNCA) shares rose 13.9 percent to $5.75 in pre-market trading after the company reported ‘positive’ top-line 12-month Phase 2b data for GEN-003 in genital herpes.
Ocwen Financial Corp(NYSE: OCN) rose 10.3 percent to $3.00 in pre-market trading. New Residential Investment and Ocwen Financial announced a mortgage servicing agreement.
Yatra Online Inc(NASDAQ: YTRA) shares rose 9.6 percent to $12.09 in pre-market trading. Yatra disclosed that it has acquired Air Travel Bureau Ltd.
Nektar Therapeutics(NASDAQ: NKTR) rose 6.8 percent to $23.75 in pre-market trading. Eli Lilly and Nektar Therapeutics announced collaboration for development and commercialization of NKTR-358.
Blue Apron Holdings Inc(NYSE: APRN) rose 6.6 percent to $6.98 in pre-market trading. Oppenheimer initiates coverage on Blue Apron Holdings (NYSE: APRN) with a Outperform rating, while Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on the stock with a Buy rating. Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Blue Apron with a Buy rating, while RBC Capital initiated coverage on the stock with an Outperform rating.
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (ADR)(NYSE: CHU) rose 6.6 percent to $15.85 in pre-market trading after gaining 1.99 percent on Friday.
Halliburton Company(NYSE: HAL) shares rose 3.9 percent to $46.10 in the pre-market trading session after the company posted stronger-than-expected earnings for its second quarter.
CTI BioPharma Corp(NASDAQ: CTIC) rose 3.8 percent to $3.54 in pre-market trading. CTI BioPharma reported that Laurent Fischer, M.D. has been appointed a Director of the company.
KKR & Co. L.P.(NYSE: KKR) shares rose 3.2 percent to $20.00 in pre-market trading. WebMD Health agreed to be acquired by KKR’s Internet Brands for $66.50 per share in cash.
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc(NYSE: HTZ) rose 3.2 percent to $16.30 in pre-market trading. Hertz Global is expected to release Q2 earnings on August 8.
Koninklijke Philips NV (ADR) (NYSE: PHG) shares rose 3.1 percent to $37.17 in pre-market trading after strong Q2 earnings.
VF Corp(NYSE: VFC) gained 2.2 percent to $59.92 after the company reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter.