Stock Gaps Up and Down for Oct-16 Morning

These stocks have gapped above or below the previous day’s close.

Gaps Down

CASI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CASI) < (CASI) had a gap down today of (0.54) points or -19.85% below its previous close of $2.72. CASI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CASI) < is currently trading at $2.69 - 0.0295 (1.08%).

CASI Pharmaceuticals Inc is engaged in research and development of biopharmaceutical products. It mainly focuses on acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics addressing cancer and other unmet medical needs.

Gaps Up

Aratana Therapeutics Inc. (PETX) < (PETX) had a gap up today of 0.545 points or 8.72% above its previous close of $6.25. Aratana Therapeutics Inc. (PETX) < is currently trading at $6.76 + 0.5123 (8.20%).

Aratana Therapeutics Inc is a pet therapeutics company. Its main activity is the licensing, developing, and commercializing of innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals.

Cara Therapeutics Inc. (CARA) < (CARA) had a gap up today of 0.44 points or 3.53% above its previous close of $12.46. Cara Therapeutics Inc. (CARA) < is currently trading at $13.42 + 0.96 (7.70%).

Cara Therapeutics Inc is an emerging biotechnology company. It is focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain and pruritus by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors.

Health Insurance Innovations Inc. (HIIQ) < (HIIQ) had a gap up today of 1.60 points or 8.47% above its previous close of $18.90. Health Insurance Innovations Inc. (HIIQ) < is currently trading at $20.33 + 1.43 (7.57%).

Health Insurance Innovations Inc is a developer, distributor & cloud-based administrator of affordable individual health & family insurance plans including short-term medical insurance plans, & guaranteed-issue & underwritten hospital indemnity plans.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (HMNY) < (HMNY) had a gap up today of (1.853) points or -9.08% above its previous close of $20.40. Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (HMNY) < is currently trading at $22.63 + 2.23 (10.95%).

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc provides IT solutions and services. Its services include application value management, application development, integration, independent validation and infrastructure services.

22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) < (XXII) had a gap up today of 0.16 points or 5.71% above its previous close of $2.80. 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) < is currently trading at $2.93 + 0.13 (4.64%).

22nd Century Group Inc is a plant biotechnology company. It is focused on technology that allow to increase or decrease the level of nicotine and other nicotinic alkaloids in tobacco plants and levels of cannabinoids in cannabis plants.

Exelixis Inc. (EXEL) < (EXEL) had a gap up today of 4.23 points or 17.08% above its previous close of $24.76. Exelixis Inc. (EXEL) < is currently trading at $30.66 + 5.90 (23.81%).

Exelixis Inc is a part of the healthcare sector. As a biotechnology company, it develops small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer.

Leading Brands Inc (LBIX) < (LBIX) had a gap up today of (0.55) points or -24.23% above its previous close of $2.27. Leading Brands Inc (LBIX) < is currently trading at $3.10 + 0.8301 (36.57%).

Leading Brands Inc along with its subsidiaries engages in beverage bottling, distribution, sales, merchandising, brand development and brand management of beverage products. Its product line includes juices and premium beverages.

Ruby Tuesday Inc. (RT) < (RT) had a gap up today of 0.32 points or 16.08% above its previous close of $1.99. Ruby Tuesday Inc. (RT) < is currently trading at $2.36 + 0.37 (18.59%).

Ruby Tuesday Inc owns, operates, & franchises the casual dining restaurant chain & operates in the bar and grill segment of the casual dining industry. It owned & operated 543, and franchised 62 restaurants in 41 states, 14 foreign countries, and Guam.

TransEnterix Inc. (TRXC) < (TRXC) had a gap up today of 1.18 points or 80.82% above its previous close of $1.46. TransEnterix Inc. (TRXC) < is currently trading at $2.53 + 1.07 (73.42%).

TransEnterix Inc is a medical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of a robotic assisted surgical system called the SurgiBot System.

Gaps Down

Optibase Ltd. (OBAS) < (OBAS) had a gap down today of (0.90) points or -10.11% below its previous close of $8.90. Optibase Ltd. (OBAS) < is currently trading at $8.10 - 0.80 (8.99%).

Optibase Ltd purchases and operates real estate properties. It currently holds properties in Switzerland and Miami Florida.

MGC Diagnostics Corporation (MGCD) < (MGCD) had a gap down today of (1.81) points or -20.38% below its previous close of $8.88. MGC Diagnostics Corporation (MGCD) < is currently trading at $6.51 - 2.37 (26.69%).

MGC Diagnostics Corp designs, markets, and sells non-invasive cardiorespiratory diagnostic products in hospitals, university-based medical centers, medical clinics, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers and clinical research organization.

Professional Diversity Network Inc. (IPDN) < (IPDN) had a gap down today of (0.322) points or -8.61% below its previous close of $3.74. Professional Diversity Network Inc. (IPDN) < is currently trading at $3.44 - 0.30 (8.02%).

Professional Diversity Network Inc is an operator of professional networks. It serves many communities, including Women, Hispanic-Americans, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Disabled, Military Professionals, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender.

Flex Pharma Inc. (FLKS) < (FLKS) had a gap down today of (0.29) points or -8.43% below its previous close of $3.44. Flex Pharma Inc. (FLKS) < is currently trading at $3.38 - 0.0581 (1.69%).

Flex Pharma Inc is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing proprietary treatments for nocturnal leg cramps and spasms associated with severe neuromuscular conditions.

Natural Health Trends Corp. (NHTC) < (NHTC) had a gap down today of (3.075) points or -12.33% below its previous close of $24.93. Natural Health Trends Corp. (NHTC) < is currently trading at $21.10 - 3.83 (15.36%).

Natural Health Trends Corp is engaged in the direct selling industry, selling lifestyle enhancement products, cosmetics, personal care and dietary supplements, and also what is called network marketing or multi-level marketing.

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RNN) < (RNN) had a gap down today of (0.92) points or -42.40% below its previous close of $2.17. Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RNN) < is currently trading at $2.17 - 0.6699 (23.59%).

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of treatments for cancer.

ITUS Corporation (ITUS) < (ITUS) had a gap down today of (0.50) points or -15.67% below its previous close of $3.19. ITUS Corporation (ITUS) < is currently trading at $2.95 - 0.2399 (7.52%).

ITUS Corp is engaged in developing a diagnostic platform called Cchek, for the early detection of tumor-based cancers.

Gaps Up

DryShips Inc. (DRYS) < (DRYS) had a gap up today of 0.00 points above its previous close of $-3.17. DryShips Inc. (DRYS) < is currently trading at $3.16 + 6.33 (199.70%).

DryShips Inc is a provider of drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction and agri-food industries and offshore support services to the offshore energy industry. It provides ultra-deep water drilling services.

Gaps Down

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) < (SHLD) had a gap down today of (0.59) points or -8.71% below its previous close of $6.77. Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) < is currently trading at $6.15 - 0.62 (9.16%).

Sears Holdings Corp is a retailer that integrates the digital and physical shopping experiences for consumers. It provides home merchandise, apparel, automotive products and home services through both online and offline channels.

TG Therapeutics Inc. (TGTX) < (TGTX) had a gap down today of (1.60) points or -14.55% below its previous close of $11.00. TG Therapeutics Inc. (TGTX) < is currently trading at $9.65 - 1.345 (12.23%).

TG Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. It is engaged in the acquisition, development & commercialization of novel treatments for B-cell malignancies and autoimmune diseases.

tags: CASI, PETX, CARA, HIIQ, HMNY, XXII, EXEL, LBIX, RT, TRXC, OBAS, MGCD, IPDN, FLKS, NHTC, RNN, ITUS, DRYS, SHLD, TGTX

Alex Fredricks

Alex Fredricks

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