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62 Biggest Movers From Friday

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Gainers

COMPASS Pathways Plc (NASDAQ: CMPS) shares jumped 70.6% to close at $29.00 on Friday after pricing its IPO at $17 per share. Cassava Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVA) shares climbed 42% to close at $10.07 on Friday following news of two insiders buying stock Thursday even for a total of about 225,000 shares. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) surged 38.9% to close at $2.25 after the company announced its Weichai Westport joint venture received certification from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China for its 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0 fuel system. Contura Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CTRA) gained 35.7% to close at $8.14. Adicet Bio Inc (NASDAQ: ACET) rose 32.8% to close at $21.40. Adicet Bio reported inducement grant under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(C)(4). Unity Software Inc. (NYSE: U) gained 31.4% to close at $68.35 after the company priced its IPO at $52 per share. Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) shares jumped 29.1% to close at $2.93 on Friday. ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) gained 29% to close at $3.87 after reporting a $10 million unsecured debt financing. ReneSola Ltd (NYSE: SOL) climbed 25.2% to close at $2.58. HC Wainwright & Co, on Thursday, initiated coverage on the stock with a Buy rating and announced a price target $4 per share. NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NL) jumped 24.7% to close at $4.60. Nano-X Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: NNOX) gained 24.1% to close at $ 34.88. The company announced that Ran Poliakine, chairman and CEO will be participating in the Oppenheimer Fall Healthcare Life Sciences anf MedTech Summit, which is being held virtually from September 21-23.. Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED) climbed 22.7% to close at $9.68. J Alexanders Holdings Inc (NYSE: JAX) rose 21.6% to close at $5.81 after the company reported that sales volumes for the first three weeks of September averaged 90% of 2019 sales. GWG Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWGH) gained 21.1% to close at $9.99. Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW) rose 19.9% to close at $2.83. Bloom Energy Corporation (NYSE: BE) shares climbed 18.4% to close at $17.23 after Morgan Stanley maintained an Overweight rating and raised its price target from $21 to $23. Immutep Limited (NASDAQ: IMMP) climbed 18.1% to close at $1.89 after the company reported improving results from Stage I of Phase II TACTI-002 study. Evogene Ltd. (NASDAQ: EVGN) gained 17.9% to close at $3.09. Evogene, earlier during the month, said it secured $10 million in ARK Investment-lead funding round. Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) jumped 17.9% to close at $ 23.27. Eagle Bulk Shipping’s 1-for-7 reverse stock split came into effect last week. IGM Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: IGMS) gained 17.9% to close at $83.88. Retractable Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RVP) jumped 17.3% to close at $7.46. Therapeutics Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: RACA) rose 17.3% to close at $15.03. Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN) gained 17.1% to close at $2.60. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCON) surged 16.9% to close at $6.30. MICT, Inc. (NASDAQ: MICT) gained 16.8% to close at $5.63. Arie Rand was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of MICT, effective Sept. 14th. Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) rose 16.6% to close at $16.47 following upgrades from Stifel and Raymond James. Dave & Buster's Entertainment shares tumbled 26% on Thursday on a report that noted the company may need to file for bankruptcy if it can't reach a deal with its lenders. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) shares climbed 16.4% to close at $7.10. Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) shares climbed 15.5% to close at $9.62 on continued momentum from yesterday after the company announced it was awarded a $1.3 million subcontract under the US Air Force Program to enhance satellite imagery analysis. Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd. (NASDAQ: PANL) rose 15% to close at $2.76. Pivotal Investment Corporation II (NYSE: PIC) shares gained 14.3% to close at $12.10. Pivotal Investment Corp. II and XL Fleet reported a merger deal with an enterprise value $1 billion. AlloVir, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALVR) climbed 13.6% to close at $29.58. AlloVir, yesterday, announced the FDA clearance of investigational new drug application for ALVR109 for treatment of high-risk coronavirus patients. Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) rose 13.2% to close at $12.11 after climbing around 26% on Thursday. Eastman Kodak recently announced a law firm hired by its board found that transactions made around the time the company learned of a potential $765 million government loan did not violate internal policies. Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK) shares surged 11.9% to close at $1.22 after gaining 9% on Thursday. SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SXC) gained 10.8% to close at $4.00. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (NYSE: RDY) rose 8.8% to close at $72.41. Dr.Reddy's Laboratories, yesterday, announced a settlement of the U.S. Revlimid capsules patent litigation with Celgene, a Bristol Myers Squibb company. Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE: LAC) gained 8.3% to close at $10.31. Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) climbed 7.8% to close at $9.24. Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX) shares rose 7.3% to close at $2.80 after climbing 21% on Thursday. Aemetis, earlier during the month, announced it received an FDA national drug code for its OTC sanitizer products. Sutro Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRO) gained 6.9% to close at $11.86. Sutro Biopharma recently highlighted presentation of STRO-002 interim Phase 1 data in ovarian cancer at IGCS Annual Global Meeting. Outlook Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OTLK) shares climbed 5.4% to close at $0.6957 following a Form 4 filing showing Director Faisal Ghiath Sukhtian purchased 10,000 shares of company stock. Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBX) surged 4.9% to close at $3.84. Unity Biotechnology recently announced restructuring and plans to reduce workforce by 30%. ClearOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLRO) rose 4.9% to close at $2.59. Clearone holder Bagley bought 802,408 shares at $2.49 per share. Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNOA) gained 4.4% to close at $7.90 after the company said its partner MicroSafe Group received approval by Health Canada for their patented and trademarked Nanocyn disinfectant & sanitizer, which is manufactured by Sonoma using its patented Microcyn Technology, to be sold into Canada through an interim measure for disinfectants and hand sanitizers.

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Losers

Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: NES) shares fell 25.4% to close at $2.79. BioVie Inc. (NASDAQ: BIVI) shares tumbled 20.1% to close at $9.99 after the company reported the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 1,565,200 shares at $10.00 per share. IsoRay, Inc. (NYSE: ISR) dropped 18.6% to close at $0.6326. IsoRay reported a loss for the fourth quarter, while sales missed expectations. Oasis Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: OMP) fell 17% to close at $7.58. Oasis Petroleum entered interest payment grace period to continue discussions with lenders and noteholders. Garrett Motion Inc. (NYSE: GTX) fell 16.6% to close at $2.01 n continued downward momentum after reports surfaced saying the company is considering bankruptcy. Pandion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAND) dipped 14.7% to close at $14.33. Moxian, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOXC) fell 14.7% to close at $1.92. Moxian reported it regained compliance with the Nasdaq listing rule related to market value. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FRAN) dropped 12.5% to close at $3.21. Francesca's, on Tuesday, reported a drop in Q2 sales. Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: RKDA) fell 12.3% to close at $3.07 after gaining 15% on Thursday. Arcadia Biosciences expanded its leadership team with new heads of commercial operations and product innovation. S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) dipped 10.8% to close at $3.05. OneWater Marine Inc. (NASDAQ: ONEW) fell 9.7% to close at $20.02 after the company priced a 3.17 million share offering at $20 per share.. Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ADMP) shares fell 9.4% to close at $0.7157 after the company announced pricing of offering of common stock at $0.62 per share. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NASDAQ: OAS) fell 7.8% to close at $0.4931 after the company entered interest payment grace period to continue discussions with lenders and noteholders. Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE: CUK) fell 7.6% to close at $12.45. Carnival recently said it sees a preliminary Q3 GAAP net loss of $2.9 billion and filed for a $1 billion common stock offering. Humanigen, Inc. (NASDAQ: HGEN) dipped 7.2% to close at $9.65 after the company priced 8 million share public offering of common stock at $8.50 per share. Ebang International Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: EBON) fell 7% to close at $9.85. Ebang International shares jumped over 32% on Thursday after an employee tweeted the company is "intending to secure up to $125 million in the offering and follow up with an ambitious enlargement." Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVS) dropped 6.9% to close at $6.97. Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) shares fell 5.2% to close at $149.04. JP Morgan downgraded Beyond Meat from Neutral to Underweight and announced a $122 price target. Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRB) dropped 4.5% to close at $25.65 after Chardan Capital downgraded the stock from Buy to Neutral and announced a price target of $27.50 per share.
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