5 Stock Gainers for Thursday: Smith & Wesson, Calix, Sunopta

Smith & Wesson Brands, Calix, Sunopta, eXp Realty, and Vivent Solar are some of Thursday's movers.
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Stocks finished lower Thursday after jobless claims in the U.S. rose for the first time since March.

The Labor Department said Thursday that first-time claims for unemployment benefits rose to 1.416 million in the week ended July 18.

Here are some of the big movers in the stock market.

1. Smith & Wesson Brands | Percentage Increase Over 2%

Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Brands has been climbing recently. It last month reported fourth-quarter revenue of $233.6 million, up nearly 33% from a year ago.

2. Calix | Percentage Increase Over 2%

The Street Quant Rating rates Calix a Hold with a rating score of C.

Calix  (CALX) - Get Report shares were climbing after the software company recently beat Wall Street's second-quarter earnings and revenue expectations.

3. Sunopta | Percentage Increase Over 9%

The Street Quant Rating rates Sunopta a Sell with a rating score of D.

Canada-based Sunopta  (STKL) - Get Report, which makes and sells plant-based and fruit-based food and beverage products, was climbing on Thursday 

4. eXp Realty International | Percentage Increase Over 3%

eXp Realty  (EXPI) - Get Report, which provides cloud-based real estate services, has been outperforming the S&P 500. 

5. Vivent Solar | Percentage Increase Over 3%

The Street Quant Rating rates Vivent a Hold with a rating score of C.

Vivent Solar  (VSLR) - Get Report, residential solar provider, was climbing. Sunrun  (RUN) - Get Report recently said  it would buy the company in a deal valued at $9.2 billion.