Here are some of the market's biggest gainers for Wednesday:
1. Bed Bath & Beyond | Increase 11%
Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) - Get Free Report advanced after the home retailer posted softer-than-expected first quarter earnings but raised its full-year profit guidance as same-store sales expanded for the fourth consecutive quarter under the turnaround plans of CEO Mark Tritton.
2. Vertex Energy | Increase 29%
Vertex Energy (VTNR) - Get Free Report shares leaped after the environmental services company unveiled an agreement to sell some assets to Clean Harbors for $140 million. The agreement prompted Craig Hallum analyst Eric Stine to raise his price target on Vertex to $25 from $13, while keeping his buy rating.
3. Cuentas | Increase 124%
Cuentas (CUEN) - Get Free Report skyrocketed after the fintech company signed a deal to rollout WiFi-5G sharing company WaveMax's SharedFi technology in 170 test locations in the New York City-Tristate area. The company focuses on serving the Hispanic and Latino communities.
4. Verb Technology | Increase 32%
Shares of Verb Technology (VERB) - Get Free Report surged after the software-as-a-service applications platform developed was among several companies being touted on messaging platform Reddit as meme stocks ripe for additional "to the moon" gains. The company was being mentioned on sub-Reddit r/RobinHoodPennyStocks as well as on StockTwits.
5. WideOpenWest | Increase 13%
WideOpenWest (WOW) - Get Free Report jumped after the broadband provider said it had agreed to sell five service areas in two separate transactions totaling $1.8 billion. The company agreed to sell its Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, service areas and its Chicago, Evansville, Ind., and Anne Arundel, Md., service areas for $1.13 billion and $661 million, respectively.