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5 Top Stock Gainers for Monday: Intellia Therapeutics, QAD, Etsy, Nvidia

Intellia Therapeutics, QAD, Etsy, NRG Energy and Nvidia are five top stock gainers for Monday.

Stocks finished mixed Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reaching intraday and closing records.

Here of some of the top stock gainers for Monday:

1. Intellia Therapeutics | Increase 50%

Intellia Therapeutics  (NTLA) - Get Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. Report surged after the biotech, along with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals  (REGN) - Get Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reportreported positive results from its first clinical trial using a new technology to treat Transthyretin Amyloidosis, a rare condition marked by abnormal buildup of a protein called amyloid in the body's organs and tissues.

2. QAD | Increase 19%

Shares of  (QADA) - Get QAD Inc. Class A Report surged as the provider of integrated software solutions for manufacturers agreed to be acquired by private-equity firm Thoma Bravo for $87.50 a share, or $2 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

3. Etsy | Increase 7.4%

Etsy  (ETSY) - Get Etsy, Inc. Report shares rose after the online marketplace for arts, crafts and more said it would buy Brazil’s Elo7, a marketplace for handmade items, for $217 million cash. 

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Following the transaction, Elo7 will continue to be headquartered in Sao Paulo and operate as a stand-alone marketplace run by its current management.

4. NRG Energy | Increase 6.1%

Shares of NRG Energy  (NRG) - Get NRG Energy, Inc. Report moved up after Goldman Sachs added the power provider to its Conviction List following an analyst presentation this month. 

The firm expects the Princeton, N.J., company to return to more normal operating conditions after a recent winter storm significantly weighed on first-quarter results.

5. Nvidia | Increase 5%

Nvidia  (NVDA) - Get NVIDIA Corporation Report climbed after three of the world's largest chipmakers went against other big tech companies and blessed the graphics-chip specialist's proposed acquisition of U.K.-based Arm Holdings. 

Broadcom  (AVGO) - Get Broadcom Inc. Report, Marvell  (MRVL) - Get Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Report, and Taiwan's MediaTek have become the first Arm customers to publicly support the $40 billion proposed takeover.

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