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( DDUP), which provides data backup and disaster-recovery systems, rocketed 66% in its first day of trading Wednesday. The 7.4 million shares priced at $15 apiece and gained $9.95 on the day, closing at $24.95.
: Small-cap health-care diagnostics company
shot up 19% Wednesday, after it announced a lucrative partnership with
. The deal to produce eye-disease drugs states Merck will lead and fund development and commercialization and SurModics will manufacture and supply clinical and commercial products. SurModics rose $7.21 to a 52-Week high of $44.57.
: Trading nearly 10 times its average volume,
climbed 18% after the maker of electronic products posted larger-than-expected second-quarter earnings and boosted guidance. Shares rose $2.47 to $16.34.
: Shares of
plunged 22% Wednesday, after the company announced it won't declare a second-quarter dividend. Impac said it made the decision following higher-than-expected losses from accelerating liquidation of its real-estate-owned portfolio via an auction process. The Irvine, Calif. mortgage investment company's shares were down $1.27 to $4.59.
( ASPV) dropped 10% to a 52-week low after a study showed its drug CellCept failed to treat a type of lupus significantly better than traditional intravenous treatment. The Canadian drug developer was down $1.90 to $17.13.
: In a 13D filing on
Sonesta International Hotels
( SNSTA), Mercury Real Estate Advisors disclosed a 9.4% stake in the company. The firm also disclosed a letter to Sonesta applauding the company's move to hire Goldman Sachs to explore strategic options. The stock slid 27 cents to $17.13.
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