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5 Top Stock Gainers for Tuesday: Vaxart, Precipio, Gartner

Vaxart, Precipio, Gartner, Domtar and BioLineRX are five top stock gainers for Tuesday.

Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as investors rotated out of shares of tech companies and headed for higher-yielding value stocks.

Here are some of the top gainers for Tuesday:

1. Vaxart | Increase 9.2%

Shares of Vaxart  (VXRT) - Get Vaxart Inc. Report jumped after the drugmaker said its oral COVID-19 vaccine treatment could be just as effective as the injectables made by its most popular rivals. 

The biopharma reported broad cross-reactivity against coronaviruses.

2. Precipio | Increase 7.7%

Precipio  (PRPO) - Get Precipio Inc. Report continued to climb, one day after the medical diagnostics company said it had launched its COVID-19 rapid antibody test on Amazon's  (AMZN) - Get Amazon.com Inc. Report business platform. 

The test is the first U.S.-based test to receive emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for the point of care.

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3. Gartner | Increase 14%

Gartner  (IT) - Get Gartner Inc. Report was surging after the research and advisory company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings. 

Gartner reported income of $164.1 million, or $1.84 a share, more than double the $75 million, or 83 cents a share, of a year earlier.

4. Domtar | Increase 19%

Shares of Domtar  (UFS) - Get Domtar Corporation Report jumped after the paper products company confirmed news reports that it had been in discussions with privately held Canadian company Paper Excellence about a possible acquisition or business combination. 

Domtar said the "discussions may or may not result in an agreement." 

5. BioLineRX | Increase 53%

BioLineRX  (BLRX) - Get BioLineRx Ltd. Report leaped after the biopharma announced positive results from a Phase 3 trial of Motixafortide, its treatment for multiple myeloma patients. The company said the study met all primary and secondary endpoints with an exceptionally high level of statistical significance.

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