Calithera Biosciences (CALA:NAS) and Zosano Pharma (ZSAN:NAS) Are Biggest Stock Gainers YTD on NASDAQ

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Biggest Stock Gainers Year to Date on NASDAQ

Today we are looking at companies that have had the greatest percentage increase in share price year to date.

Top 25 Companies

Lists like these are always interesting to look at as they tell more than one story. Companies that are experiencing dramatic increases in share price can do so for a variety of reasons. These can include, the sector they are in has turned (such as companies in the commodities space or a new sector that has huge future potential), the company is in talks to be taken over, or the company has restructured and earnings are turning better than expected.

In this list we have selected the top 25 companies based on their percentage increase in share price year to date.

Today’s Data on NASDAQ

Today’s data is for companies listed on the NASDAQ.

Symbol Name Total Return Period
PULM Pulmatrix Inc 566.101695 YTD
LPTX Leap Therapeutics Inc 462.924678 YTD
CALA Calithera Biosciences Inc 281.538462 YTD
ZSAN Zosano Pharma Corp 253.846154 YTD
MGEN Miragen Therapeutics Inc 227.145709 YTD
ETRM EnteroMedics Inc 217.000000 YTD
BIOC Biocept Inc 198.064516 YTD
PME Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd 177.586207 YTD
BLPH Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc 169.127259 YTD
MYOS Myos Rens Technology Inc 151.694915 YTD
ESPR Esperion Therapeutics Inc 149.600639 YTD
OREX Orexigen Therapeutics Inc 147.701149 YTD
AUPH Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc 129.047619 YTD
PLSE Pulse Biosciences Inc 128.923077 YTD
AAOI Applied Optoelectronics Inc 127.474403 YTD
SGLB Sigma Labs Inc 116.049383 YTD
NAKD Naked Brand Group Inc 110.000000 YTD
SBLK Star Bulk Carriers Corp. 109.589041 YTD
IOTS Adesto Technologies Corp 105.405405 YTD
CBAY CymaBay Therapeutics Inc 102.890173 YTD
NBRV Nabriva Therapeutics AG 101.342282 YTD
NLNK NewLink Genetics Corp 98.832685 YTD
AKAO Achaogen Inc 96.159754 YTD
DELT Delta Technology Holdings Ltd 95.890411 YTD
CERU Cerulean Pharma Inc 94.860209 YTD

Let’s look at a few companies…

Lets look at a couple of the companies on this list to get a better understanding of them.

CALA:NAS Calithera Biosciences
Calithera Biosciences has 44 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Calithera Biosciences Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule drugs directed against tumor metabolism and tumor immunology targets for the treatment of cancer.

ZSAN:NAS Zosano Pharma
Zosano Pharma has 38 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Zosano Pharma Corp is a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company. It develops a proprietary transdermal microneedle patch system to deliver its proprietary formulations of existing drugs through the skin for the treatment of various indications.

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