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.
|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|
|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|
|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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