Pulse Biosciences (PLSE:NAS) and Calithera Biosciences (CALA: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
PLSE Pulse Biosciences Inc 361.076923 YTD
LPTX Leap Therapeutics Inc 346.002602 YTD
CALA Calithera Biosciences Inc 336.923077 YTD
PULM Pulmatrix Inc 327.118644 YTD
INNL Innocoll Holdings PLC 224.637681 YTD
PIRS Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc 203.159693 YTD
YERR Yangtze River Development Ltd 198.695652 YTD
AUPH Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc 185.238095 YTD
CGIX Cancer Genetics Inc 181.481481 YTD
ESPR Esperion Therapeutics Inc 181.070288 YTD
DELT Delta Technology Holdings Ltd 179.452055 YTD
AAOI Applied Optoelectronics Inc 175.639932 YTD
FNJN Finjan Holdings Inc 170.150967 YTD
STDY SteadyMed Ltd 165.384615 YTD
APOP Cellect Biotechnology Ltd 165.048544 YTD
AGFS AgroFresh Solutions Inc 164.905660 YTD
PBYI Puma Biotechnology Inc 157.980456 YTD
CBAY CymaBay Therapeutics Inc 156.069364 YTD
ETRM EnteroMedics Inc 156.000000 YTD
CYAD Celyad SA 152.364865 YTD
IOTS Adesto Technologies Corp 151.351351 YTD
BLPH Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc 144.136870 YTD
SORL SORL Auto Parts Inc 143.092105 YTD
UPLD Upland Software Inc 140.782123 YTD
CCCR China Commercial Credit Inc 140.000000 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.

PLSE:NAS Pulse Biosciences

Pulse Biosciences has 13 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Pulse Biosciences Inc is a development stage medical device company using a novel and proprietary platform technology called Nano-Pulse Electro-Signaling or NPES for biomedical applications.

CALA:NAS Calithera Biosciences

Calithera Biosciences has 50 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.

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