AVEO Pharmaceuticals (AVEO:NAS) and Leap Therapeutics (LPTX: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
AVEO AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc 438.888889 YTD
LPTX Leap Therapeutics Inc 340.776348 YTD
CALA Calithera Biosciences Inc 327.692308 YTD
ESPR Esperion Therapeutics Inc 294.009585 YTD
CBAY CymaBay Therapeutics Inc 279.768786 YTD
PLSE Pulse Biosciences Inc 244.615385 YTD
PIRS Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc 225.932252 YTD
IOTS Adesto Technologies Corp 194.594595 YTD
SBBP Strongbridge Biopharma PLC 193.750000 YTD
AUPH Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc 188.095238 YTD
MYOK MyoKardia Inc 183.397683 YTD
AAOI Applied Optoelectronics Inc 180.887372 YTD
AGFS AgroFresh Solutions Inc 175.471698 YTD
BZUN Baozun Inc 171.333886 YTD
CGIX Cancer Genetics Inc 170.370370 YTD
VSTM Verastem Inc 168.750000 YTD
KITE Kite Pharma Inc 167.707404 YTD
CPRX Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc 159.047619 YTD
UPLD Upland Software Inc 157.877095 YTD
PBYI Puma Biotechnology Inc 155.537459 YTD
CCCR China Commercial Credit Inc 155.454545 YTD
ZN Zion Oil & Gas Inc 153.284672 YTD
XENT Intersect ENT Inc 151.239669 YTD
PULM Pulmatrix Inc 149.152542 YTD
PTLA Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc 148.128342 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.

AVEO:NAS AVEO Pharmaceuticals

AVEO Pharmaceuticals has 20 employees and is headquartered in United States.
AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel cancer therapeutics.

LPTX:NAS Leap Therapeutics

Leap Therapeutics has 22 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Leap Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company . The Company is engaged in acquiring and developing novel therapeutics at the leading edge of cancer biology.

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