Opiant Pharmaceuticals (OPNT: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
AVEO AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc 548.148148 YTD
OPNT Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc 541.711230 YTD
CALA Calithera Biosciences Inc 380.000000 YTD
VSTM Verastem Inc 367.857143 YTD
LPTX Leap Therapeutics Inc 347.448316 YTD
IOTS Adesto Technologies Corp 321.621622 YTD
ESPR Esperion Therapeutics Inc 310.782748 YTD
YERR Yangtze River Development Ltd 302.173913 YTD
KITE Kite Pharma Inc 298.215879 YTD
CBAY CymaBay Therapeutics Inc 289.017341 YTD
PIRS Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc 280.728722 YTD
MRNS Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc 277.227723 YTD
PULM Pulmatrix Inc 254.237288 YTD
MYOK MyoKardia Inc 238.996139 YTD
PBYI Puma Biotechnology Inc 234.690554 YTD
AUPH Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc 203.809524 YTD
CYAD Celyad SA 193.918919 YTD
BZUN Baozun Inc 189.146645 YTD
CYRX CryoPort Inc 182.098765 YTD
AGFS AgroFresh Solutions Inc 172.452830 YTD
HLG Hailiang Education Group Inc 169.387755 YTD
FOLD Amicus Therapeutics Inc 167.203219 YTD
CTRL Control4 Corp 165.098039 YTD
CELH Celsius Holdings Inc 164.489796 YTD
APOP Cellect Biotechnology Ltd 163.754045 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.

OPNT:NAS Opiant Pharmaceuticals

Opiant Pharmaceuticals has 6 employees and is headquartered in United States.
Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company develops opioid antagonist treatments for substance use, addictive and eating disorders.

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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