Shares of Alcoa Corp. traded 15% higher to a new 52-week high after the company reported it achieved record net income of $337 million and earnings per share of $1.76 in Q3/21. The firm advised it is instituting a new $0.10 per share quarterly dividend and is raising its corporate share buyback program by $500 million.
DarioHealth Corp. shares traded 17% higher after the company reported it entered into an agreement with an unnamed national healthcare provider to make its behavioral health products available to millions of the plan's members.
Plug Power Inc. shares traded 12% higher after the company reported it entered into a collaboration agreement with Phillips 66 to develop and advance low-carbon hydrogen business opportunities and additionally is joining forces with Airbus on efforts to decarbonize air travel and airport operations with green hydrogen.
Shares of multinational oilfield service company Weatherford International Plc. reached a new 52-week high after the firm reported preliminary financial results for Q3/21 featuring an expected 75% sequential increase in cash flow from operations and free cash flow.
Flexion Therapeutics Inc. shares traded 60% higher after the company reported it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Pacira BioSciences Inc. for $8.00 per share in cash plus an additional non-tradeable contingent value right worth up to $8.00 per share in cash if five specific milestones are met.
Shares of ChemoCentryx Inc. traded 96% higher after the company reported the U.S. FDA approved its orally administered TAVNEOS™ (avacopan) for use in treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis, a systemic autoimmune disease that often results in kidney or other major organ damage and failure that can be fatal if left untreated.