Jan 16, 2014

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Top Gainers in Focus: Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT), CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:CEC), Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RNN), Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NYSE:NAT)

Top Gainers in Focus: Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT), CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:CEC), Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RNN), Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NYSE:NAT)

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) climbed more than 30 percent in the current trading session after the biopharmaceutical company announced positive results from a study of its potential therapy to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. SRPT shares are trading in the range of $22.62 to $27.19 today. The company has a market capitalization of $986.54 million.

CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:CEC) made a new 52-week high of $55.03 in the current trading session following the news that Apollo Global Management is acquiring CEC Entertainment in a deal valued at nearly $1 billion. Apollo will pay $54 per share that indicates a premium of 11.5 percent from CEC’s stock closing price on Wednesday. CEC has a market capitalization of $956.54 million and P/E ratio of 19.98.

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RNN) opened at $1.08 today and is currently trading at $1.14 on volume of 12.20 million shares. The 52-week range of the stock is $0.28 to $1.85. Rexahn shares have been soaring from the last few days. The stock increased nearly 65 percent in the past five days. The company has a market capitalization of $168.73 million.

Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NYSE:NAT) rose 7.68 percent to $10.80, on volume of 1.51 million shares, in the current trading session. The 52-week range of the stock is $7.00 to $12.00. NAT shares jumped over 31 percent in the past one month which brought the international tanker firm under the spotlight. The company has a market capitalization of $714.00 million.

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