Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: American Spectrum Realty, Inc. (NYSEAMEX:AQQ), Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (ADR) (NYSE:FMS), Chinese Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX), Palmetto Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:PLMT), China Mobile Games & Entnmnt Grp Ltd (NASDAQ:CMGE), Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW), PSB Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSBH), Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ:STSI), Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL).
It is hard to analyze the market due to the thousands of stocks listed there. However, if we take a look at the day’s top gainers we can get some useful data about today’s moves on the market. We have collected ten stocks which gained the most on Thursday, April 4th, 2013.
The list of gainers today is ruled by American Spectrum Realty, Inc. (NYSEAMEX:AQQ), a company which provides real estate services. American Spectrul Realty gained 40.34% on Thursday closing at a price of $2.47. The company has recently secured a new fixed rate for the new loan of $4,500,000 to refinance an old credit.
China Mobile Games & Entnmnt Grp Ltd (NASDAQ:CMGE) has also made the list with an 18.12% gain and closed at $9.45. The group has recently announced about signing a strategic partnership with China Wireless Technologies Limited.
Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) surged by 17.24% and closed at $1.36. The company has released its fiscal year financial results which showed loses, despite an increase in sales.
The sixth top gainer on Thursday was PSB Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSBH). The stock closed at $7.25, advancing by 16.75%. PSB owns 100% of Putnam Bank.
Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ:STSI) picked up 16.15% to $1.51. Star Scientific, specialized in dietary supplements, is currently in a federal class lawsuit filed against it by attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP.
Retailer Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) is the ninth top gainer of Thursday. The stock went up by 16.07% and closed at $25.13 on the back of company’s announcement about their intention to install mini Samsung stores inside several of their retail locations.
Our list is closed by Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), a bank and financial holding company. The stock rose by 13.20% to $11.32. The stock price jumped after the company said that it agreed to be purchased by Provident New York Bancorp in a deal valued at $344 million at the time it was announced.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (ADR) (NYSE:FMS) is a Germany-based company specialized in kidney dialysis. Fresenius closed 27.30% higher at $35.35, after announcing the approval of a buyback program in which shares worth a value of about $500 million will be repurchased.
Chinese Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX) went up by 23.81% to $4.94 after experiencing several days of dramatic falls caused by the announcement of losses in their financial year.
Regional bank holding company Palmetto Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:PLMT) was the fourth top gainer. The stock advanced 23.64% on Thursday and closed at $14.75.