The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market gainers are: POZEN, BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing, Hansen Medical, Globus Maritime, and Scientific Games. The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market losers are: Aeterna Zentaris, China Recycling Energy, Apollo Group, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, and Star Scientific.
POZEN Inc. (POZN) stock jumped 10.33 percent to $4.70 in the after-market trading.
BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd. (BCDS) stock grew 7.98 percent to $7.59 in the after-market trading.
Hansen Medical, Inc. (HNSN) stock gained 6.31 percent to $3.20 in the after-market trading.
Globus Maritime Ltd. (GLBS) stock increased 3.90 percent to $8 in the after-market trading.
Scientific Games Corp. (SGMS) stock rose 3.43 percent to $10.55 in the after-market trading.
Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZS) stock fell 4.52 percent to $2.11 in the after-market trading. The company said it has entered into an At-the-Market (ATM) Sales Agreement, dated June 29, 2011, with McNicoll, Lewis & Vlak LLC, under which the company may, at its discretion, from time to time during the 24-month term of the agreement, sell up to a maximum of 9.5 million of its common shares through ATM issuances on the NASDAQ Stock Market. McNicoll, Lewis & Vlak will act as sales agent for any sales made under the ATM. The common shares will be sold at market prices prevailing at the time of the sale of common shares, and, as a result, prices may vary. In connection with the signature of the ATM Sales Agreement with McNicoll, Lewis & Vlak, the company has filed a prospectus supplement dated June 29, 2011 to its U.S. shelf prospectus, dated July 15, 2010, forming part of its U.S. registration statement on Form F-10 with the SEC as well as a prospectus supplement to its Canadian final base shelf prospectus dated July 15, 2010.
China Recycling Energy Corp. (CREG) stock declined 2.87 percent to $2.08 in the after-market trading.
Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) stock decreased 1.91 percent to $42.20 in the after-market trading. The company is expected to release its third quarter earnings results on Thursday after the market closes. Street analysts are expecting Apollo Group to earn $1.34 per share on revenue of $1.20 billion for the third quarter, compared to previous year's profit of $1.74 per share on revenue of $1.34 billion.
Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR) stock declined 1.68 percent to $3.51 in the after-market trading.
Star Scientific, Inc. (CIGX) stock decreased 1.57 percent to $4.39 in the after-market trading.