Gray Television jumped 13.29 percent after the broadcaster said it would buy Schurz Communications’ television and radio stations for $442.5 million.
Advancing issues outnumbered decliners on the NYSE by 2,124 to 926. On the Nasdaq, 1,930 issues rose and 869 fell.
The S&P 500 index showed three new 52-week highs and five new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 39 new highs and 67 new lows.
Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) increase 2.59% and closed at $1.78. The 52-week range for the stock is $1.10 and $2.47 and during the previous trading session the stock touched its highest price at $1.81. Its introductory price for the day was $1.72, with the overall traded volume of 1.72 million shares. Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing oncology therapeutics that address major unmet medical needs across cancer care. Its commercial products include Abstral, a sublingual tablet that is used for the management of breakthrough pain in patients with cancer; and Zuplenz, an oral soluble film for use in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced, radiotherapy-induced, and post-operative nausea and vomiting.
Trinity Industries Inc (NYSE:TRN) rose 3.91% and closed at $26.87. The 52-week range for the stock is $21.78 and $50.77 and during the previous trading session the stock touched its highest price at $26.92. Its introductory price for the day was $26.09, with the overall traded volume of 1.72 million shares. Trinity Industries Inc (NYSE:TRN) have declared the results from a second joint task force formed to determine whether there is any evidence of performance limitations unique to the ET Plus System, an extruding w-beam guardrail terminal system manufactured by Trinity Highway Products, a subordinate of Trinity Industries, Inc., and the degree to which any such performance limitations extend to other brands of extruding w-beam guardrail terminals.
Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) gaining 2.63% and closed at $10.94 on a traded volume of 1.71 million shares, in comparison to 881,618.00 shares of average trading volume. The company has a total market capitalization of $ 1.41B. Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) foremost provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced that management will present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference at 8:10 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, 17, September 2015.