Top Gainers Today: Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT), Kura Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:KURA), Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITI), Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:JCTCF), and Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX)

On Friday, the top 5 biggest gainers included Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPTT), a company servicing the Industrial Goods. Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. is up 45.88% today so far in trading, or 2.17. The price at time of writing is 6.90 with a volume of 5,890,914.

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. develops and commercializes proprietary systems that generate electricity by harnessing the renewable energy of ocean waves primarily in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It offers autonomous PowerBuoy system that is designed to generate power for use independent of the power grid in remote locations. The company focuses on serving public and private entities, and agencies that use electricity in and near the ocean.

In addition, Kura Oncology, Inc. (KURA) also showed leading gains, posting an increase of 21.48% since prior closing. Kura Oncology, Inc. services the Healthcare sector of the market. The price at time of writing is 6.39 with a volume of 1,084,317.

Developing in-licensed protein inhibitors for solid tumors and blood cancers.

Next is Iteris, Inc. (ITI), a company in the Technology sector. Iteris, Inc. is showing gains of 15.79% today, which is up 0.50. The price at time of writing is 3.64 with a volume of 847,568.

Iteris, Inc. provides intelligent information solutions to the traffic management market worldwide. It operates in three segments: Roadway Sensors, Transportation Systems, and Performance Analytics. The Roadway Sensors segment provides various vehicle detection and information systems and products for traffic intersection control, incident detection, and roadway traffic data collection applications.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. (JCTCF), in the Industrial Goods sector, is showing 15.08% gains. The price at time of writing is 12.90 with a volume of 29,988. The stock has a PE of 15.36 and a market cap of 28.25M.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes specialty metal products, and distributes wood products to home centers and other retailers primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Industrial Wood Products; Lawn, Garden, Pet, and Other; Seed Processing and Sales; and Industrial Tools and Clamps. The Industrial Wood Products segment processes and distributes industrial wood products; and offers treated plywood to boat manufacturers and the transportation industry.

And lastly: Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX), which is in the Healthcare sector, has 14.97% gains (which is 1.31 in dollars) so far today. The price at time of writing is 10.06 with a volume of 215,504.

Ardelyx, Inc. discovers, develops, and commercializes minimally-systemic therapeutics for the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to treat GI and cardio-renal diseases. Its lead product candidate is tenapanor, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of patients with constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, as well as in Phase IIb clinical trial for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia or elevated serum phosphorus levels in patients with end-stage renal disease. The company is also developing RDX022, an oral, non-absorbed potassium-binder for the treatment of hyperkalemia or elevated serum potassium.

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