Unusual 11 Mid-Day Movers 12/31: (UNXL) (DUF) (LXRX) Higher; (EMITF) (CALM) (ZAZA) Lower

December 31, 2012 12:58 PM EST
Uni-Pixel, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNXL) 23.4% HIGHER; moving back above the $11.50 - $12 range on volume today. The company makes performance engineered films to the display, touch screen, and flexible electronics market segments.

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF) 20.1% HIGHER; to be acquired by a Carlyle-led investment group for $15.55 per share.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) 15.7% HIGHER; moving higher on volume to a new two-month high, though no specific news is being tied to the stock today.

Alon USA Energy (NYSE: ALJ) 14.7% HIGHER; Goldman started coverage on the stock with a Buy rating and $21 price target today. Click here for more color.

Elbit Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: EMITF) 14.3% LOWER; announced the results of the Annual General Meeting of its shareholders, held on Monday, December 31, 2012, in Tel-Aviv, Israel. At the meeting, all of the proposals set forth in EI's proxy statement dated December 10, 2012 were duly approved.

PMFG, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMFG) 12.6% HIGHER; Needham & Company updated the stock to Buy from Hold today. Click here for more on the call.

Acquity Group Limited (AMEX: AQ) 11.9% HIGHER; moving higher on positive manufacturing data out of China, as well as some market sentiment that a deal over the fiscal cliff might be near.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALM) 10.2% LOWER; reported Q2 EPS of $0.60, $0.35 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.95. Revenue for the quarter came in at $328.9 million versus the consensus estimate of $300.7 million.

ZaZa Energy (Nasdaq: ZAZA) 8.3% LOWER; ticking lower again today after announcing the sale of French assets last week.

Capital Trust (NYSE: CT) 7.0% LOWER; pulling back after an unusual move above $2 level last week.

Magellan Health Services (Nasdaq: MGLN) 4.0% LOWER; said it will lose a contract that brings in $144.5 million per year at the end of FY13.

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