XenoPort (XNPT) Skyrockets On Strategic Shift; Is It Time to Look at FutureFuel (FF)?

Shares of XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq:XNPT) soared more than 30% in early trade Friday as the company said that it will focus on its HORIZANT, a restless legs syndrome treatment for which net sales increased 413% to $8.2 million since the second quarter of 2013. XenoPort also reported a workforce reduction, a move that represents potential $6.7 million in annual future cash savings for the company.

XNPT stock is currently trading around $4.29 and 8,306,369 of its shares exchanged hands so far, a large increase on activity versus its average volume (3m) of 979,098

XenoPort, a biopharmaceutical company, has 63.08M Shares Outstanding and XNPT stock 52-week range is between $3.35 and $9.60 per share


Equity research analysts at ROTH Capital upgraded shares of FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) from a Neutral to a Buy rating and boosted their price target on the company’s stock from $12.00 to $13.00

Shares of FutureFuel are exchanging hands at or around the $10.85 area, up $0.84 (or +8.39%)

FutureFuel, a manufacturer of custom and performance chemicals and biofuels, has 43.72M Shares Outstanding and FF stock 52-week range is $9.11 – $13.78 per share


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