FuelCell Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: FCEL) received a $2.8 million award from the Energy Department to demonstrate the tri-generational capabilities of a Direct FuelCell power plant for industrial applications. The stock price climbed 54 cents to close at $3.53.
Shares of Coupons.com Inc. (NYSE: COUP) surged $14.00 to close at $30.00 on its first trading day.
Investors locked in profits on Pixelworks Inc. (Nasdaq: PXLW). The stock price plummeted $2.15 to close at $6.85.
Fourth quarter earnings slipped for Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) to $1.45 per share from $2.09 per share in the year ago period but revenue beat expectations. Shares of the closeout retailer jumped $6.04 to $35.29.
Skullcandy Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL) reported lower fourth quarter revenue and earnings of 13 cents per share compared with 42 cents per share in the year ago period but the results were better than expected prompting an upgrade. The stock price leaped $2.15 to $9.58.
Bargain hunters lifted shares of Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq: PLUG) $1.64 to $8.00.
Investors locked in profits on xG Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: XGTI). Shares of the communications technology company plummeted $1.33 to close at $3.65.
Brower Piven filed a class action lawsuit against Galena Biopharma Inc. (Nasdaq: GALE) alleging securities violations sending the stock price down 42 cents to close at $3.46.
Energy Recovery Inc. (Nasdaq: ERII) reversed year ago losses of 4 cents per share to post a better than expected profit for the fourth quarter of 13 cents per share as revenue surged. The stock price leaped $1.71 to close at $6.46.
Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) reported higher fourth quarter earnings of 33 cents per share compared with 12 cents per share in the year ago period but the results fell short of expectations as revenue dropped and the office supplies retailer announced that it will close 225 stores. Shares of the office supplies retailer plunged $2.08 to $11.32.