Top Gainers: Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY), Everyware Global (NASDAQ:EVRY), AmREIT (NYSE:AMRE), Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY)

Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) announced that its pending application for patent (No. 8,781,292) received approval from the US Patent and Trademark Office, sending the company’s stock higher by more than 150%. Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) stock performance was 127.35% in last session and finished the day at $7.23. Traded volume was 6.28million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 23.77million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.02. Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) insider ownership is 12.90%.

Anchor Hocking is taking steps to resume production next week in Lancaster, while a sister plant in Pennsylvania is indefinitely shut down, the parent company said today. The update, from parent company EveryWare Global Inc. (NASDAQ:EVRY), indicates that the Lancaster plant is bouncing back from a fire and molten glass spill that occurred Tuesday. The damaged glass furnace will be fixed and will begin operating again, and a second furnace that had been idle will be returned to service within a week, the company said in a news release. Everyware Global Inc (NASDAQ:EVRY) rose 17.55 percent to $2.88 Thursday on volume of 869,661.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $2.26 to $2.93. Everyware Global Inc (NASDAQ:EVRY) has a market capitalization of $63.71million.

After its private efforts to negotiate a deal out of the limelight were rebuffed, Regency Centers Corp. went public with its offer to acquire AmREIT Inc. (NYSE:AMRE) for $22 per share (about $430 million in total value based on outstanding shares). Regency said it could buy the share for cash or a combination of cash and its stock. AmREIT Inc (NYSE:AMRE)’s stock on July 10, 2014 reported a increase of 16.93% to the closing price of $22.45. Its fifty two weeks range is $14.97 -$22.49. The total market capitalization recorded $441.69million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.71million shares. In its share capital, AMRE has 19.68million outstanding shares.

Cray, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY), which has its manufacturing plant in Chippewa Falls, announced Thursday it has been awarded one of its largest contracts ever. The supercomputer manufacturer said it won a $174 million deal with the National Nuclear Security Administration for the next generation Cray XC supercomputer and a Cray storage system. On Thursday, shares of Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY) advanced 15.69% to close the day at $31.49. Company return on investment (ROI) is 8.70% and its monthly performance is recorded as 24.81%.  Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY) quarterly revenue growth is -9.38%.