Mid-Afternoon Movers (MDVN, LIVE, RSYS, SVNT, VRNG)

At mid-afternoon, we’ve seen some changes among today’s big movers. On the plus side are Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN, Live Deal Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE, RadiSys Corp. (NASDAQ: RSYS), Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT), and Vringo Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG).

Medivation has jumped nearly 25% to $69.12 after posting a new 52-week high of $70.87 earlier today. The development stage drug maker has reported highly positive results on a test of its late-stage prostate cancer treatment. We have more coverage here.

Live Deal is up nearly 25% at $5.47. The customer acquisition company got a capital infusion on Monday from the private equity division of Isaac Organization.

RadiSys is up nearly 22% at $7.35 in a 52-week range of $4.01-$9.38. The company has announced a ruggedized version of a Core processor from Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC).

Savient is down more than 12% at $2.22. The drug company lost its CEO, who has joined Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN) as its new CEO.

Vringo is down nearly -6% at $1.32. The social media company is giving back some of the 30% gain it enjoyed yesterday.

The DJIA is up 1% at around 12,760, the S&P 500 is up 1.19% at about 1,328, and the Nasdaq Composite is up 1.33% at about 2,851.

Paul Ausick