Shares of Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose more than 1% in Thursday's trading session, extending its gains for the week. The stock closed 1.01% higher at $2.99 on Thursday and has now gained more than 7.50% in the last three sessions. Year-to-date, the stock has now gained more than 14.20%. Avanir Pharma's shares have recently broken through $2.80 resistance level, which is a bullish signal. The stock has also crossed its 50-day moving average, which further confirms the bullish trend. The stock's MACD has just crossed above the signal line.