** Shares of Canadian yogawear maker rise as much as 21.5 pct to $72.70; biggest pct gain in more than 8 years
** Ten brokerages raise PT, 2 upgrade the stock after Q3 results
** Biggest price target increase by Evercore, raises to $80 from $50; Median PT $72
** Evercore raises to "buy" from "sell", Mizuho to "buy" from "neutral"
** "With a rare combination of comp gains, store growth, and margin expansion, we expect the stock to trade at a premium valuation and outperform the softlines group," Mizuho analysts write in a note
** Total sales rise 7 pct, beating analysts' average estimate of 5.4 pct, according to Consensus Metrix; Q3 gross margin rises to 51.1 pct
** 2.9 mln shares trades, 1.3 times its 30 day avg
** Up to Wednesday's close, shares had risen 14.1 pct YTD