BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-SkyPeople, Movado, Puma Biotech, Geron, Abengoa
(T(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s)) U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, with the S&P on track for a fourth straight weekly advance, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.
Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.06 percent at 17,607, S&P 500 futures were up 0.06 percent at 2,035.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.05 percent at 4,207.
SKYPEOPLE FRUIT JUICE INC, Thursday close $0.97, +63.92 pct premarket
The fruit juice maker reported a 79 percent jump in third-quarter revenue and a 45 percent jump in profit as more people switched to buying fruit juices from carbonated beverages.
Up to Thursday's close, stock had fallen 45 percent this year.
** GERON CORP, Thursday close $2.31, +36.80 pct premarket
** JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Thursday close $109.07, +0.24 pct premarket
Geron licensed its cancer compound, the last in its pipeline, to a unit of J&J for up to $935 million, in a welcome break to the company whose stock price has dropped from a high of $71.69 in 2000 to $2.31 on Thursday. Continued...