BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Aratana, ImmunoGen, BlackBerry, Cerus, CarMax, Red Hat

Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:17am EST
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to extend gains after the benchmark index scored its best two-day run in three years.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.33 percent at 17,845, S&P 500 futures were up 0.23 percent at 2,069.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.42 percent at 4,283.

** ARATANA THERAPEUTICS INC, Thursday close $13.07, +39.25 pct premarket

The pet drugmaker said dogs with joint pains that took its drug showed improvement compared with those given a placebo.

** IMMUNOGEN INC, Thursday close $10.85, -38.25 pct premarket

Roche said its new drug Kadcyla failed to demonstrate an added benefit in breast cancer. ImmunoGen contributes technology to Kadcyla.