BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Universal Forest, Marriott Vacations, Supernus
(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. stocks looked set to snap a two-day losing streak on Thursday after Citigroup led a recovery in financial stocks and investors absorbed mixed economic data. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.96 percent at 17,087.43, the S&P 500 was up 1.09 percent at 2,015.89 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.29 percent at 4,844.606.
** CITIGROUP INC, $52.9, +4.30 pct
The No.3 U.S. bank by assets reported a 51 percent jump in quarterly profit as lower costs more than made up for a fall in revenue amid increased market volatility and uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.
** HCA HOLDINGS INC, $72.09, -5.17 pct
** TENET HEALTHCARE CORP, $34.27, -2.20 pct
** COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS INC, $40.59, -2.62 pct
** UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES INC, $124.77, -1.20 pct Continued...