BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Intercept, Knight Transportation, Carmax

Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:06am 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 were lower on Friday as a selloff in commodity markets showed no signs of easing. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.21 percent at 17,407, S&P 500 futures were down 0.16 percent at 2,031 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.07 percent at 4,581.

** INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Thursday close $165.95, -8.50 pct premarket

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has postponed by three months its decision on Intercept Pharmaceuticals' marketing application for its lead drug, to treat a kind of liver disease.

** KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC, Thursday close $24.51, -10.20 pct premarket

The company cuts Q4 EPS view to 31-33 cents from 36-38 cents. Knight says lower revenue per total mile hurt trucking and logistics business, reducing EPS by 3-4 cents.

** CARMAX INC, Thursday close $57.15, -7.35 pct premarket

The largest U.S. used-car seller reports Q3 revenue and profit below average analyst estimates as store traffic decreased   Continued...