BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-CollabRx, Noodles, Rocket Fuel, Mohawk, Avon, Newmont

Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:59pm 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. stocks inched higher on Friday as euro zone ministers, Greece agree on draft accord. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.23 percent at 18,027.73, the S&P 500 was up 0.08 percent at 2,099.11 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.17 percent at 4,933.296.

** COLLABRX INC, $1.21, -35.98 pct

The healthcare data analytics company's offering of 3.84 million shares was priced at $1.25 per share, while the exercise price of warrants to buy up to 3.84 million shares was set at $1.56 apiece, exercisable immediately. CollabRx expects gross proceeds of about $4.8 million.

The stock has swung wildly this week, falling about 23 and 19 percent on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, before soaring 66 percent on Thursday.

** NOODLES & CO, $19.8, -28.62 pct

The fast-casual restaurant chain operator's holiday-quarter results and 2015 adjusted profit forecast was short of analysts' average estimates.

Robert W. Baird & Co cut its rating to "neutral" from "outperform" and Janney Capital Markets cut to "neutral" from "buy". Six others lowered price targets and Barclays cuts to $20, the lowest.   Continued...