BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Primoris, McDermott, Springleaf, Finjan
(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 edged lower shortly after the open on Tuesday in the wake of the latest records for the Dow and S&P and the Nasdaq scaling the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.71 percent at 18,158.2 and the S&P 500 was down 0.76 percent at 2,101.39.
** MCDERMOTT INTERNATIONAL INC, $3.275, +25.48 pct
The oilfield service provider reported a fourth-quarter profit, compared with a loss a year earlier. The company also forecast 2015 revenue much higher than analysts' average estimate.
** NORTHSTAR REALTY FINANCE CORP, $18.5, -3.14 pct
The REIT prices a public offering of 60 million shares at $18.65 per share. The offering represents about 20 percent of the company's total outstanding shares as of March 2.
** NUTRISYSTEM INC, $19.47, +13.53 pct Continued...