BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-King Digital, El Pollo Loco, Onconova, JC Penney

Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:44am EDT
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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, Wall Street was slightly higher on Friday as a raft of positive data pointed to a bullish signal for third-quarter economic growth.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.20 percent at 17,443.76, the S&P 500 was up 0.15 percent at 2,086.55 and the Nasdaq Composite was unchanged at 5,033.571.

** EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS INC, $15.1, -17.76 pct

The restaurant chain operator's quarterly comparable sales fell short of analysts' estimates as the number of diners visiting its outlets fell for the first time since the company went public last year.


The company said second-quarter gross bookings fell 13 percent and forecast a further drop in the current quarter as its flagship Candy Crush Saga matures and game launches are delayed.

** TESLA MOTORS INC, $245.09, +1.06 pct   Continued...