March 20, 2017 / 1:30 PM / 9 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Sprouts Farmers, Nektar Therapeutics, Aevi Genomics, Esperion, CytomX

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At 9:17 ET, Dow e-minis were down 0.03 percent at 20,856. S&P 500 e-minis were down 0.16 percent at 2,371.5, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 0.04 percent at 5,406.25. Wall St Week Ahead-Post-Fed boost for small-cap stocks may be limited BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Donning the green The top three NYSE percentage gainers premarket: ** Dominion Diamond, up 27.8 pct at $12.68 ** Yingli Green , up 13.3 pct at $2.13 ** Sinopec Shanghai Petrechemicals, up 5.9 pct at $60.09 The top three NYSE percentage losers premarket: ** China Yuchai, down 26.4 pct at $13.90 ** Noah Holdings, down 12.4 pct at $23.90 ** Movado Group, down 8.9 pct at $21.50 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers premarket: ** CytomX Therapeutics, up 35.0 pct at $20.50 ** Esperion Therapeutics, up 31.6 pct at $31.14 ** Dataram Corp, up 22.1 pct at $1.49 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers premarket: ** Electronics For Imaging, down 99 pct at $0.01 ** Cerulean Pharma, down 62.7 pct at $1.24 ** Aevi Genomic, down 59.6 pct at $2.20 ** Sprouts Farmers Market Inc: up 5.6 pct at $23.25 premarket ** Whole Foods Market Inc: up 1.8 pct at $30.05 premarket UPDATE 2-Albertsons held preliminary merger talks with Sprouts -Bloomberg BUZZ-Sprouts continues to bloom on report of buyout talks, Whole Foods also gains ** Pulmatrix Inc: down 12.6 pct at $2.70 premarket BRIEF-Pulmatrix enters into an at-the-market sales agreement ** Dominion Diamond Corp: up 27.8 pct at $12.68 premarket BUZZ-Dominion Diamond Corp: Receives $1.1 bln bid from Washington Cos ** Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 15.1 pct at $2.59 premarket BRIEF-Aralez CEO purchases 500,000 shares on open market ** Movado Group Inc: down 8.9 pct at $21.50 premarket BRIEF-Movado Group reports Q4 results ** CytomX Therapeutics Inc: up 35.0 pct at $20.50 premarket BRIEF-Bristol-Myers Squibb, CytomX extend collaboration ** Esperion Therapeutics Inc: up 31.6 pct at $31.14 premarket BRIEF-Esperion announces FDA confirmation for approval for an LDL-C lowering indication for bempedoic acid ** Aevi Genomic Medicine Inc: down 59.6 pct at $2.20 premarket BUZZ-Aevi Genomic Medicine: Sinks after ADHD drug fails in a study ** Tiffany & Co: up 1.6 pct at $93.90 premarket Multiple brokerages raise price targets on stock after results on Friday. ** QuickLogic Corp: down 13.2 pct at $2.03 premarket BRIEF-Quicklogic announces proposed common stock offering ** Capitol Acquisition Corp III: up 1.0 pct at $10.10 premarket UPDATE 2-PR software maker Cision to go public in deal with blank-check firm Capitol ** Eli Lilly and Co: up 0.7 pct at $84.57 premarket UPDATE 2-Lilly’s breast cancer drug combination succeeds key study ** Nektar Therapeutics: up 21.9 pct at $18.90 premarket UPDATE 2-Nektar’s opioid painkiller succeeds in key late-stage study ** Cerulean Pharma Inc: down 62.7 pct at $1.24 premarket BRIEF-Cerulean Pharma and Daré Bioscience enter into stock purchase agreement ** Array Biopharma Inc: down 10.8 pct at $9.42 premarket BRIEF-Array says withdraws NDA for binimetinib monotherapy ** Bunge Ltd: down 0.3 pct at $81.60 premarket ** CF Industries Holdings Inc: up 2.7 pct at $30.08 premarket ** CVR Partners LP: up 5.6 pct at $4.75 premarket Goldman Sachs cuts Bunge to “neutral” from “buy”, raises CF to “buy” from “neutral” and raises CVR to “buy”. ** Alphabet Inc: down 0.4 pct at $869.21 premarket UK to question Google after adverts appear alongside extremist videos ** Amgen Inc: up 0.5 pct at $169.37 premarket UPDATE 1-Amgen discounts cholesterol drug, but payers want more UPDATE 5-Amgen cholesterol drug cuts heart attack, stroke risk, but shares fall ** Lockheed Martin Corp: up 0.7 pct at $273.75 premarket EXCLUSIVE-Germany plans to buy 6 Lockheed C-130J aircraft for 900 mln euros ** PPG Industries Inc: unchanged premarket Activist investor Elliott owns Akzo Nobel’s stock, a source said, potentially adding pressure on company to consider sale to PPG ** McDonald’s Corp: up 0.4 pct at $129.13 premarket McDonald’s shareholders to weigh giving franchisees board seat ** Apple Inc: up 0.3 pct at $140.36 premarket Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for more global trade with China Apple stock could jump 10 percent in 6 months - Barron’s ** Abbott Laboratories: down 0.4 pct at $45.00 premarket UPDATE 1-Higher heart risk seen with Abbott dissolving stent after 2 years -study ** GrubHub Inc: down 1.0 pct at $34.00 premarket GrubHub stock could drop 25 pct amid increased competition -Barron’s ** MoneyGram International Inc: unchanged premarket ** Euronet Worldwide Inc: unchanged premarket MoneyGram to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

Compiled by Divya Grover in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza

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