March 24, 2017 / 2:21 PM / 5 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Micron, Under Armour, GameStop, HTG, Xenon Pharma, Medigus

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Wall Street opened higher on Friday, helped by a rise in technology shares and
ahead of a closely watched vote on a healthcare bill seen as a test of President
Donald Trump's ability to pass his legislative agenda through Congress.
    At 10:02 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.17 percent at
20,692.25. The S&P 500 was up 0.28 percent at 2,352.5 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.57 percent at 5,850.763.
 
 After Trump rally, equity investors move into healthcare, retailers

 BUZZ-Sleeping VIX starts to stir
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the S&P 500:
 ** Micron Tech, up 9.4 pct at $28.95
 ** Western Digital, up 5.1 pct at $80.05
 ** Under Armour C, up 3.5 pct at $18.05
 
 The top three percentage losers on the S&P 500:
 ** Humana Inc, down 2 pct at $205.68
 ** H & R Block Inc, down 1.4 pct at $22.44
 ** CBRE Group Inc A, down 1.3 pct at $34.49
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the NYSE:
 ** Hornbeck Offshore, up 10.4 pct at $4.45
 ** Acorn Int'l, up 9.7 pct at $9.86
 ** Patriot National, up 10.4 pct at $2.87
 
 The top three percentage losers on the NYSE:
 ** GameStop, down 11.2 pct at $21.27
 ** Leju Holdings, down 8.6 pct at $3.20
 ** HFF Inc, down 5.4 pct at $27.59
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the Nasdaq:
 ** HTG Molecular Diagnostics, up 157.6 pct at $10.12
 ** Zais Group Holdings, up 39.8 pct at $3.16
 ** County Bancorp, up 17.9 pct at $34.40
 
 The top three percentage losers on the Nasdaq:
 ** Xenon Pharma, down 51.3 pct at $4.80
 ** Medigus Ltd , down 27 pct at $3.22 
 ** Finish Line, down 20.2 pct at $12.82
 
 ** Micron Technology Inc: up 9.4 pct at $28.96
 UPDATE 2-Micron's upbeat forecast rides on rising chip prices
 BUZZ-Micron Technology Inc: Q2 profit beats estimates
 
 ** Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 51.3 pct at $4.80
 UPDATE 2-Shares slump after Xenon Pharma abandons acne drug
 BUZZ-Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc: Set to hit record low
 
 ** Macy's Inc: down 0.8 pct at $28.03
 BRIEF-Macy's board elects Jeff Gennette CEO
 Citigroup cuts to "neutral" from "buy"
 
 ** HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc: up 157.6 pct at $10.12
 BRIEF-HTG Molecular Diagnostics posts Q4 results
 BUZZ-HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc: Genetic test device gets EU nod

 
 ** Under Armour Inc A: up 2.6 pct at $19.48
 ** Under Armour Inc C: up 3.5 pct at $18.05
 BUZZ-Under Armour Inc: Shares up after Jefferies upgrade
 
 ** Mylan NV: down 1.1 pct at $41.13
 ** Abbott Laboratories: up 0.3 pct at $44.93
 Abbott offloads Mylan stake via $1.7 bln overnight block
 BUZZ-Mylan drops after Abbott sharply cuts stake
 
 ** GameStop Corp: down 11.2 pct at $21.27
 BUZZ-GameStop Corp: Shares drop after BofA Merrill lowers rating, PT

 
 ** TransCanada Corp: up 0.8 pct at $46.61
 UPDATE 2-TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL pipeline

 
 ** Finish Line Inc: down 20.2 pct at $12.82
 BRIEF-Finish Line reports lower-than-expected Q4 profit, lower comparable sales

 
 ** Regulus Therapeutics Inc: up 6.0 pct at $1.33
 Regulus Chairman Stelios Papadopoulos buys 500,000 shares
 
 ** Medigus Ltd: down 27.0 pct at $3.22
 BUZZ-Medigus: Equity raise pushes losing streak to 4th day and record low
 
 
 ** KB Home: down 0.6 pct at $19.21
 BRIEF-KB Home reports Q1 results
 BUZZ-US homebuilders rise after data; YTD gains outpace broader market

 
 ** Zais Group Holdings Inc: up 39.8 pct at $3.16
 BUZZ-Zais Group: Surges after swinging to Q4 profit
 
 ** Staffing 360 Solutions Inc: up 42.1 pct at $0.71
 BUZZ-Staffing 360 Solutions Inc: Gets buyout offer
 
 ** CymaBay Therapeutics Inc:up 5.7 pct at $4.03
 BRIEF-CymaBay reports Q4 and full-year 2016 financial results
 
 ** Skechers USA Inc: up 2.6 pct at $28.14
 Cowen and Co raises to "outperform" from "market perform"
 ** Sportsmans Warehouse Holdings Inc: down 11.9 pct at $4.43
 BRIEF-Sportsmans Warehouse Holdings reports Q4 results
 
 ** Twitter Inc: up 2.2 pct at $15.26
 UPDATE 1-Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time
 
 ** SeaWorld Entertainment Inc: up 6.8 pct at $18.49
 UPDATE 1-Blackstone sells stake in SeaWorld to China's Zhonghong Zhuoye

 BUZZ-China's Zhonghong Zhuoye to buy Blackstone's stake in SeaWorld

 
 ** Condor Hospitality Trust Inc: down 7.7 pct at $10.40
 BUZZ-Condor Hospitality Trust: Offering priced at discount
 
 ** Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment: down 2.6 pct at $16.49
 BUZZ-Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment: Slumps on stock deal
 
 ** Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 5.0 pct at $12.25
 BRIEF-Bellicum Pharmaceuticals prices stock offering 
 
 ** Aegon NV: down 4.2 pct at $5.31
 BUZZ-Aegon: Revises down Solvency II ratio, shares slip
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.32 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.09 pct
 Energy                             up 0.06 pct
 Financial                          up 0.18 pct
 Health                             up 0.39 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.27 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.60 pct
 Materials                          up 0.01 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.10 pct
 Teleservices                       down 0.14 pct
 Utilities                          up 0.20 pct
 


 (Compiled by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza and Martina
D'Couto)
  

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