April 5, 2017 / 4:20 PM / 8 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Plug Power, Hess Midstream, Acuity Brands, Staples

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The Nasdaq Composite hit an all-time high and the Dow was on track for its best
day in more than a month following a blowout private employment report that
underlined the health of the U.S. economy.
    At 11:54 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.69 percent at
20,832.08. The S&P 500 was up 0.56 percent at 2,373.45 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.46 percent at 5,925.456.
 
 BUZZ-DJI attempting to turn tide
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the S&P 500:
 ** Under Armour, up 4.2 pct at $18.78 
 ** Staples Inc, up 3.9 pct at $9.88
 ** CarMax Inc, up 3.3 pct at $57.65
 
 The top three percentage losers on the S&P 500:
 ** Newfield Exploration, down 1.6 pct at $36.54
 ** Acuity Brands, down 1.6 pct at $171.18
 ** CF Industries, down 1.3 pct at $28.86
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the NYSE:
 ** Voc Energy, up 14 pct at $3.83
 ** MV Oil, up 12.3 pct at $6.85
 ** Hess Midstream, up 11 pct at $25.52
 
 The top three percentage losers on the NYSE:
 ** Endeavour Silver, down 7.2 pct at $3.46
 ** Valeant Pharma, down 5.3 pct at $9.63
 ** Patriot National, down 5 pct at $2.46
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the Nasdaq:
 ** Plug Power, up 56.9 pct at $2.04
 ** China Auto Logistics, up 40.3 pct at $4.00
 ** xG Technology, up 29.9 pct at $6.56
 
 The top three percentage losers on the Nasdaq:
 ** PolarityTE, down 16.6 pct at $12.85
 ** Benitec Biopharma, down 16.1 pct at $3.44
 ** Cyclacel Pharma, down 13.7 pct at $7.05
 
 
 ** Panera Bread Co: up 13.8 pct at $311.94
 UPDATE 3-Krispy Kreme-owner JAB to buy bakery chain Panera Bread
 BUZZ-Panera Bread: Options traders taste success on deal news
 
 ** Innocoll Holdings Plc: up 23.6 pct at $2.25
 BUZZ-Innocoll Holdings Plc: Soars on acquisition by Gurnet Point
 
 ** Vical Inc: up 5.2 pct at $2.24
 BUZZ-Vical Inc: Soars on deal with AnGes for chronic hep B program
 
 ** Plug Power Inc: up 56.9 pct at $2.04
 Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power
 BUZZ-Plug Power: Shares soar after Amazon acquires right to buy stake

 
 ** Unilife Corp: down 76.0 pct at $0.30
 BUZZ-Unilife Corp: Explores bridge financing alternatives
 
 ** Apple Inc: up 0.3 pct at $145.17
 BUZZ-Apple Inc: May delay new iPhone launch
 
 ** Monsanto Co: up 1.6 pct at $116.03
 UPDATE 3-Monsanto Q2 profit jumps on strong demand for seeds
 BUZZ-Monsanto Co: Nears 2-yr high after strong 2nd-qtr profit
 
 ** OHR Pharmaceutical Inc: down 15.6 pct at $0.65
 BUZZ-OHR Pharmaceutical Inc: Set for 6-yr low after announcing stock offering

 
 ** Sarepta Therapeutics Inc: up 4.3 pct at $30.03
 BUZZ-Sarepta Therapeutics: Suntrust Robinson raises to "buy"
 
 ** Barrick Gold Corp: down 1.2 pct at $19.22
 ** Kinross Gold Corp: flat at $3.58
 ** Yamana Gold Inc: down 0.4 pct at $2.82
 Gold slips after failure to break technical resistance
 
 ** Nabors Industries Ltd:: up 4.6 pct at $13.89
 BUZZ-Nabors Industries: Instinet sees day rates rising faster, upgrades to
'buy'
 
 ** Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc: up 2.3 pct at $8.24
 UPDATE 1-Corbus Pharma outlines U.S. approval path for lead drug
 
 ** Mazor Robotics Ltd: down 1.7 pct at $29.09
 Mazor Robotics Expects to Report Record First Quarter Revenue of Approximately
$11.5 Million; Received Purchase Orders for Six Mazor X Systems
 
 ** Greenbrier Companies Inc: up 9.7 pct at $47.10
 BUZZ-Greenbrier Companies Inc: Q2 revenue, profit beat estimates
 
 ** Neothetics Inc: up 25.2 pct at $1.94
 BRIEF-Neothetics says issuance by USPTO of 8th patent directed to lipo-202 lead
clinical asset
 
 ** Quaker Chemical Corp: up 9.0 pct at $140.18
 BUZZ-Quaker Chemical: Hits record high on merger deal
 
 ** Tenet Healthcare Corp: up 3.6 pct at $17.61
 ** Community Health Systems Inc: up 3.6 pct at $8.95
 ** HCA Holdings Inc: up 1.4 pct at $88.92
 BUZZ-Tenet, hospitals surge in latest health-bill whipsaw
 
 ** ManpowerGroup Inc: up 1.7 pct at $99.94
 ** Robert Half International Inc: up 1.7 pct at $46.72
 ** TrueBlue Inc: up 1.7 pct at $46.72
 BUZZ-U.S. staffing stocks gain after ADP jobs report
 
 ** Hess Midstream Partners LP: up 11.0 pct at $25.52
 BRIEF-Hess Midstream Partners LP units open at $25.50 in debut, above IPO price
of $23.00 per unit
 
 ** New Relic Inc: up 5.2 pct at $39.00
 BRIEF-New relic sees Q4 revenue up 39 percent
 
 ** Neos Therapeautics Inc: up 9.7 pct at $7.90
 Cowen And Company starts with outperform rating; $20 price target
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
  
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.76 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.31 pct
 Energy                             up 0.65 pct
 Financial                          up 0.55 pct
 Health                             up 0.55 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.75 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.57 pct
 Materials                          up 0.73 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.51 pct
 Teleservices                       up 0.06 pct
 Utilities                          up 0.11 pct
 
 (Compiled by Arunima Banerjee and Vishaka George in Bengaluru; Edited by
Shounak Dasgupta)
  

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