March 19, 2018 / 5:53 PM / 5 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Facebook, KLA Tencor, CACI, Geron, Zoetis, Heron Therapeutics

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U.S. stocks sank about 2 percent on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial
Average shedding nearly 400 points, as Facebook led a selloff in technology
stocks on reports that the social media company's user information was
misused.
    At 13:24 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.72 percent
at 24,517.46. The S&P 500 was down 1.85 percent at 2,701.17 and the
Nasdaq Composite was down 2.46 percent at 7,297.739.
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Gap Inc, up 1.5 pct
 ** Northrop Grumman Corp, up 1.1 pct
 ** Macys Inc, up 1.1 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Facebook Inc, down 6.9 pct
 ** KLA Tencor, down 6.8 pct
 ** Newell Brands Inc, down 6.5 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Xerium Technologies Inc, up 22.5 pct
 ** PAR Technology Corp, up 11.9 pct
 ** Stewart Information Services Corp, up 8.1 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Micro Focus International PLC, down 46.5 pct
 ** Dominion Energy Midstream Partners LP, down 14.6 pct
 ** Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc, down 12.1 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** NF Energy Saving Corp, up 158.2 pct
 ** Cellect Biotechnology Ltd, up 30 pct
 ** Heron Therapeutics Inc, up 27.7 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Cidara Therapeutics Inc, down 23.1 pct
 ** Orgenesis Inc, down 17.7 pct
 ** RXI Pharmaceuticals Corp, down 17.4 pct
 
 
 ** Apple Inc: down 2.2 pct
 BUZZ-Apple iPhone: little improvement in demand in 2018-Nomura Instinet

 ** Facebook Inc: down 6.9 pct
 ** Twitter Inc: down 1.6 pct
 ** Snap Inc: down 4.1 pct
 BUZZ-Facebook: Slips after reports of data leak
 BUZZ-Social media stocks slip after Facebook data leak reports
 BUZZ-Facebook: Set to lose more than $40 bln in market cap
 
 ** Caterpillar Inc: down 3.2 pct
 BUZZ-Caterpillar: Shares set for worst day in over two weeks
 
 ** Newell Brands: down 6.5 pct
 BUZZ-Newell Brands: Names Icahn nominees to board
 
 ** Cheetah Mobile: up 5.2 pct
 BUZZ-Cheetah Mobile: Sprints on solid Q4
 
 ** Uniti Group Inc: down 3.4 pct
 ** Cincinnati Bell Inc: down 7.1 pct
 ** Frontier Communications Corp: down 7.7 pct
 ** Windstream Holdings Inc: down 5.4 pct
 BUZZ-Morgan Stanley cautious on wireline in 2018, sector falls
 
 ** Klondex Mines Ltd: up 55.6 pct
 ** Hecla Mining Co: down 11.9 pct
 BUZZ-Klondex Mines: Soars as Hecla Mining's $462 mln buyout offer
 
 ** Jazz Pharmaceuticals: up 1.3 pct
 BUZZ-Jazz Pharma: 'Sleepy' stock set to awaken
 
 ** Teva Pharmaceuticals: down 3.0 pct
 ** Mylan NV: down 2.8 pct
 ** Allergan PLC: down 2.3 pct
 BUZZ-Branded opioid makers face more risk from lawsuits - Morgan Stanley

 
 ** CSRA Inc: up 1.1 pct
 ** CACI International: down 9.0 pct
 ** General Dynamics Corp: flat
 BUZZ-CSRA Inc: Eyes record on higher buyout offer
 
 ** Zoetis Inc: down 2.1 pct
 BUZZ-Zoetis: Morgan Stanley cuts to "equal-weight"
 
 ** Fortinet Inc: down 2.4 pct
 BUZZ-Fortinet: KeyBanc cuts to "sector weight"
 
 ** Cidara Therapeutics: down 23.1 pct
 BUZZ-Cidara Therapeutics: Reverses course, sinks 21 pct on safety concerns

 
 ** Geron Corp: up 24.0 pct
 BUZZ-Geron Corp: Stifel sees higher chance of imetelstat's success
 
 ** Arbutus Biopharma: down 5.7 pct
 BUZZ-Arbutus Biopharma - Wedbush cuts to 'neutral'
 
 ** HCA Healthcare: down 0.9 pct
 ** Tenet Healthcare: up 0.8 pct
 ** Universal Health Services: down 1.3 pct
 BUZZ-Leerink prefers HCA, Tenet, UHS among hospital operators
 
 ** Heron Therapeutics: up 27.7 pct
 ** Pacira Pharma's: down 5.3 pct
 BUZZ-Heron soars as non-opioid aces late-stage trials, rival Pacira hits low

 
 ** Xerium Technologies: up 22.5 pct
 BUZZ-Xerium Technologies: To review alternatives, including sale
 
 ** Cellectar Biosciences: up 2.5 pct
 BUZZ-Cellectar Biosciences: Up on orphan drug designation for pediatric cancer
treatment
 
 ** Fidelity National Financial Inc: up 5.5 pct
 ** Stewart Information Services: up 8.1 pct
 BUZZ-Fidelity National: Up on $1.2 bln deal to buy insurer Stewart
 
 ** Canadian Solar Inc: up 4.8 pct
 BUZZ-Canadian Solar: Set to snap 4-day losing streak after strong profit

 
 ** Arcadia Biosciences: up 9.5 pct
 BUZZ-Arcadia Biosciences: Jumps after launch of non-GMO wheat brand

 
 ** Viveve Medical Inc:up 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-Viveve Medical: Climbs as FDA OKs device for clinical studies
 
 ** Orbotech Ltd: up 5.6 pct
 ** KLA-Tencor: down 6.8 pct
 BUZZ-Orbotech eyes 17-yr high on $3.4 bln buyout
 
 ** Fitbit Inc:up 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-Fitbit gets rare buy rating; price compelling, says analyst
 
 ** Universal Display Corp:down 15.0 pct
 BUZZ-Universal Display: slides with Asian peers on report of Apple's MicroLED
plans
 
 ** NF Energy Saving:up 158.2 pct
 BUZZ-NF Energy Saving: Triples after contract wins
 
 ** Amdocs Ltd:up 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Amdocs shares up as Jefferies raises to "buy"
 
 ** Five Oaks Investment:down 7.5 pct
 BUZZ-Five Oaks Investment: Falls on profit miss, div policy change
 
 ** Pieris Pharma:up 5.7 pct
 BUZZ-Pieris Pharma: Jefferies bullish on lead drugs, sets buy rating

 
 ** A10 Networks:down 9.1 pct
 BUZZ-A10 Networks: D.A. Davidson cuts to "neutral" on filing delay
 
 ** Regeneron Pharma:down 1.5 pct
 BUZZ- Regeneron Pharma: Up as eye injection meets main goals in late-stage
study
 
 ** Dominion Energy Midstream Partners:down 14.6 pct
 BUZZ-Dominion Energy Midstream Partners: Record low; Stifel cuts PT

 
 ** Sellas Life Sciences: up 2.9 pct
 BUZZ-Sellas Life Sciences: Climbs after Maxim raises to 'buy'
 
 ** Mediwound: up 10.3 pct
 BUZZ-Mediwound: Jumps on approach for a 'strategic' deal
 
 ** Entravision: down 10.7 pct
 BUZZ-Entravision struggles continue after non-timely 10-K filing
 
 ** Inphi Corp: down 9.6 pct
 BUZZ-Inphi plummets on Northland downgrade
 
 ** ForeScout Technologies: down 11.0 pct
 BUZZ-ForeScout Technologies: Drops on plans for $160 mln stock offering

 
 ** Carnival PLC: up 0.7 pct
 BUZZ-Carnival: Stifel raises PT ahead of Q1 report
 
  
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 Consumer Discretionary             down 1.73 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.80 pct
 Energy                             down 2.02 pct
 Financial                          down 1.52 pct
 Health                             down 1.96 pct
 Industrial                         down 1.32 pct
 Information Technology             down 2.75 pct
 Materials                          down 1.75 pct
 Real Estate                        down 1.29 pct
 Teleservices                       down 0.91 pct
 Utilities                          down 0.83 pct
 
 (Compiled by Akshara P in Bengaluru)
  
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