March 20, 2018 / 2:29 PM / a year ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Oracle, Arena Pharma, BlackBerry, Signet, Qorvo, Children's Place

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U.S. stocks inched higher on Tuesday with energy stocks leading the way thanks
to a jump in oil prices but technology stocks remained on the defensive after
the previous day's bruising selloff.
    At 9:58 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.42 percent at
24,713.84. The S&P 500 was up 0.22 percent at 2,718.79 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.29 percent at 7,365.829.
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Dover Corp, up 3.9 pct
 ** Adobe Systems Inc, up 3.2 pct
 ** Xerox Corp, up 3 pct
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Oracle Corp, down 8.9 pct
 ** Qorvo Inc, down 3.9 pct
 ** Cardinal Health Inc, down 2.9 pct
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Stoneridge Inc, up 15.8 pct
 ** Dominion Energy Midstream Partners LP, up 7.1 pct
 ** Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, up 6.6 pct
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Group 1 Automotive Inc, down 11.7 pct
 ** Westmoreland Resource Partners LP, down 10.2 pct
 ** Oracle Corp, down 8.9 pct
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 32.5 pct
 ** Viking Therapeutics Inc, up 19.7 pct
 ** Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 15.9 pct
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc, down 19 pct
 ** Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc, down 12.2 pct
 ** Kingstone Companies Inc, down 12.4 pct
 ** Oracle: down 8.9 pct
 BUZZ-Oracle: Slides after Q3 rev miss
 BUZZ-Street View: Oracle's cloud ramp up taking longer than expected

 ** BlackBerry Ltd: up 3.4 pct
 ** Microsoft: up 0.8 pct
 BUZZ-BlackBerry Ltd: Up after signing deal with Microsoft
 ** Facebook: down 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Street View: Facebook leak brings more regulatory risk
 BUZZ-Facebook: Drops on report of FTC probe
 ** Qualcomm: up 0.3 pct
 BUZZ-Qualcomm: BofA ML adds to 'U.S. 1' list
 ** Bristol-Myers Squibb's: up 1.2 pct
 BUZZ-Bristol Myers's Opdivo opportunity under-appreciated - JPM
 ** Teva Pharmaceutical: down 1.8 pct
 BUZZ-Teva Pharma: Fundamentals remain challenging for generics business -
 ** Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 32.5 pct
 BUZZ-Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc: Brokerages raise PT after positive data

 ** Proteostasis Therapeutics: down 19.0 pct
 BUZZ-Proteostasis Therapeutics: Down on planned stock offering
 ** Qorvo Inc: down 3.9 pct
 BUZZ-Qorvo Inc: Nomura Instinet lowers to 'neutral' on iPhone chip supply
 ** Huntsman Corp: down 2.2 pct
 BUZZ-Huntsman Corp: Instinet downgrades, cuts PT
 ** Teladoc Inc: up 1.6 pct
 BUZZ-Teladoc to gain from expanded Medicare coverage -Cowen
 ** Trillium Therapeutics: down 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-Trillium Therapeutics: Up after CTCL drug gets 'orphan' status

 ** Cardiome Pharma Corp: up 27.2 pct
 BUZZ-Cardiome Pharma: Soars as Cipher agrees to buy Canadian business

 ** Children's Place Inc: down 9.7 pct
 BUZZ-Children's Place Inc: Falls on weak comp sales, forecast
 ** Marinus Pharmaceuticals: up 15.9 pct
 BUZZ-Marinus Pharmaceuticals: Mizuho starts with 'buy'
 ** Essex Property Trust: down 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-Essex Property Trust: Suntrust cuts to "hold"
 ** Celanese Corp: down 3.7 pct
 ** Blackstone Group LP: flat
 BUZZ-Celanese: Dips on scrapping acetate tow merger with Blackstone

 ** Long Blockchain Corp: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ-Long Blockchain: Jumps after investment in blockchain firm
 ** AmpliPhi Biosciences: down 15.6 pct
 BUZZ-AmpliPhi Biosciences: Plunges on offering
 ** Newell Brands: down 0.4 pct
 BUZZ-Newell Brands: Starboard says four of its nominees pull out
 ** Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 5.3 pct
 BUZZ-Inovio Pharma: Up on China license deal for its immunotherapy
 ** GlycoMimetics: down 6.1 pct
 BUZZ-GlycoMimetics: Falls further on stock deal
 ** Zealand Pharma: up 9.6 pct
 BUZZ-Zealand Pharma: Hypoglycemia drug succeeds in late-stage study

 ** Restoration Robotics: up 8.1 pct
 BUZZ-Restoration Robotics: Gets FDA nod for hair implantation function

 ** Signet Jewelers Ltd: down 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Signet: top-line woes more than a credit blame game-JPM
 ** Stoneridge Inc: up 16.3 pct
BUZZ-Stoneridge burns rubber on Stephens upshift to "overweight" 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.30 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.12 pct
 Energy                             up 0.82 pct
 Financial                          up 0.23 pct
 Health                             up 0.03 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.52 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.20 pct
 Materials                          up 0.15 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.04 pct
 Teleservices                       down 0.47 pct
 Utilities                          up 0.05 pct
 (Compiled by Akshara P in Bengaluru)
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