April 16, 2018 / 4:11 PM / in 6 months

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Oclaro, Navistar, Bristol-Myers

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U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by healthcare stocks and on easing fears
that the recent U.S.-led missile attack on Syria would escalate into a broader
conflict.
    At 11:26 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.76 percent at
24,545.16. The S&P 500 was up 0.62 percent at 2,672.78 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.34 percent at 7,130.92.
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc, up 7.2 pct
 ** C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc, up 4 pct
 ** Ulta Beauty Inc, up 3.5 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Nektar Therapeutics, down 15.6 pct
 ** Bristol-Myers Sqibb Co , down 8 pct
 ** National Oilwell Varco Inc, down 6.1 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Intelsat SA, up 12.3 pct
 ** Carvana Co, up 12.1 pct
 ** Bluelinx Holding, up 12 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Inphi Corp, down 11.5 pct
 ** Fabrinet, down 11.1 pct
 ** Mesabi Trust, down 10.9 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Ossen Innovation Co Ltd, up 28.9 pct
 ** Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 15.9 pct
 ** Eldorado Resorts Inc, up 15.5 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Acacia Communications Inc, down 34.2 pct
 ** Novume Solutions Inc, down 30.5 pct
 ** Leap Therapeutics Inc, down 23.5 pct
 
 
 
 ** Acacia Communications down 25 pct
 ** Oclaro Inc down 13 pct
 ** Lumentum Holdings down 8 pct
 ** Finisar Corp down 4 pct
 ** Fabrinet down 11 pct
 ** Inphi Corp down 11 pct
 ** NeoPhotonics down 3.6 pct
 ** Applied Optoelectronics down 3.2 pct
 UPDATE 1-ZTE ban hits shares of U.S. optical component suppliers
 BUZZ-Acacia, Oclaro, opticals dive as U.S. bans American co sales to China's
ZTE
   
 ** Navistar International: up 9.9 pct
 UPDATE 2-VW's trucks division open to buying majority of Navistar
 BUZZ-Navistar International: Volkswagen open to buying majority stake
  
 ** WPP Plc: down 5.8 pct
 BUZZ- Risks of account losses, break-up after Sorrell's sudden exit

 UPDATE 2-Martin Sorrell quits as head of world's biggest ad group WPP

  
 ** Ulta Beauty Inc: up 3.5 pct
 BUZZ-Ulta Beauty Inc: Looks attractive to Guggenheim; upgraded to 'buy'

  
 ** Bristol-Myers Squibb Co: down 7.1 pct
 ** Merck & Co Inc: up 2.8 pct
 Merck, Bristol-Myers immunotherapies impress in key lung cancer trials
 
 BUZZ-Bristol-Myers falls, Merck gains after lung cancer data
  
 ** Kraft Heinz Co: down 0.3 pct
 BUZZ-CS double downgrades stock on growth concerns
 
 ** Crocs Inc: down 3.4 pct
 BUZZ-Current stock price = too much optimism, cuts to 'negative' - analyst

  
 ** Blueprint Medicines Corp: down 12.8 pct
 BUZZ- MS bullish on rival drug; shares drop
  
 ** Bank of America: down 0.8 pct
 UPDATE 2-BofA profit beats estimates on higher interest rates, loan growth

 BUZZ- Adds to gains after record Q1 profit
 BUZZ-Street View: Lower credit costs + controlled expenses = good quarter for
BofA
 BUZZ-Bank of America shares choppy after quarterly results
   
 ** Alkermes Plc: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ- Jumps as FDA accepts application to review depression drug
 
 ** Celldex Therapeutics: down 64.2 pct
 BUZZ- Tumbles as co abandons cancer drug in mid-stage study
  
 ** Clovis Oncology Inc: down 9.6 pct
 BUZZ-Clovis: Falls on planned $300 mln stock, convertible notes offering

  
 ** Apricus Biosciences Inc: down 31.4 pct
 Apricus mulls options; to sell U.S. rights to Vitaros
 BUZZ-Apricus Biosciences: Considering strategic options after FDA meet

 
 ** Cancer Genetics Inc.: up 40.3 pct
 BUZZ- Surges on FDA's special clearance for device
 
 ** AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ- Completes final step to resubmit pain drug application
  
 ** Loxo Oncology: up 3.3 pct
 BUZZ- Potential for cancer drug appears more efficacious
  
 ** Visa up 1.02 pct
 ** Mastercard Inc up 0.3 pct
 ** American Express Co up 0.43 pct
 BUZZ-Visa, Mastercard to gain from banks' credit card growth -Jefferies

  
 ** Dean Foods Co: down 8.3 pct
 BUZZ- GS downgrades to "sell" as "secular challenges mount"
  
 ** Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp; up 5.5 pct
 ** ILG Inc
 BUZZ- Marriott Vacations, ILG stocks bounce on deal talks
  
 ** Macy's Inc: up 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Macy's: CEO's tone on near-term business fundamentals "bullish"- JPM

  
 ** National Oilwell Varco: down 6.1 pct
 BUZZ-National Oilwell Varco: Down on lower revenue forecast
  
 ** Charles Schwab: up 2.9 pct
 BUZZ- Shares rise after beating profit view for 8 straight quarters
  
 ** Cyanotech Corp: down 16.3 pct
 BUZZ-Cyanotech: Worst day in more than 2 years after warning on costs

  
 ** NewLink Genetics Corp: down 14.3 pct
 BUZZ-NewLink Genetics: Extends losses on clinical program review
  
 ** J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc: up 7.2 pct
 BUZZ-JB Hunt: Top of Dow Transports after first EPS beat in 2 yrs
 
 ** Canopy Growth: up 3.6 pct
 ** CanniMed Therapeutics: up 3.2 pct
 ** Aurora Cannabis: up 3.3 pct
 ** MedReleaf Corp: 3.5 pct
 ** Aphria Inc: up 8 pct
 U.S. marijuana friends and foes cautious at signs of softer Trump
 BUZZ-Canadian weed stocks up on Trump's new stance on pro-marijuana states

 
 
 
   
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
  
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.48 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.82 pct
 Energy                             up 0.78 pct
 Financial                          up 0.45 pct
 Health                             up 0.73 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.83 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.33 pct
 Materials                          up 0.74 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.50 pct
 Teleservices                       up 0.92 pct
 Utilities                          up 1.20 pct
 
 (Compiled by Mrinalini Krothapalli)
  
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