September 12, 2018 / 2:33 PM / 3 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Snap, Bausch Health, Laredo Petroleum, Micron, oil stocks

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The benchmark S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat on
Wednesday, as gains in energy companies helped offset a slide in technology
stocks, which weighed on the Nasdaq.

At 10:18 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.05 percent at
25,983.63. The S&P 500 was down 0.12 percent at 2,884.4 and the Nasdaq
Composite was down 0.68 percent at 7,918.564.
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Discovery Inc A, up 6.5 pct
 ** Discovery Inc C, up 6 pct
 ** Altria Group, up 5.9 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Micron Technology, down 5.3 pct
 ** Twitter Inc, down 4.7 pct
 ** Analog Devices, down 3.5 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Bausch Health Companies, up 15.1 pct
 ** Laredo Petroleum, up 6.9 pct
 ** British American Tobacco PLC, up 6.1 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Care.com Inc, down 9.7 pct
 ** Snap Inc, down 9.5 pct
 ** Turning Point Brands, down 9.1 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Nemaura Medical Inc, up 68.2 pct
 ** Xbiotech Inc, up 31.6 pct
 ** Silversun Technologies Inc, up 20.8 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Macom Technology Solutions Holdings Inc, down 13.5 pct
 ** Funko Inc, down 12.3 pct
 ** Lantronix Inc, down 11.9 pct
 
 
 
 ** Vital Therapies Inc: down 89.3 pct
 BUZZ-Vital Therapies: Sinks after failed trial prompts strategic review

 
 ** Tiffany & Co: up 1.4 pct
 BUZZ-Tiffany: Oppenheimer upgrades on favorable near-term risk/reward

 
 ** Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd: up 5.7 pct
 BUZZ-Foamix Pharma: Jumps as latest trial pushes acne drug closer to approval

 
 ** Micron Technology Inc: down 5.3 pct
 ** Lam Research Corp: down 3.0 pct
 ** Entegris Inc: down 5.1 pct
 ** ASML Holding NV: down 4.8 pct
 ** KLA-Tencor Corp: down 3.1 pct
 ** MKS Instruments Inc: down 3.4 pct
 ** Applied Materials Inc: down 2.9 pct
 ** Seagate Technology PLC: down 1.4 pct
 BUZZ-Micron: Slips as GS downgrades on weak DRAM, NAND fundamentals

 BUZZ-Goldman Sachs sours on chip gear makers on DRAM, NAND concerns

 
 ** Best Inc: up 4.1 pct
 BUZZ-Best Inc: Macquarie upgrades to 'outperform' on valuation
 
 ** Snap Inc: down 9.5 pct
 BUZZ-Snap: Drops as BTIG downgrades, Jefferies cuts PT
 
 ** Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV: up 2.7 pct
 BUZZ-Fiat Chrysler: Jumps on report Fiat is seeking >$7 bln for Marelli

 
 ** Nielsen Holdings PLC: up 2.9 pct
 BUZZ-Nielsen: Jumps on expanded strategic review, including sale
 EXCLUSIVE-TV ratings provider Nielsen expands review to include company sale

 
 ** Annaly Capital Management Inc: down 2.9 pct
 BUZZ-Annaly: Lower on 75 mln share offering
 
 ** Devon Energy Corp: up 0.6 pct
 ** Halliburton Co: up 1.6 pct
 ** Chevron Corp: up 1.5 pct
 ** Exxon Mobil Corp: up 0.4 pct
 BUZZ-U.S. oil stocks rise as concerns on global supply intensify
 BUZZ-Chevron: Top-rated analyst upgrades to "buy"
 
 ** PGT Innovations Inc: down 7.1 pct
 BUZZ-PGT Innovations: Drops on planned stock deal
 
 ** Coca-Cola European Partners PLC: up 3.5 pct
 BUZZ-Coca-Cola European Partners: To open at record high on buyback, forecast
raise
 
 ** Galapagos NV: up 17.3 pct
 ** Gilead Sciences Inc: up 3.2 pct
 BUZZ-Galapagos, Gilead rise after data from rheumatoid arthritis trial

 BUZZ-Street View: Gilead, Galapagos rheumatoid arthritis drug may capture
market share
 
 ** Akari Therapeutics PLC: up 4.4 pct
 BUZZ-Akari Therapeutics: Jumps on new data that expands lead drug's potential

 
 ** Bausch Health Companies Inc: up 15.1 pct
 BUZZ-Bausch Health Companies: Rises on patent settlement with Actavis

 
 ** Redhill Biopharma Ltd: up 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Redhill Biopharma: Gains on positive meeting with FDA on intestinal drug

 
 ** Laredo Petroleum Inc: up 6.9 pct
 BUZZ-Laredo Petroleum set to gain spot in S&P SmallCap 600, shares rise

 
 ** Macy's Inc: up 1.3 pct
 BUZZ-Macy's: Rises on expectations of strong sales in holiday season

 UPDATE 2-Macy's boosts holiday season hiring for online business
 
 ** Stanley Black & Decker Inc: up 0.9 pct
 UPDATE 2-Stanley Black & Decker buys stake in outdoor garden equipment firm for
$234 mln
 
 ** Citigroup Inc: up 1.9 pct
 BUZZ-Citi: Jumps on upbeat Q3 forecast
 
 ** Twitter Inc: down 4.7 pct
 ** Amazon.com Inc: down 0.6 pct
 ** Charter Communications Inc: down 1.9 pct
 ** Alphabet Inc: down 1.2 pct
 ** Apple Inc: down 1.2 pct
 Amazon, Apple, others to testify before U.S. Senate on data privacy Sept 26

 
 

        
    
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 
 Consumer Discretionary             down 0.33 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 1.12 pct
 Energy                             up 0.75 pct
 Financial                          down 0.45 pct
 Health                             up 0.41 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.12 pct
 Information Technology             down 0.89 pct
 Materials                          down 0.17 pct
 Real Estate                        down 0.04 pct
 Teleservices                       up 1.77 pct
 Utilities                          down 0.10 pct
 
 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)
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