March 5, 2019 / 5:44 PM / a year ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Big U.S. banks, Barnes & Noble Education, Hertz, Kohl's, Target

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U.S. stocks eked out modest gains on Tuesday on the back of upbeat quarterly
reports from retailers and in anticipation of a U.S.-China trade deal as early
as this month end.
At 12:03 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.03 percent at
25,828.25. The S&P 500 was down 0.02 percent at 2,792.35 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.13 percent at 7,587.569.
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Kohl's Corp, up 7.5 pct
 ** Willis Towers Watson Plc, up 6.6 pct
 ** Target Corp, up 5 pct
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Align Technology Inc, down 6.3 pct
 ** Dish Network Corp, down 4.8 pct
 ** Aon Plc, down 3.5 pct
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Turning Point Brands, up 13.5 pct
 ** Huya Inc, up 12.4 pct
 ** Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc, up 10.5 pct
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Barnes & Noble Education, down 27.9 pct
 ** Intelsat SA, down 24.2 pct
 ** Revlon Inc, down 17.9 pct
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Fuwei Films Holdings Co Ltd, up 22.3 pct
 ** Ctrip.Com International Ltd, up 21.1 pct
 ** The9 Limited, up 20 pct
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Atlas Financial Holdings, down 56.8 pct
 ** Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc, down 30.5 pct
 ** Psychemedics Corp, down 24.2 pct
 ** GameStop Corp: up 2.3 pct
 BUZZ-GameStop: Jumps on plans to retire debt, $300 mln share buyback

 ** YY Inc: up 16.4 pct
 ** Huya Inc: up 12.4 pct
 BUZZ-China's Huya and YY climb on strong Q4 reports
 ** Inc: down 1.0 pct
 BUZZ-Salesforce falls after weak forecast, dampening quarterly beat

 ** TPI Composites Inc: up 5.9 pct
 BUZZ-TPI Composites: JP Morgan upgrades to "overweight"
 ** International Ltd: up 21.1 pct
 BUZZ-Shares of move higher on revenue beat
 ** Alaska Air Group Inc: down 2.1 pct
 BUZZ-Alaska Air Group Inc: Cuts Q1 outlook for key revenue measure
 ** Ingersoll Rand: up 1.1 pct
 BUZZ-Ingersoll Rand: Goldman adds to conviction list
 ** Target Corp: up 5.0 pct
 BUZZ-Target: Shares climb on strong results, forecast
 ** Tesla Inc: down 2.0 pct
 BUZZ-Tesla: Pares losses after China agrees on solution to customs issue

 ** Hertz Global Holdings Inc: down 13.1 pct
 BUZZ-Hertz extends skid as Carl Icahn cuts stake
 ** Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 30.5 pct
 BUZZ-Adamas Pharma: Slides 28 pct after backing away from revenue goals

 ** Marathon Oil Corp: up 0.2 pct    
 ** ConocoPhillips: down 1.3 pct
 BUZZ-JPMorgan sees similarities in Marathon and ConocoPhillips
 ** Aurora Cannabis Inc: up 7.3 pct
 ** Cronos Group Inc: up 3.6 pct
 BUZZ-Cowen starts Aurora Cannabis with 'outperform', Cronos on 'market-perform'

 ** Kohl's Corp: up 7.5 pct
 BUZZ-Kohl's Corp: Jumps on strong Q4 report, forecast, boosting rivals

 ** Maxar Technologies: down 1.1 pct
 BUZZ-Maxar Technologies: CS cuts PT on decision to retain GEO business

 ** Uniti Group: down 3.6 pct
 BUZZ-Uniti Group: Down after co significantly limits 2019 dividend
 ** Genco Shipping & Trading: up 7.0 pct
 BUZZ-Genco Shipping & Trading: Rises on strong Q4 beat result
 ** USA Technologies: down 10.4 pct
 BUZZ-USA Technologies: Drops after delisting notice
 ** JetBlue Airways Corp: down 0.8 pct
 BUZZ-JetBlue Airways Corp: Shares down after Q1 forecast cut
 ** L Brands Inc: up 2.4 pct
 BUZZ-L Brands rises as investor pushes for Victoria's Secret spinoff

 ** GNC Holdings: down 13.3 pct
 BUZZ-GNC Holdings: Erases early gains after Q4 loss
 ** Blackline Inc: down 2.9 pct
 BUZZ-Blackline: Down as Silver Lake exits from accounting software co

 ** Alphabet Inc: up 0.7 pct
 BUZZ-Alphabet: Needham starts with "buy", sees Facebook biggest FAANG rival

 ** Atlas Financial Holdings Inc: down 56.8 pct
 BUZZ-Atlas Financial: Slumps to record low on surprise Q4 loss
 ** Best Inc: up 7.5 pct
 BUZZ-Best Inc shares eye 5-month high after upbeat results, forecast

 ** NanoViricides Inc: up 10.1 pct
 BUZZ-NanoViricides surges after update on skin drug
 ** Tyson Foods Inc: up 2.5 pct
 BUZZ-Tyson Foods: Stephens starts with 'buy'; says "attractive entry point"

 ** Western Digital Corp: down 2.4 pct
 ** Micron Technology Inc: down 1.4 pct
 BUZZ-Western Digital, Micron: Fall on Susquehanna memory trend forecast

 ** Delta Air Lines: up 1.4 pct
 BUZZ-Delta Air Lines: Shares rise as co says demand solid in Q1
 ** Gaia Inc: down 15.7 pct
 BUZZ-Gaia Inc: Slips on quarterly miss, slower subscriber growth
 ** Precipio Inc: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ-Precipio Inc: Jumps in heavy volume on strong order flow
 ** Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 4.0 pct
 BUZZ-Pacira Pharma falls on deal to buy maker of non-opioid pain relief system

 ** Document Security Systems: up 58.7 pct
 BUZZ-Document Security Systems: Eyes best day in a year
 ** Staffing 360 Solutions: up 5.0 pct
 BUZZ-Staffing 360 Solutions: Set for best day in nearly 1-1/2 months

 ** General Electric: up 0.3 pct
 BUZZ-GE's 2019 stock roll in focus as CEO set to talk
 ** GreenSky Inc: up 13.5 pct
 BUZZ-GreenSky: Having best day since team up with AmEx
 ** Endo International Plc: down 5.6 pct
 BUZZ-Endo: Falls as Leerink downgrades on opioid lawsuit risks
 ** Exxon Mobil Corp: down 0.2 pct
 ** Chevron Corp: up 0.1 pct
 BUZZ-Exxon dips, Chevron gains as Permian plans unveiled
 ** Align Technology: down 6.2 pct
 BUZZ-Align Tech: Grinds to bottom of S&P on order to shut stores
 ** Willis Towers Watson Plc: up 6.6 pct
 ** Aon Plc: down 3.5 pct
 BUZZ-Willis Towers Watson: At record high on report of Aon's buyout interest

 ** Harley-Davidson Inc: up 0.6 pct
 BUZZ-Harley-Davidson Inc: Up after move into electric bikes for kids

 ** Bionano Genomics: up 17.8 pct
 BUZZ-Bionano Genomics: Jumps on results from human genome study
 ** Graftech International: down 9.3 pct
 BUZZ-GrafTech Int'l: Slides as Brookfield looks to lighten up
 ** Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ-Marinus Pharma: Jefferies starts coverage, sees near-term drivers

 ** Pedevco: up 9.4 pct
 BUZZ-Pedevco: Jumps on deal to convert all debt into equity
 ** Barnes & Noble Education: down 27.9 pct
 BUZZ-Barnes & Noble Education: Plunges on sales miss as fewer students turn
 ** Psychemedics Corp: down 24.2 pct
 BUZZ-Psychemedics: Trips on 63 pct fall in Q4 profit
 ** Electronic Arts: down 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-EA: Drops as Cowen says "Apex Legends" scorching run is cooling

 ** John Wiley & Sons: down 16.0 pct
 BUZZ-John Wiley & Sons: Slips after weak Q3 report
 ** Citigroup: down 1.6 pct    
 ** Wells Fargo: down 1.0 pct
 ** Morgan Stanley: down 1.1 pct
 ** Goldman Sachs: down 0.8 pct
 ** Bank of America: down 0.3 pct
 BUZZ-Big U.S. banks trading lower
 ** Pluralsight: down 6.5 pct
 BUZZ-Pluralsight slumps on follow-on, convertible debt offering plans

 ** G1 Therapeutics: down 1.0 pct
 BUZZ-G1 Therapeutics lagging in 2019 ahead of investor day
 ** Planet Fitness: up 1.8 pct
 BUZZ-Planet Fitness: Shares lifted to record high by Kohl's partnership

 ** Turning Point Brands: up 13.5 pct
 BUZZ-Turning Point Brands: Surges on strong Q4 sales
 ** Spotifty Technology SA: up 4.8 pct at $145.85
 BUZZ-Spotify: Streaming higher on upbeat India numbers

 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 Communication Services             up 0.36 pct
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.52 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.01 pct
 Energy                             down 0.51 pct
 Financial                          down 0.54 pct
 Health                             up 0.18 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.02 pct
 Information Technology             down 0.21 pct
 Materials                          down 0.28 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.55 pct
 Utilities                          up 0.03 pct
 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)
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