March 6, 2019 / 3:35 PM / 3 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Abercrombie & Fitch, Nio, GE, Aon, Willis Towers

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U.S. stocks took a pause on Wednesday following a strong rally that started this
year as investors stayed on the sidelines, awaiting fresh developments on trade.


At 10:05 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.11 percent at
25,778.69. The S&P 500 was down 0.24 percent at 2,782.98 and the Nasdaq
Composite was down 0.20 percent at 7,561.238.
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Aon Plc, up 5.1 pct
 ** LyondellBasell Industries NV, up 4.3 pct
 ** Qualcomm Inc, up 2.6 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Willis Towers Watson Plc, down 6.6 pct
 ** Micron Technology, down 5.2 pct
 ** Brown Forman Corp, down 4.7 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Abercrombie & Fitch, up 18.2 pct
 ** Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc, up 16.8 pct
 ** J Jill Inc, up 13.1 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Nio Inc, down 16 pct
 ** Vivint Solar Inc, down 11.6 pct
 ** Capital Senior Living Corp, down 8 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Bio Path Holdings, up 71.6 pct
 ** AeroVironment Inc, up 22.9 pct
 ** AGM Group Holdings Inc, up 18 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Qutoutiao Inc, down 16.9 pct
 ** Cool Holdings Inc, down 14.2 pct
 ** Innerworkings, down 12.5 pct
 
 
 
 ** Acuity Brands: up 2.5 pct
 BUZZ-Acuity Brands: Credit Suisse raises to 'outperform'
 
 ** Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd: down 2.7 pct
 BUZZ-Teva: MS downgrades, says long-term revenue growth is unclear
 
 ** CymaBay Therapeutics: down 0.4 pct
 BUZZ-CymaBay Therapeutics: Drops on $100 mln stock deal to fund liver disease
drug
 
 ** Nexstar Media Group: up 0.8 pct
 BUZZ-Nexstar Media's momentum should continue - B.Riley
 
 ** ING Groep NV: down 4.1 pct
 BUZZ-ING Groep: Reports of money laundering weigh on U.S.-listed shares

 
 ** Ormat Technologies: down 1.2 pct
 BUZZ-Ormat Technologies: JPM cuts to 'neutral' on lack of 2019 catalysts

 
 ** Baozun Inc: down 4.8 pct
 BUZZ-Baozun Inc: Drops after Q4 profit misses
 
 ** Sarepta Therapeutics: down 8.6 pct
 BUZZ-Sarepta: Drops on $375 mln stock deal
 
 ** TripAdvisor Inc: down 2.5 pct
 BUZZ-TripAdvisor: Falls after top analyst downgrades to "underperform"

 
 ** Horizon Pharma Plc: down 3.7 pct
 BUZZ-Horizon Pharma: Down as DOJ questions certain payments
 
 ** Echo Global Logistics Inc: up 2.6 pct
 BUZZ-Echo Global Logistics: Up after MS raises to 'equal-weight'
 
 ** Aon Plc: up 5.1 pct
 ** Willis Towers Watson Plc: down 6.5 pct
 BUZZ-Aon: Jumps as it scraps plans to bid for Willis Towers
 
 ** Qutoutiao Inc: down 16.9 pct
 BUZZ-Qutoutiao Inc: Shares fall on wider Q4 loss
 
 ** Titan Medical Inc: down 9.0 pct
 BUZZ-Titan Medical Inc: Dips after equity raise plans
 
 ** LKQ Corp: up 1.3 pct
 BUZZ-LKQ: Guggenheim expects margin improvement, upgrades to 'buy'
 
 ** DPW Holdings Inc: up 12.6 pct
 BUZZ-DPW Holdings: Rises on $3 mln trim to debt load
 
 ** Tilray Inc: up 0.4 pct
 BUZZ-Tilray up on Portugal cannabis update
 
 ** Sea Ltd: down 3.9 pct
 BUZZ-Tencent-backed Sea Ltd slips after upsized $1.35 bln stock offering

 
 ** Thor Industries: down 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Thor Industries Inc: Falls after disappointing Q2 results
 
 ** CSX Corp: down 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-CSX Corp: Stifel cuts to 'hold' on valuation, less exciting 2019

    
 ** Abercrombie & Fitch: up 18.2 pct
 BUZZ-Abercrombie & Fitch surges as forecast, results top Wall St expectations

 
 ** Intelsat SA: up 0.5 pct
 BUZZ-Intelsat and SES: "Ignore the noise and buy the dip" -RBC
 
 ** Invitae Corp: down 0.1 pct
 BUZZ-Invitae Corp: Drops on discounted offering
  
 ** Stars Group: up 14.7 pct
 BUZZ-Stars Group: Set to open at 11-week low after rev miss
 
 ** Ascendis Pharma A/S: down 3.1 pct
 BUZZ-Ascendis Pharma: Dips on upsized $500 mln equity raise after stock soars

 
 ** Nio Inc: down 16.0 pct
 BUZZ-Nio Inc: Tesla rival warns of weak demand, drops plant plan
 
 ** Roku Inc: up 3.0 pct
 BUZZ-Roku Inc: Video streaming tailwinds prompt Wall St to raise targets

 
 ** Zayo Group Holdings Inc: up 5.6 pct
 BUZZ-Zayo poised for best day in 4 months as it evaluates strategic options

 
 ** Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 2.8 pct
 BUZZ-Alnylam: Falls as study throws safety profile of new drug into question

 
 ** Altria Group: up 0.6 pct
 ** British American Tobacco Plc: up 3.4 pct
 BUZZ-Tobacco stocks gain after FDA chief Gottlieb resigns
 
 ** United Natural Foods Inc: down 7.3 pct
 BUZZ-United Natural Foods drops as higher Supervalu integration costs hit
EBITDA
 
 ** VMware Inc: down 2.4 pct
 ** Pivotal Software Inc: down 4.7 pct
 BUZZ-VMware, Pivotal Software: Dell-owned companies drop on Goldman downgrades

 
 ** Fitbit Inc: up 2.2 pct
 BUZZ-Fitbit Inc: Rises on launching lower-cost fitness devices
 
 ** Chico's FAS Inc: down 4.5 pct
 BUZZ-Chico's: Stripped of YTD gains as sales slide continues
 
 ** General Electric Co: down 3.1 pct
 BUZZ-GE sinks anew as JP Morgan says $6 PT "looks generous"
    
    
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 Communication Services             up 0.12 pct
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.02 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.16 pct
 Energy                             down 1.65 pct
 Financial                          down 0.05 pct
 Health                             down 0.80 pct
 Industrial                         down 0.11 pct
 Information Technology             down 0.11 pct
 Materials                          up 0.33 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.01 pct
 Utilities                          down 0.10 pct
 
 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)
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