April 25, 2017 / 5:52 PM / 7 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE- McDonald's, Caterpillar, Alcoa, LSB Industries

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The Nasdaq crossed the 6,000 threshold for the first time on Tuesday, while the
Dow registered triple-digit gains as strong earnings underscored the health of
Corporate America.
    At 13:35 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.19 percent at
21,011.56. The S&P 500 was up 0.62 percent at 2,388.87 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.72 percent at 6,027.077.
 
 Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'
 BUZZ-Homebuilder shares down, Canadian lumber shares gain
 
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the S&P 500:
 ** Caterpillar Inc, up 7.5 pct at $104.10
 ** Waters Corp, up 6.7 pct at $170.93
 ** Netflix Inc, up 6.2 pct at $152.73
 
 The top three percentage losers on the S&P 500:
 ** Ryder System Inc, down 12.5 pct at $69.34
 ** Express Scripts, down 12.3 pct at $58.98
 ** Nielsen Holdings, down 4.5 pct at $39.72
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the NYSE:
 ** LSB Industries, up 31.2 pct at $9.64
 ** Nord Anglia Education, up 17.8 pct at $32.55
 ** Wabash National Corp, up 15.5 pct at $23.51
 
 The top three percentage losers on the NYSE:
 ** Gafisa SA, down 28.2 pct at $11.89
 ** NGL Energy Partners, down 21.4 pct at $17.05
 ** Ryder System Inc, down 12.5 pct at $69.34
 
 The top three percentage gainers on the Nasdaq:
 ** China Commerical Credit, up 46.1 pct at $2.06
 ** China Auto Logistics, up 20.7 pct at $3.22
 ** Atlanticus Holdings Corp, up 19.4 pct at $3.16
 
 The top three percentage losers on the Nasdaq:
 ** Trovagene Inc , down 18.9 pct at $3.68
 ** Heidrick & Struggles, down 15.3 pct at $22.65
 ** Cyclacel Pharma, down 15 pct at $6.25
 
 
 ** McDonald's Corp: up 5.7 pct at $141.93
 UPDATE 2-McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gathers steam
 BUZZ - Hits life high as profit, revenue beat est
 
 ** Caterpillar Inc: up 7.5 pct at $104.10
 UPDATE 4-Caterpillar's profit trounces estimates; shares jump
 BUZZ-Caterpillar: the reflation trade
 
 ** Nord Anglia Education Inc: up 17.8 pct at $32.55
 UPDATE 1-Nord Anglia Education to be taken private by CPPIB, Baring

 
 ** Lockheed Martin Corp: down 2.6 pct at $269.09
 UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin's sales miss estimates, shares drop
 
 ** AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc: up 10.1 pct at $40.39
 UPDATE 2-Tyson Foods beefs up prepared foods with AdvancePierre buy

 BUZZ-AdvancePierre Foods Holdings: A tasty sandwich
 BUZZ- Delicious deal for timely options buyers
 ** Express Scripts Holding Co: down 12.3 pct at $58.98
 UPDATE 2-Express Scripts says likely to lose top client Anthem
 BUZZ-Pounded: Express Scripts set to lose major contract 
 BUZZ- Biggest customer Anthem says won't renew contract
 
 ** Humana Inc: up 2.7 pct at $219.51
 UPDATE 1-U.S. health insurer Humana raises 2017 profit forecast
 BUZZ- Rises after better-than-expected Q1 profit
 
 ** Alcoa Corp: up 8.5 pct at $36.14
 BUZZ- Q1 profit tops market expectations
 
 ** DuPont: up 3.4 pct at $82.03
 ** Dow Chemical Co: up 3.1 pct at $64.75
 UPDATE 4-DuPont profit beats on strong seed demand
 
 ** Barrick Gold Corp: down 10.2 pct at $17.09
 UPDATE 2-Barrick Gold slashes Argentina mine output forecast after spill

 BUZZ- Worst day since Oct after profit miss, output forecast cut
 
 ** Unisys Corp: up 6.3 pct at $11.85
 BUZZ-Shares jump after surprise Q1 profit
 
 ** Capricor Therapeutics Inc: up 6.5 pct at $3.29
 BRIEF-Capricor Therapeutics announces positive six-month results from
randomized phase I/II hope clinical trial
 
 ** Biogen Inc: up 3.6 pct at $286.81
 UPDATE 3-Biogen profit beats on surprisingly strong Spinraza sales
 BUZZ- Q1 revenue, profit beat estimates on strong Spinraza sales
 
 ** Gannett Co Inc: up 4.1 pct at $9.06
 BRIEF-Gannett reports first-quarter loss
 
 ** Straight Path Communications Inc: up 12.7 pct at $125.00
 UPDATE 2-Straight Path receives "superior" offer to AT&T's buyout bid

 
 ** ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 31.2 pct at $0.81
 BRIEF-Contravir Pharmaceuticals announces proposed public offering of common
stock
   
 ** Epizyme Inc: up 16.1 pct at $17.30
 BUZZ- Jumps 14 pct as drug gets fast track designation
 
 ** CTi Biopharma Corp: up 7.5 pct at $4.28
 BUZZ- Hits 1-mth high on expansion of tie-up with Servier
 
 ** Centene Corp: up 2.4 pct at $73.74
 UPDATE 2-Health insurer Centene's quarterly profit, revenue beat Street

 BUZZ-Centene Corp: Q1 profit, revenue tops estimates
 
 ** Fitbit Inc: up 2.0 pct at $5.78
 BUZZ-Benchmark initiates with "buy"
 
 ** Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 0.7 pct at $1.51
 BUZZ- Additional drug data delights
 ** Uniqure NV: up 2.8 pct at $5.07
 BRIEF-UniQure receives EMA agency priority medicines (PRIME) designation for
AMT-060
 
 ** Heidrick & Struggles International Inc: down 15.3 pct at $22.65
 BRIEF-Heidrick & Struggles reports first-quarter earnings
 
 ** Jakks Pacific Inc: down 5.8 pct at $4.90
 BRIEF-Jakks Pacific Q1 loss per share $1.01
 
 ** Capella Education Co: up 2.8 pct at $94.30
 BRIEF-Capella Education reports first-quarter earnings 
 
 ** Tupperware Brands Corp: up 12.3 pct at $73.74
 BUZZ- Hits 2-1/2-year high on Q1 revenue, profit beat
 
 ** ImmunoGen Inc: up 6.1 pct at $4.36
 BUZZ- Hits more than 10-month high
 
 **  Freeport-McMoRan Inc: up 5.8 pct at $12.95
 UPDATE 1-Freeport hit by Indonesia export ban, permit talks to start

 
 ** Tech Resources Ltd: down 6.2 pct at $20.60
 UPDATE 2-Teck Resources profit misses estimates as costs rise, shares slip

 BUZZ-Shares slip after Teck Resources' profit, revenue miss
 
 ** Brinker International Inc: down 2.3 pct at $44.43
 BUZZ- Worst day in 3 months after revenue miss
 
 ** Supervalu Inc: up 6.4 pct at $4.10
 BUZZ- Hits 5-mth high after strong Q4 report
 ** Laboratory Corp of America Holdings: down 3.5 pct at $139.53 
 BUZZ- Falls on lower profit forecast
 
 ** Radware Ltd: up 6.1 pct at $16.36 
 BUZZ- Touches over 18-month high after Q1 results beat
 
 ** Heartland Financial USA Inc: down 4.4 pct at $49.75 
 BUZZ-Heartland Financial dips after DA Davidson downgrade
 
 ** PulteGroup Inc: down 3.6 pct at $22.25 
 ** Masco Corp: up 4.9 pct at $36.76 
 ** Resolute Forest Products Inc: up 0.9 pct at $5.55 
 BUZZ-Homebuilder shares down, Canadian lumber shares gain
 
 ** LSB Industries Inc: up 31.2 pct at $9.64 
 BUZZ- Soars on Q1 results beat, rosy outlook
 
 ** KMG Chemicals Inc: up 8.4 pct at $48.87 
 BUZZ- Hits 18-yr high on Flowchem acquisition
 
 ** First NBC Bank Holding Co: down 12.7 pct at $2.93 
 BUZZ- Accounting restatement pressures stock
 
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.82 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.41 pct
 Energy                             up 0.55 pct
 Financial                          up 0.91 pct
 Health                             up 0.67 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.50 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.69 pct
 Materials                          up 1.39 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.01 pct
 Teleservices                       down 0.49 pct
 Utilities                          down 0.33 pct
 
 (Compiled by Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru)
  

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