March 5, 2018 / 3:36 PM / 8 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Dermira, GTx, Sparton, Intrepid Potash

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the fifth straight day on Monday as
concerns about a global trade war following President Donald Trump's threat to
impose hefty tariffs kept investors on the edge.
    At 10:14 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.56 percent
at 24,401.85. The S&P 500 was down 0.55 percent at 2,676.49 and the
Nasdaq Composite was down 0.69 percent at 7,207.857.
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** XL Group Ltd, up 29.4 pct
 ** Monster Beverage Corp, up 4.2 pct
 ** Everest Re Group, up 4.1 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Dentsply Sirona Inc, down 4.5 pct
 ** Marriott International Inc, down 3.1 pct
 ** Nvidia Corp, down 2.8 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** XL Group Ltd, up 29.4 pct
 ** Intrepid Potash, up 10 pct
 ** Global Net Lease, up 8 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Sparton Corp, down 24.5 pct
 ** BRF SA, down 14.6 pct
 ** Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, down 13.4 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Clearside Biomedical Inc, up 44.1 pct
 ** Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Inc, up 41.2 pct
 ** Carver Bancorp Inc, up 25 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Dermira Inc, down 61.4 pct
 ** Nexeo Solutions Inc, down 2.4 pct
 ** NextDecade Corp, down 9.4 pct
 
 ** Qualcomm Inc: down 1.0 pct
 BUZZ-Qualcomm dips as U.S. panel seeks shareholder meeting delay
 UPDATE 1-U.S. security panel orders delay of Broadcom-Qualcomm showdown

 
 ** XL Group Ltd: up 29.4 pct
 UPDATE 3-AXA buys Bermuda-based XL for $15 bln in latest insurance mega-deal

 BUZZ-XL Group Ltd: Stock jumps on buyout offer from French insurer AXA

 
 ** Valeant Pharmaceuticals International: up 4.0 pct
 BUZZ-Valeant: Doing 'right' things, says Deutsche Bank, upgrades to 'buy'

 
 ** Jianpu Technology Inc: down 0.1 pct
 BUZZ-Jianpu Technology: Up on strong Q4 report
 
 ** Monster Beverage Corp up 4.2 pct
 BUZZ-Monster Beverage: Deutsche Bank raises to "buy"
 
 ** Sparton Corp: down 24.5 pct
 UPDATE 1-Britain's Ultra Electronics ends Sparton deal, shares slump

 BUZZ-Ultra Electronics: Sparton deal off, shares tank
 
 ** Corindus Vascular Robotics: up 3.1 pct
 BUZZ-Corindus Vascular Robotics leaps on FDA clearance
 
 ** ITUS Corp: up 10.7 pct
 BRIEF-ITUS Corp forms alliance with Serametrix Corp
 
 ** Clearside Biomedical: up 44.1 pct
 BUZZ-Clearside Biomedical: Soars after eye drug succeeds study
 UPDATE 1-Clearside Biomedical's eye treatment succeeds study, shares
surge    
    
 ** GTx Inc: up 22.1 pct
 BUZZ-GTX: Hits 4-year high on positive urinary incontinence drug data

 
 ** BRF SA: down 14.6 pct
 BUZZ-Brazil's food processor BRF SA falls on fresh police probe into fraud

 
 ** Finisar Corp up 3.3 pct
 BUZZ-Finisar: China demand should help meet estimates - Raymond James

 
 ** Vericel Corp: up 21.9 pct
 BRIEF-Vericel Q4 revenue rose 41 pct to $23.4 mln
 
 ** Intrepid Potash: up 10.0 pct
 ** Mosaic Co: up 1.9 pct
 ** CVR Partners LP: up 5.8 pct
 BUZZ-Cowen raises fertilizer stocks
 
 ** Zynerba Pharmaceuticals: up 0.1 pct
 BRIEF-Zynerba Pharma Plans To Conduct Single Pivotal Study Of ZYN002 In Fragile
X Syndrome To Support NDA Filing
 
 ** Sorrento Therapeutics: down 1.7 pct
 BUZZ-Sorrento Therapeutics: Up on positive response from early stage study

 
 ** Onconova Therapeutics: up 3.5 pct
 BUZZ-Onconova Therapeutics: Soars on license agreement
 
 ** Dermira Inc: down 61.4 pct
 BUZZ- Dermira Inc: Plunges after acne drug fails late-stage studies

 UPDATE 1-Dermira to abandon acne drug, shares crater
 
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 
 Consumer Discretionary             down 0.61 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.18 pct
 Energy                             down 0.32 pct
 Financial                          down 0.74 pct
 Health                             down 0.60 pct
 Industrial                         down 0.86 pct
 Information Technology             down 0.70 pct
 Materials                          down 0.55 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.78 pct
 Teleservices                       down 0.38 pct
 Utilities                          up 0.64 pct
 
 (Compiled by Munsif Vengattil; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
  
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