September 27, 2018 / 6:10 PM / a month ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Apple, Amazon, Airlines, Conagra, Geron

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U.S. stocks rose in a broad rally on Thursday, boosted by Apple and other FAANG
shares as well as the Federal Reserve's confidence in the strength of the
economy.
    At 13:40 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.51 percent at
26,519.93. The S&P 500 was up 0.59 percent at 2,923.19 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.93 percent at 8,064.718.
  
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Wellcare Health Plans Inc, up 5 pct
 ** Alaska Air Group Inc, up 3.5 pct
 ** Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 3 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Conagra Brands Inc, down 7 pct
 ** Carnival Corp, down 5.1 pct
 ** Campbell Soup Co, down 4.6 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** India Globalization Capital Inc, up 38.6 pct
 ** Ra Medical Systems Inc, up 17.1 pct
 ** Cameco Corp, up 16 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Ferrellgas Partners LP, down 18.1 pct
 ** Orchids Paper Products Co, down 12 pct
 ** Level Brands Inc, down 11 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Achieve Life Sciences Inc, up 81.7 pct
 ** RXI Pharmaceuticals Corp, up 34.6 pct
 ** Bionano Genomics Inc, up 30.1 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Geron Corp, down 63.7 pct   
 ** Urovant Sciences Ltd, down 23 pct
 ** Altimmune Inc, down 21.5 pct
  
 
 ** Alaska Air Group Inc: up 3.5 pct
 ** Hawaiian Holdings Inc: up 1.0 pct
 ** Spirit Airlines Inc: up 1.2 pct
 ** Delta Air Lines Inc: up 1.4 pct
 ** Southwest Airlines Co: up 1.3 pct
 ** JetBlue Airways Corp: up 2.3 pct
 BUZZ-U.S. airlines rise as Imperial Capital hikes PTs
 
 ** Aetna Inc: up 0.7 pct 
 Aetna to sell one of its prescription plan units to WellCare
 
 ** Arvinas Inc: 
 ** Sutro Biopharma Inc: up 0.1 pct
 ** Urovant Sciences Ltd: down 23.0 pct
 BUZZ-Biotech IPOs: Mixed diagnosis
 ** Geron Corp: down 63.7 pct 
 BUZZ-Bleeding out as Janssen terminates imetelstat collaboration  
 
 ** Accenture Plc: down 1.5 pct
 BUZZ-FY profit forecast below estimates 
 
 ** Bed Bath & Beyond Inc: down 21.1 pct 
 BUZZ-Falls on profit miss and forecast cut
 BUZZ-Set for 18 year low after dismal results
    
 ** NetApp Inc: down 0.4 pct 
 BUZZ-HK-listed Lenovo hits over 2-year high on cooperation with NetApp

 
 ** CyberArk Software Ltd: up 6.5 pct 
 BUZZ-Morgan Stanley ups rating on near-term growth durability
 
 ** Apple Inc: up 2.7 pct 
 BUZZ-JPM starts with "overweight" on pricing power, faster transition to
services business
 
 ** Cameco Corp: up 16.0 pct 
 BUZZ-Leaps on favorable ruling from Tax Court of Canada
 
 ** Amazon.com Inc: up 2.0 pct 
 BUZZ-Stifel raises revenue outlook, price target
 
 ** PetIQ Inc: down 1.7 pct 
 BUZZ-Falls on discounted stock offering
     
 ** Hecla Mining Co: down 5.2 pct
 ** Southern Copper Corp: down 0.7 pct
 ** Teck Resources Ltd: up 0.1 pct
 ** Freeport-McMoran Inc: down 2.0 pct
 BUZZ-Copper miners pulled down by falling copper prices
 
 ** Applied Optoelectronics Inc: down 9.9 pct 
 BUZZ-Slips as Loop Capital downgrades
    
 ** WellCare Health Plans Inc: up 4.9 pct 
 BUZZ-Up on deal for Aetna asset
 
 ** Kimbell Royalty Partners LP: down 6.2 pct 
 BUZZ-Falls on 3 mln unit offering
    
 ** Lexington Realty Trust: up 4.5 pct 
 BUZZ-Wells Fargo sees better performance post JV
    
 ** Philip Morris International Inc: up 1.5 pct 
 BUZZ-Pares forecast-driven losses as Investors Day rolls
    
 ** Protagonist Therapeutics Inc: up 18.1 pct 
 BUZZ-Jumps after getting 'fast track' status for blood disorder drug

    
 ** Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc: down 2.0 pct
 BUZZ-Jumps on deal for Novartis' Kymriah in China   
 
 ** Achieve Life Sciences Inc: down 63.7 pct 
 BUZZ-Soars on positive data for new smoking cessation formula
    
 ** Conagra Brands Inc: down 7.0 pct
 ** Kellogg Co: down 2.1 pct
 ** J M Smucker Co: down 2.2 pct 
 ** Campbell Soup Co: down 4.6 pct
 BUZZ-Conagra: Falls after missing Q1 estimates
 BUZZ-Conagra, McCormick weigh on other packaged food makers
 
 ** McCormick & Co: down 1.1 pct 
 BUZZ-Skids on unappetizing full year sales outlook
    
 ** BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc: up 0.7 pct
 BUZZ-Dips as sponsors ring the register 3 months after IPO
 
 ** CarMax Inc: down 1.0 pct 
 BUZZ-Baird upgrades, citing accelerating comps
 
 ** ChemoCentryx Inc: down 15.3 pct 
 BUZZ-Slips on stock offering plan
 
 ** Veru Inc: down 17.6 pct 
 BUZZ-Drops on discounted stock deal
 
 ** GW Pharmaceuticals plc: up 6.2 pct
 BUZZ-At record high after marijuana drug cleared by DEA
 
 ** H.B. Fuller Co: down 7.6 pct
 BUZZ-Shares fall on Q3 miss, cut in forecast
 
 ** Carnival Corp: down 5.2 pct
 BUZZ-Weak forecast sinks stock, drags peers
 
 ** Aircastle Ltd: up 5.3 pct
 BUZZ-Rises after Cowen upgrades to "outperform"
 
 ** Cenovus Energy Inc: up 6.5 pct
 BUZZ-Gains on crude oil transport deal
    
 ** LAIX Inc: up 10.4 pct
 BUZZ-Soars in market debut
 
 ** Wheaton Precious Metals Corp: up 4.0 pct
 BUZZ-Cameco ruling lifts shares
 
 ** Restoration Robotics Inc: up 16.1 pct
 BUZZ-Surges as William Blair starts with 'outperform'
    
 ** Southern Co: up 2.3 pct 
 BUZZ-Up after owners agree to continue nuclear plant expansion
    
 ** Foundation Building Materials Inc: up 5.4 pct
 BUZZ-Eyes best one-day gain after selling unit
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.69 pct
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.23 pct
 Energy                             up 0.24 pct
 Financial                          up 0.21 pct
 Health                             up 0.65 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.39 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.85 pct
 Materials                          down 0.72 pct
 Real Estate                        up 0.53 pct
 Teleservices                       up 1.22 pct
 Utilities                          up 1.20 pct
 
 (Compiled by Manogna Maddipatla)
  
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