October 3, 2018 / 4:44 PM / 2 months ago

BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Tesla, AMD, Baker Hughes, PulteGroup, J. C. Penney

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new high on Wednesday, leading gains in
the three major Wall Street indexes, driven by a jump in financial and
technology stocks and a robust monthly private payrolls report.
    At 12:05 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.56 percent at
26,923.08. The S&P 500 was up 0.36 percent at 2,933.92 and the Nasdaq
Composite was up 0.36 percent at 8,027.974.
  
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Wynn Resorts Ltd, up 4.1 pct
 ** Brighthouse Financial Inc, up 4 pct
 ** SVB Financial Group, up 3.7 pct
 
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** Advanced Micro Devices Inc, down 3.6 pct
 ** Baker Hughes, down 2.8 pct
 ** PulteGroup Inc, down 2.7 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Jupai Holdings Ltd, up 17.3 pct
 ** Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A., up 14 pct
 ** Enzo Biochem Inc, up 11.4 pct
 
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Oragenics Inc, down 41.6 pct
 ** India Globalization Capital Inc, down 29.9 pct
 ** Acuity Brands Inc, down 14.8 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Vtv Therapeutics Inc, up 140.5 pct
 ** Upwork Inc, up 39.9 pct
 ** VistaGen Therapeutics Inc, up 38.2 pct
 
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** I-Am Capital Acquisition Co, down 38 pct
 ** Davidstea Inc, down 26.7 pct
 ** Tocagen Inc, down 17.8 pct
 
 
 ** Thomson Reuters Corp: up 5.9 pct
 BUZZ-Shares rise after early results of tender offers
 
 ** J. C. Penney Co Inc: up 8.0 pct
 BUZZ-Rises as new CEO spurs turnaround hopes
 J. C. Penney names retail veteran, Joann Stores chief as new CEO
 
 ** Tesla Inc: down 2.8 pct
 BUZZ-Tesla Q3 numbers draw mixed Street views
 Tesla worried by China tariffs even as deliveries surge
 
 ** Marathon Petroleum Corp: up 2.9 pct
 BUZZ-Barclays "buy" rating fuels gains
 
 ** Michael Kors Holdings Ltd: up 2.3 pct
 BUZZ-As Michael Kors becomes Capri, Versace a source of future upside - Citi 

 
 ** General Motors Co: up 2.4 pct
 BUZZ-Shares rise, Honda Motor Co picks up GM Cruise stake
 
 ** Tempur Sealy International Inc: up 11.0 pct
 BUZZ-Rises from slumber on Mattress Firm bankruptcy plans
 Mattress Firm planning bankruptcy filing as soon as this week -sources

 
 ** Peabody Energy Corp: up 1.6 pct
 BUZZ-Stock pares some early-session gains
 Peabody Energy in talks to buy Drummond to expand global footprint-WSJ

 
 ** Upwork Inc: up 39.9 pct
 BUZZ-Makes it look easy
 
 ** Alcoa Corp: up 6.6 pct
 ** Century Aluminum Co: down 12.8 pct
 BUZZ-Norsk Hydro halts Brazil alumina output: Alcoa shines, Century Aluminum
falls
 Aluminium rallies to 5-week high as Hydro shuts Brazil output
 
 ** Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 6.1 pct
 BUZZ-Up on FDA approval for lead antibiotic
 
 ** Axos Financial Inc: up 3.8 pct
 BUZZ-Axos buy of COR Clearing "appears to be attractive" - Raymond James

 
 ** ADMA Biologics Inc: up 1.5 pct
 BUZZ-Gains on FDA nod for plasma collection center
 
 ** Endologix Inc: up 12.5 pct
  BUZZ-Gains after raising lower end of FY18 sales forecast
 
 ** Epizyme Inc: down 3.5 pct
 BUZZ-Falls further on $75 mln stock offering
 
 ** Pain Therapeutics Inc: up 77.1 pct
 BUZZ-Jumps ahead of strategic update
 
 ** Bilibili Inc: up 9.1 pct
 BUZZ-Jumps on Tencent's equity investment
 
 ** Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 14.3 pct
 BUZZ-Plumbing new record lows on stock offering
 
 ** VistaGen Therapeutics Inc: up 38.2 pct
 BUZZ-Climbs on Fast Track status for pain drug
 
 ** Trovagene Inc: up 0.6 pct
 BUZZ-Rises on license pact with MIT
 
 ** Aclaris Therapeutics Inc: up 2.2 pct
 ** Dermira Inc: up 10.6 pct
 ** Revance Therapeutics Inc: up 1.2 pct
 BUZZ-Get your skin in the game, Cantor Fitzgerald tells dermatology investors

 
 ** Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc: up 6.7 pct
 BUZZ-Gains on license pact with NCI
 
 ** Neovasc Inc: up 24.0 pct
 BUZZ-Surges on positive data from first patient in U.S. trial
 
 
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 
 
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.14 pct
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.18 pct
 Energy                             up 0.58 pct
 Financial                          up 1.13 pct
 Health                             up 0.10 pct
 Industrial                         up 0.71 pct
 Information Technology             up 0.64 pct
 Materials                          down 0.02 pct
 Real Estate                        down 0.09 pct
 Teleservices                       up 0.53 pct
 Utilities                          down 0.84 pct
 
 (Compiled by Shanti S Nair in Bengaluru)
  
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