U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Allergan, Amazon, Papa John's, Maxwell Tech


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U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday boosted by technology shares ahead of Alphabet's results after the bell, but declines in healthcare and energy stocks kept gains in check.

At 12:35 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.07 percent at 25,080.8. The S&P 500 was up 0.25 percent at 2,713.4 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.85 percent at 7,325.362.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Clorox Co, up 7 pct

** Sysco Corp, up 4.7 pct

** Raytheon Co, up 4 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Allergan Plc, down 4 pct

** Weyerhaeuser Co, down 3.6 pct

** AbbVie Inc, down 3.1 pct

The top NYSE percentage gainer:

** Navios Maritime Holdings Inc, up 37.9 pct

The top NYSE percentage loser:

** Medley Management Inc, down 23.5 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc, up 1,729.3 pct

** Maxwell Technologies Inc, up 49.7 pct

** Abeona Therapeutics Inc, up 28.8 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Phunware Inc, down 27.9 pct

** Check-Cap Ltd, down 27.6 pct

** Alliance MMA Inc, down 21.8 pct

** Simon Property Group: up 0.8 pct

Street View: looks compelling at current levels

** Evolus Inc: up 16.6 pct

Eyes best day ever after Botox rival gets FDA approval

** Papa John's International Inc: up 9.8 pct

Papa John's jumps as Starboard to make $200 mln investment

** Ultimate Software Group Inc: up 19.5 pct

** Paycom Software Inc: up 2.7 pct

** Workday Inc: up 0.8 pct

** Paylocity Holding Corp: up 5.7 pct

HR software maker Ultimate Software surges on $11 bln buyout deal

** Clorox Co: up 7.0 pct

Rises on biggest profit beat in two years

** Match Group Inc: down 1.2 pct

Drops as Goldman swipes left on Tinder-owner's stock

** Sysco Corp: up 4.7 pct

Rises after upbeat Q2, job cuts

** Maxwell Technologies Inc: up 49.7 pct

Surges as Tesla makes all-stock buyout offer

** Top Image Systems Ltd: up 60.0 pct

Jumps on buyout offer from a Thoma Bravo firm

** BioLineRx Ltd: up 20.9 pct

BioLineRx jumps after cancer treatment gets orphan drug status

** Amazon.com Inc: up 1.0 pct

Microsoft closing in on Amazon for $10 bln JEDI cloud deal -Wedbush

** Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 5.0 pct

Catalyst Pharma drops as Sanders to question spike in drug price

** Apple Inc: up 2.5 pct

** Netflix Inc: up 2.5 pct

** Activision Blizzard Inc: up 1.5 pct

** Sonos Inc: up 6.7 pct

** Amazon.com Inc: up 1.0 pct

** Alphabet Inc: up 1.1 pct

** Activision Blizzard Inc: up 1.5 pct

Apple: Netflix, Activision, Sonos potential targets - JPMorgan

** Triton International Ltd: down 7.9 pct

Triton Int'l sinks on double-downgrade by top-rated BoA analyst

** Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc: up 5.8 pct

Rises on deal with activist shareholder

** Thor Industries Inc: down 3.2 pct

** Winnebago Industries Inc: down 1.3 pct

U.S. motorhome makers: BMO cuts PT citing weakening demand

** Johnson Outdoors Inc: down 2.6 pct

Johnson Outdoors drops after earnings miss; warns of tariff impact

** Allergan plc: down 4.0 pct

Slips as FDA approves cheaper Botox rival

** Liberty Global plc: up 5.9 pct

Best day in a month on Sunrise-UPC speculation

** CME Group Inc: down 2.4 pct

Falls after lower trading volume for January

** Weatherford International Plc: up 22.5 pct

Weatherford soars as analysts shake off profit miss, focus on FCF generation

** Okta Inc: down 1.7 pct

KeyBanc downgrades Okta; plays cautious

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

up 0.45 pct

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.49 pct

Consumer Staples

up 0.44 pct

Energy

down 0.45 pct

Financial

up 0.08 pct

Health

down 0.91 pct

Industrial

up 0.44 pct

Information Technology

up 1.33 pct

Materials

down 0.77 pct

Real Estate

down 0.08 pct

Utilities

down 0.29 pct




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