U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Blackstone, Honeywell, Mustang Bio, Canopy Growth, Union Pacific

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U.S. stocks dipped in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as another drop in healthcare stocks overshadowed gains from industrials after upbeat earnings.

At 11:16 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.24 percent at 26,513.38. The S&P 500 was down 0.05 percent at 2,899.1 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.22 percent at 7,978.32.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** United Rentals Inc up 7.6 pct

** Snap-On Inc up 6.4 pct

** Union Pacific Corp up 4.6 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Genuine Parts Co down 4.4 pct

** Pfizer Inc down 2.8 pct

** Fortinet Inc down 2.7 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** Brigham Minerals Inc up 11.4 pct

** Puxin Ltd up 8.5 pct

** Canopy Growth Corp up 8.4 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Jumia Technologies AG down 17.6 pct

** PagSeguro Digital Ltd down 12.1 pct

** Skechers USA Inc down 11.3 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Mustang Bio Inc up 145.5 pct

** Greenlane Holdings Inc up 40.7 pct

** Amyris Inc up 15.3 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Stoneco Ltd down 22.8 pct

** Centric Brnds Inc down 16.3 pct

** Sleep Number Corp down 15.6 pct

** Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc : down 14.4 pct

Falls on $50 mln stock offering

** Pier 1 Imports Inc : down 17.2 pct

Pier 1 Imports falls on weak same store sales, CFO departure

** Mustang Bio Inc : up 145.5 pct

** Fortress Biotech Inc : up 18.9 pct

'Bubble boy disease' therapy data lifts Mustang Bio, parent Fortress

** Alcoa Corp : down 4.4 pct

Dented by Q1 miss, demand outlook trim

** Bank of New York Mellon Corp : down 0.2 pct

Street View: BNY Mellon pressured by lackluster growth forecast

** Honeywell International Inc : up 3.1 pct

Up as air travel boom powers beat-and-raise quarter

Street View: Honeywell's visible earnings stream shows sustainable beat and raise dynamism

** Atlassian Corp : down 7.9 pct

Atlassian shares eye one-month low as Q3 billings disappoint

** ADTRAN Inc : up 11.4 pct

To open at over 6-week high on surprise profit

** Danaher Corp : up 2.5 pct

Street View: Strong start to the year for Danaher

** Snap Inc : down 2.4 pct

Wedbush sees limited upside, downgrades to 'neutral

** OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc : down 13.1 pct

Gains as shareholders approve merger with Mereo

** Blackstone Group LP : up 7.0 pct

Climbs on corporate conversion

** United Rentals Inc : up 7.6 pct

Rises after quarterly results beat

** Skechers USA Inc : down 11.3 pct

Trips on weak current-quarter outlook

** Limelight Networks Inc : down 2.3 pct

Falls on disappointing results, Cowen cuts PT

** Greenbrier Cos Inc : up 4.0 pct

Climbs on $400 mln deal to expand North America footprint

** Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc :down 1.7 pct

Up as company tweaks trial goal, raising chances of success

** E*TRADE Financial Corp : up 2.2 pct

E*TRADE Financial rises after topping quarterly results, analysts upbeat

** Moleculin Biotech Inc : up 11.5 pct

Up on FDA's fast track status for leukemia drug

** Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc : down 32.6 pct

Falls after pricing equity offering

** Union Pacific Corp : up 4.6 pct

Up after chugging past weather woes to beat profit estimates

** Check Point Software Technologies Ltd : down 8.2 pct

Falls on Q2 forecast

** Snap-on Inc : up 6.4 pct

Jumps on biggest profit beat in at least 2 yrs

** Genuine Parts Co : down 4.4 pct

Down on Q1 rev, profit miss

** Neovasc Inc : up 9.3 pct

Surges on patent settlement

** Altria Group Inc : down 2.4 pct

** British American Tobacco : down 1.2 pct

Tobacco cos dip after McConnell plans bill to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products

** KeyCorp : down 1.8 pct

** Regions Financial Corp : down 2.1 pct

** BB&T Corp : down 1.1 pct

Shares of regional banks fall after mixed first quarter results

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

down 0.08 pct

Consumer Discretionary

down 0.05 pct

Consumer Staples

up 0.02 pct


down 0.64 pct


up 0.08 pct


down 0.75 pct


up 0.80 pct

Information Technology

down 0.02 pct


down 0.10 pct

Real Estate

up 0.35 pct


up 0.33 pct

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