U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Homebuilders, Wellcare, Shoe Carnival, Avon, DropCar


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Wall Street's main indexes were lower on Wednesday, as a prolonged inversion in the U.S. treasury yield curve fanned worries of an economic slowdown.

At 13:21 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.28 percent at 25,586.65. The S&P 500 was down 0.48 percent at 2,804.92 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.71 percent at 7,636.528.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Wellcare Health, up 10.1 pct

** Pultegroup Inc, up 5.1 pct

** Lennar, up 4.4 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Centene Corp, down 6.9 pct

** Fortinet, down 4.2 pct

** Western Digital Corp, down 4 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** CorMedix iNC, up 27.1 pct

** Navios Maritime, up 26.4 pct

** Drexn Reg Ber3x, up 25.7 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** At Home Group Inc, down 19.2 pct [nL3N21E2WZ

** Ra Medical Systems Inc, down 12.1 pct

** Avon Products Inc, down 10.3 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Reebonz Holding Ltd, up 173.3 pct

** Castor Maritime Inc, up 55.1 pct

** Navios Maritime Containers LP, up 50 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Phunware Inc, down 46.7 pct

** Abeona Therapeutics Inc, down 30.2 pct

** DropCar Inc, down 28.3 pct

** Wellcare Health Plans Inc: up 10.1 pct

** Centene Corp: down 6.9 pct

** CVS Health Corp: down 3.1 pct

WellCare Health Plans: Surges on Centene deal

Street View: Centene shares drop after WellCare deal

CVS Health drops as Centene set to acquire WellCare

** Lennar Corp: up 4.4 pct

** Toll Brothers: up 2.5 pct

** D.R. Horton: up 2.7 pct

** PulteGroup: up 5.1 pct

** Cavco: up 0.8 pct

** LGI Homes: up 7.1 pct

Homebuilders hit near 7-month high as optimism builds

Lennar Corp sees improving housing market, shares now higher

** Cronos Group Inc: down 10.1 pct

Cronos Group: Drops after Canaccord Genuity says sell

** Skechers USA Inc: up 3.6 pct

Skechers gaining momentum, says Susquehanna, raises to "positive"

** CBL Properties: down 21.2 pct

CBL Properties: Hits record low after suspending dividend

** Shoe Carnival Inc: up 20.3 pct

Shoe Carnival: Jumps as strong Q4 sets co for FY19 beat

** At Home Group Inc: down 19.1 pct

At Home Group: Drops after Q4 profit miss, weak forecast

** Avon Products Inc: down 9.1 pct

Avon: Down as optimism around potential sale wears off

** DropCar Inc: down 28.3 pct

Dropcar: Sputters on deep-discounted direct stock offering

** Moleculin Biotech Inc: down 27.0 pct

Moleculin Biotech: Down after proposed public offering

** PagSeguro Digital Ltd: up 1.1 pct

PagSeguro Digital: JP Morgan sees TPV to remain solid; upgrades to 'overweight'

** Tesla Inc: up 2.3 pct

Tesla: Chairman Denholm says Musk uses Twitter "wisely"

** Ralph Lauren Corp: up 2.6 pct

Wells Fargo says Ralph Lauren 'rare standout', upgrades to 'outperform'

** Papa John's International Inc: up 1.0 pct premarket

Papa John's: Stifel says investor optimism outweighs fundamentals, upgrades

** Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc: down 0.2 pct

Cowen cuts PT, Q2 estimate on Walgreens as it faces issues similar to CVS

** Scotts Miracle-Gro Co: down 1.0 pct

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co: Raymond James downgrades; expects U.S. consumer sales to moderate

** Lannett Company Inc: up 4.9 pct

Lannett: Up as FDA approves co's generic version of stroke drug

** OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd: up 3.5 pct

OneSpaWorld: "Even Orchids of Asia didn't generate this much FCF"

** Axsome Therapeutics Inc: up 4.8 pct

Axsome: FDA grants 'Breakthrough Therapy' label to depression drug

** Oil States International Inc: up 6.6 pct

Oil States International: Raymond James upgrades; says valuation, estimates support entry

** SecureWorks Corp: down 11.9 pct

SecureWorks: Gloomy forecast, revenue miss weigh on shares

** Square Inc: down 1.8 pct

Square: Up as Macquarie says "buy"

** Lumentum Holdings Inc: up 2.7 pct

Optical makers: Top analyst upgrades Lumentum to 'overweight', downgrades Acacia

** Navios Maritime Containers LP: up 50.0 pct

Navios Maritime Containers: Stock soars as JPM starts at "overweight"

** KeyW Holding Corp: up 1.7 pct

Seaport upgrades KeyW Holding to 'buy'

** Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc: up 1.3 pct

Jazz Pharma: Gains after sleep disorder drug soothes Xyrem woes

** Merus NV: up 3.9 pct

** Seattle Genetics Inc: down 0.1 pct

** Immunomedics Inc: down 0.3 pct

** Xencor Inc: up 1.1 pct

An investor's shortlist for next Regeneron - Berenberg

** DowDuPont Inc: down 1.1 pct

DowDuPont: Drops on losing place in Dow Industrials

** Qualcomm Inc: down 1.8 pct

Qualcomm: JPM starts with 'neutral' on downside risk from Apple litigation

** Pfizer Inc: down 0.8 pct

Pfizer heart medicine tafamidis could snag early U.S. approval - BMO Capital

** Carmax Inc: up 2.9 pct

Carmax jumps to 10-week high, reports Fri

** Carbo Ceramics Inc: down 10.3 pct

Carbo Ceramics: Erases YTD gains as losing place in S&P 600 extends slide

** Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 17.0 pct

Syndax Pharma: Surges on $26.2 mln stock and warrant offering at premium

** Titan Machinery Inc: down 15.3 pct

Titan Machinery: Bleak outlook, surprise Q4 loss weigh

** ImmuCell Corp: down 13.7 pct

Immucell: Hits 16-month low as $9 mln stock deal prices

** Warrior Met Coal Inc: up 6.3 pct

Warrior Met Coal: Charges to 10-month high on buyback, div plans

** Altria Group Inc: down 0.7 pct

** Philip Morris International Inc: down 1.7 pct

Philip Morris, Altria hit by Imperial Brands' U.S. caution

** ChemoCentryx Inc: up 7.6 pct

ChemoCentryx Inc jumps to 6-mth high, B. Riley FBR raises PT

** Monster Beverage Corp: down 1.4 pct

Monster Beverage: UBS "Reign(s)" in expectations

** Gildan Activewear Inc: down 1.0 pct

Gildan Activewear falls on 2019, Q1 EPS outlook cut

** Nio Inc: up 1.7 pct

Tesla rival Nio stemming 5-day skid after China slashes EV subsidies

** iRhythm Technologies: down 13.9 pct

iRhythm Technologies: Drops on reported reimbursement cut for heart monitor

** Arcos Dorados Holdings: down 7.8 pct

Arcos Dorados Holdings down after earnings

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

down 0.57 pct

Consumer Discretionary

down 0.23 pct

Consumer Staples

down 0.45 pct

Energy

down 0.55 pct

Financial

down 0.17 pct

Health

down 0.89 pct

Industrial

down 0.01 pct

Information Technology

down 0.73 pct

Materials

up 0.03 pct

Real Estate

down 0.31 pct

Utilities

down 0.58 pct




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