U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Illumina, Ford, Tower International, Spirit Airlines


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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit fresh record highs on Friday, as the indexes continued a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season.

At 11:35 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.53% at 27,231.09. The S&P 500 was up 0.22% at 3,006.62 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.37% at 8,226.064.





The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc , up 5%

** Capri Holdngs Ltd , up 4.2%

** United Rentals Inc , up 3.3%



The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Illumina Inc , down 14.7%

** Eli Lilly and Co , down 2.6%

** Abiomed Inc , down 2.5%



The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** Tower International Inc , up 69%

** Camber Energy Inc , up 44.7%

** Milacron Holdings Corp , up 25.1%



The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Energy Fuels Inc , down 25.9%

** U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc , down 14%

** CannTrust Holdings Inc , down 12.5%



The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Peck Co Holdings Inc , up 34.2%

** Hookipa Pharma Inc , up 27.7%

** Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB , up 20.1%



The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Illumina Inc , down 14.7%

** Soliton Inc , down 13.5%

** Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc , down 11%





** Innovative Industrial Properties Inc : down 10.6%

Slips from highs on stock deal plans



** Illumina Inc : down 14.7%

Loses shine after FY revenue forecast cut



** Spirit Airlines Inc : down 3.2%

Down after Q2 forecast disappoints



** EMCORE Corp : down 8.1%

Set to open at over 5-yr low after weak Q3 outlook



** U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc : down 14.0%

Shares down on forecast cut



** Hookipa Pharma Inc : up 27.7%

Surges after FDA allows human testing of cancer drug



** Ford Motor Co : up 2.1%

Higher as Volkswagen injects $2.6 bln in self-driving unit



** CannTrust Holdings Inc down 12.5%

Falls again after suspending cannabis product sales



** SenesTech Inc : down 13.8%

Slumps after discounted stock offering



** Snap Inc : up 1.3%

Goldman Sachs upgrades to 'buy' - thefly.com



** Milacron Holdings Corp : up 25.1%

** Hillenbrand Inc : down 10.2%

Jumps as Hillenbrand to buy company in ~$2 bln deal



** Altria Group Inc : up 1.1%

Rises after Goldman upgrades to buy - TheFly



** Ritter Pharmaceuticals Inc : up 1.9%

Rises on regained Nasdaq listing compliance



** Medicinova Inc : up 17.9%

Up on plans for single late-stage multiple sclerosis trial



** Anheuser Busch Inbev NV : down 1.3%

Slips on Asia IPO trouble



** Uxin Ltd : up 14.7%

Rises after agreeing to sell loan facilitation unit



** Medigus Ltd : up 15.7%

Jumps on meeting milestone in development deal



** Himax Technologies Inc : down 4.9%

Falls on stock downgrade



** Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP : down 2.3%

Falls after discounted equity offering



** McEwen Mining Inc : up 2.1%

Rises on potential new gold production source



** Tower International Inc : up 69.0%

To be taken private in $900 bln deal



** HP Inc : up 1.8%

** Dell Technologies : up 1.0%

HP Inc, Dell up as IDC, Gartner say PC shipments rose in Q2



** ShiftPixy : up 6.9%

Bounces on share buyback



** Voyager Therapeutics Inc : up 2.1%

Voyager's Huntington's drug could become an important product



** Stitch Fix Inc : up 1.8%

Looks good with Goldman upgrade



** Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc : up 7.8%

Apellis Pharma gains as J.P. Morgan upgrades to "overweight"



** GrubHub Inc : up 3.5%

Gains after Goldman Sachs raises price target



The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

up 0.24%

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.85%

Consumer Staples

up 0.42%

Energy

up 0.38%

Financial

up 0.08%

Health

down 1.01%

Industrial

up 1.02%

Information Technology

up 0.50%

Materials

up 0.55%

Real Estate

down 0.27%

Utilities

down 0.47%




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