U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Walmart, Southwest Airlines, Tesla, CVS Health, Barrick Gold


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U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's minutes from its January meeting and details on trade talks between the United States and China.

At 12:49 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.01 percent at 25,888.33. The S&P 500 was down 0.01 percent at 2,779.35 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.16 percent at 7,474.538.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Garmin Ltd, up 16 pct

** Devon Energy Corp, up 8.7 pct

** Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, up 6 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** CVS Health Corp, down 7.5 pct

** Henry Schein Inc, down 6.1 pct

** Concho Resources Inc, down 5.9 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** Xtant Medical Holdings Inc, up 22.9 pct

** Harte Hanks Inc, up 16.7 pct

** Quad/Graphics Inc, up 14.7 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Owens & Minor Inc, down 19 pct

** KAR Auction Services Inc, down 16.9 pct

** Ocwen Financial Corp, down 14.5 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Kandi Technologies Group Inc, up 46.4 pct

** LeMaitre Vascular Inc, up 27.9 pct

** AzurRx BioPharma Inc, up 27.1 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc, down 21.6 pct

** PHI Inc, down 20.5 pct

** Art's-Way Manufacturing Co Inc, down 15.4 pct

** Southwest Airlines Co: down 5.0 pct

Drifts lower on weak forecasts, from carrier and GS

Southwest probes cancellations, says shutdown cost $60 mln

** Magellan Health Inc: up 9.6 pct

Surges as Starboard pushes for sale

Starboard target Magellan Health to explore potential sale-sources

** CVS Health Corp: down 7.5 pct

Shares slide on disappointing 2019 profit forecast

Street View: CVS Health headwinds not unknown, just worse than expected

CVS 2019 profit forecast a wide miss, shares fall 9 pct

** Garmin Ltd: up 16.0 pct

Surges to new 11-yr high on results, div hike plan

Garmin shares surge 15 pct as new direction fuels strong forecast

** Tesla Inc: down 1.9 pct

Slips after top lawyer's exit

Tesla's top lawyer leaves two months into the job

** Walmart Inc: down 3.1 pct

Gives up Tuesday's gains as Sainsbury's-Asda deal in jeoprady

** Henry Schein Inc: down 6.1 pct

Falls on Q4 revenue miss; profit forecast disappoints

** Wix.com Ltd: down 13.5 pct

Israel'sWix.com Q4 profit up, sees 25 percent revenue growth in 2019

** New Residential Investment Corp: down 3.8 pct

Falls on $665 mln stock offering

** CenturyLink Inc: down 0.6 pct

"Don't fear the reaper," says top-rated analyst

** Armour Residential REIT Inc: down 3.8 pct

Drops on upsized stock deal

** Owens & Minor Inc: down 19.0 pct

Set to open at 6-wk low on weak results, forecast

** LendingClub Corp: down 5.4 pct

Falls on disappointing forecast; Morgan Stanley, BTIG cut PT

** Clearside Biomedical Inc: up 16.6 pct

Jumps after FDA sets action date for co's vision loss drug

** ARCA Biopharma Inc: up 47.6 pct

Surges on agreement with FDA on heart therapy pathway

** Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc: down 21.6 pct

Drops on $20 mln stock deal to fund psoriasis drug

** Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd: down 3.3 pct

Mizuho sees delay in return to growth, downgrades

** Bausch Health Companies Inc: down 9.8 pct

Climbs on Q4 beat, promising forecast

** Compass Diversified Holdings: up 2.8 pct

Rises on sale of hemp foods unit to Tilray

** Pure Storage Inc: down 1.2 pct

Raymond James downgrades Pure Storage on Nvidia, NetApp indicators

** Arlington Asset Investment Corp: down 6.4 pct

Falls amid mortgage REIT offering hat trick

** Devon Energy Corp: up 8.7 pct

Up on plan to sell assets, Q4 production beat

** Lantheus Holdings Inc: up 12.0 pct

Hits new 52-wk high on strong Q4 report

** Ovid Therapeutics Inc: down 29.8 pct

Plunges to record low on $30 mln equity raise

** Kandi Technologies Group Inc: up 46.4 pct

Tesla rival Kandi Technologies soars after EVs approved for U.S. highways

** LeMaitre Vascular Inc: up 27.9 pct

Poised for best day in 9-1/2 yrs on Q4 beat, strong forecast

** Southwest Airlines Co: down 5.0 pct

** American Airlines Group Inc: down 1.2 pct

** Delta Air Lines Inc: down 0.8 pct

** United Continental Holdings Inc: down 0.8 pct

** Alaska Air Group Inc: down 0.3 pct

** Hawaiian Holdings Inc: down 3.7 pct

Dow Transports: Snaps 6-day winning run as airlines descend

** Wolverine World Wide Inc: down 8.5 pct

Drops on revenue miss, weak FY forecast

** Charles Schwab Corp: down 2.0 pct

UBS gives rare 'sell' rating, says bull case 'shaky'

** Cadence Design Systems Inc: up 4.7 pct

Record high on stellar Q4 results, FY guidance; analysts lift PT

** Imax Corp: up 3.8 pct

Sony might want to think about buying Imax -MKM Partners

** Host Hotels & Resorts Inc: up 6.0 pct

Greets best day since 2011 on Q4 beat, South Beach buy

** Barrick Gold Corp: up 2.8 pct

Tanzania deal to lift 'overhang,' says CS; U.S. shares rise

** Analog Devices Inc: up 3.1 pct

Chip rally refueled by upbeat report from Analog Devices

** Altria Group Inc: up 3.4 pct

Biggest jump in three weeks on reaffirming forecast

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

down 0.16 pct

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.01 pct

Consumer Staples

down 0.15 pct

Energy

up 0.57 pct

Financial

up 0.18 pct

Health

down 0.41 pct

Industrial

up 0.20 pct

Information Technology

down 0.18 pct

Materials

up 1.59 pct

Real Estate

down 0.70 pct

Utilities

up 0.48 pct




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