BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Esperion, CytomX, Apple, Aevi Genomic


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U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite easing off
its record intraday high, as investors looked for fresh catalysts after the
Federal Reserve's interest rate hike last week. [.N]
    At 13:30 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> was up 0.11 percent at
20,937.06. The S&P 500 <.SPX> was down 0.10 percent at 2,375.95 and the Nasdaq
Composite <.IXIC> was up 0.06 percent at 5,904.479.

 Wall St Week Ahead-Post-Fed boost for small-cap stocks may be limited
[nL2N1GU22P]

 The top three percentage gainers on the S&P 500 <.PG.INX>:
 ** Advanced Micro Devices <AMD.O>, up 7.3 pct at $14.48
 ** Nvidia Corp <NVDA.O>, up 3.1 pct at $109.32
 ** CF Industries <CF.N>, up 2.9 pct at $30.14

 The top three percentage losers on the S&P 500 <.PL.INX>:
 ** Kohl's <KSS.N>, down 5 pct at $38.47
 ** Macy's <M.N>, down 3.5 pct at $29.47
 ** Nordstrom <JWN.N>, down 3.1 pct at $42.54

 The top three percentage gainers on the NYSE <.PG.N>:
 ** Dominion Diamond <DDC.N>, up 19.3 pct at $11.83
 ** Yingli Green <YGE.N>, up 13.3 pct at $2.13
 ** Kadmon Holdings <KDMN.N>, up 12 pct at $4.00

 The top three percentage losers on the NYSE <.PL.N>:
 ** NACCO Industries <NC.N>, down 10 pct at $67.20
 ** Stage Stores <SSI.N>, down 8.8 pct at $2.17
 ** Pacific Drilling <PACD.N>, down 7.6 pct at $2.31

 The top three percentage gainers on the Nasdaq <.PG.O>:
 ** Esperion Therapeutics <ESPR.O>, up 59.3 pct at $37.70
 ** Nektar Therapeutics <NKTR.O>, up 36.5 pct at $21.15
 ** CytomX Therapeutics <CTMX.O>, up 24.6 pct at $18.91

 The top three percentage losers on the Nasdaq <.PL.O>:
 ** Aevi Genomic <GNMX.O>, down 55.8 pct at $2.40
 ** PHI Inc <PHII.O>, down 17 pct at $10.63
 ** FlexShopper <FPAY.O>, down 12.4 pct at $4.25


 ** Alphabet Inc <GOOGL.O>: down 0.6 pct at $866.92UK to question Google after adverts appear alongside extremist videos
[nL5N1GU312]

 ** Amgen Inc <AMGN.O>: up 0.4 pct at $169.24
 UPDATE 1-Amgen discounts cholesterol drug, but payers want more [nL2N1GU23H]
 UPDATE 5-Amgen cholesterol drug cuts heart attack, stroke risk, but shares fall
[nL2N1GU0MN]

 ** Lockheed Martin Corp <LMT.N>: up 0.5 pct at $273.29
 EXCLUSIVE-Germany plans to buy 6 Lockheed C-130J aircraft for 900 mln euros
[nL2N1GU1R8]

 ** PPG Industries Inc <PPG.N>: up 0.9 pct at $105.42
 Activist investor Elliott owns Akzo Nobel's stock, a source said, potentially
adding pressure on company to consider sale to PPG [nL2N1GU1UP]

 ** McDonald's Corp <MCD.N>: up 0.1 pct at $128.82McDonald's shareholders to weigh giving franchisees board seat [nL2N1GU1SS]

 ** Apple Inc <AAPL.O>: up 0.9 pct at $141.19Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for more global trade with China [nL3N1GV05G]
 Apple stock could jump 10 percent in 6 months - Barron's [nL2N1GW0I4]
 BUZZ-Apple Inc: Hits record high [nL3N1GX40Q]

 ** Abbott Laboratories <ABT.N>: down 0.5 pct at $44.98
 UPDATE 1-Higher heart risk seen with Abbott dissolving stent after 2 years
-study [nL2N1GV0D1]

 ** GrubHub Inc <GRUB.N>: up 1.0 pct at $34.67GrubHub stock could drop 25 pct amid increased competition -Barron's
[nL2N1GW0HJ]

 ** MoneyGram International Inc <MGI.O>: up 0.1 pct at $16.30
 ** Euronet Worldwide Inc <EEFT.O>: untraded
 MoneyGram to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources [nL5N1GW0SK]
 MoneyGram board says Euronet offer could result in superior proposal
[nL3N1GX3WO]

 ** Sprouts Farmers Market Inc <SFM.O>: down 1.2 pct at $21.76
 ** Whole Foods Market Inc <WFM.O>: up 0.7 pct at $29.75
 UPDATE 2-Albertsons held preliminary merger talks with Sprouts -Bloomberg
[nL2N1GW0MM]
 BUZZ-Sprouts continues to bloom on report of buyout talks, Whole Foods also
gains [nL3N1GX30N]

 ** DryShips Inc <DRYS.O>: down 19.8 pct at $1.34BUZZ-DryShips Inc: Sinks to record low [nL3N1GX3RN]

 ** Pulmatrix Inc <PULM.O>: down 7.3 pct at $2.86BUZZ-Pulmatrix Inc: Public offering of $11 mln of shares [nL3N1GX37W]

 ** Dominion Diamond Corp <DDC.N>: up 19.3 pct at $11.83BUZZ-Dominion Diamond Corp: Receives $1.1 bln bid from Washington
Cos[nL3N1GX37H]

 ** Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc <ARLZ.O>: up 7.1 pct at $2.41BUZZ-Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc: CEO buys stock [nL3N1GX38W]

 ** Movado Group Inc <MOV.N>: up 1.7 pct at $24.00BUZZ-Movado Group Inc: Shares slump after Q2 sales, profit miss [nL3N1GX40H]

 ** CytomX Therapeutics Inc <CTMX.O>: up 24.6 pct at $18.91
 BUZZ-CytomX Therapeutics: Soars on deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb [nL3N1GX3CV]

 ** Esperion Therapeutics Inc <ESPR.O>: up 59.3 pct at $37.70BUZZ-Esperion Therapeutics Inc: Top Nasdaq percentage gainer [nL3N1GX3DH]

 ** Aevi Genomic Medicine Inc <GNMX.O>: down 55.8 pct at $2.40
 BUZZ-Aevi Genomic Medicine: Sinks after ADHD drug fails in a study [nL3N1GX3DV]

 ** Tiffany & Co <TIF.N>: up 1.2 pct at $93.51
 Multiple brokerages raise price targets on stock after results on Friday.

 ** QuickLogic Corp <QUIK.O>: down 10.7 pct at $2.09
 BRIEF-Quicklogic announces proposed common stock offering [nASB0B660]

 ** Capitol Acquisition Corp III <CLAC.O>: up 2.3 pct at $10.23
 UPDATE 2-PR software maker Cision to go public in deal with blank-check firm
Capitol [nL3N1GX3A8]

 ** Eli Lilly and Co <LLY.N>: up 0.5 pct at $84.41
 UPDATE 3-Lilly's breast cancer drug combination succeeds key study [nL3N1GX38C]

 ** Nektar Therapeutics <NKTR.O>: up 36.5 pct at $21.15
 UPDATE 2-Nektar's opioid painkiller succeeds in key late-stage
study[nL3N1GX3CL]
 BUZZ-Nektar Therapeutics: Touches near 11-year high [nL3N1GX3GC]

 ** Cerulean Pharma Inc <CERU.O>: down 62.0 pct at $1.26BUZZ-Cerulean Pharma Inc: Private company becomes majority owner [nL3N1GX3J1]

 ** Array Biopharma Inc <ARRY.O>: down 4.6 pct at $10.07BUZZ-Array Biopharma Inc: Withdraws marketing application [nL3N1GX2YT]

 ** Bunge Ltd <BG.N>: down 2.6 pct at $79.73
 ** CF Industries Holdings Inc <CF.N>: up 2.9 pct at $30.14
 ** CVR Partners LP <UAN.N>: up 8.7 pct at $4.89BUZZ-CVR Partners, CF Industries: Goldman upgrades to "buy" [nL3N1GX3IG]
 Goldman Sachs cuts Bunge to "neutral" from "buy", raises CF to "buy" from
"neutral" and raises CVR to "buy". [nFWN1GX086]

 ** Synchrony Financial <SYF.N>: down 1.9 pct at $34.44
 BRIEF-Synchrony Financial to buy GPShopper [nASB0B65O]

 ** Jazz Pharmaceuticals <JAZZ.O>: up 6.8 pct at $143.98BUZZ-Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc: Positive results from sleep apnea drug trials
[nL3N1GX3QN]

 ** Yirendai Ltd <YRD.N>: up 5.1 pct at $24.50
 Nomura raises price target by 14 pct to $17.70 [nFWN1GT0QD]

 ** Snap Inc <SNAP.N>: up 2.3 pct at $19.99
 Snap snaps back after analyst assigns first 'buy' rating [nL2N1GX0XY]
 BUZZ-Snap Inc: Gets first 'buy' rating [nL3N1GX3V2]

 ** American Railcar Industries <ARII.O>: up 5.0 pct at $41.85BUZZ-American Railcar Industries: Up after Cowen & Co raises PT, rating
[nL3N1GX3WN]

 ** LyondellBasell Industries <LYB.N>: up 0.1 pct at $90.15
 UPDATE 1-Lyondell Houston FCCU restart set for early April -sources
[nL2N1GX0OE]

 ** FireEye Inc <FEYE.O>: up 9.1 pct at $11.71BUZZ-FireEye Inc: Shares up after BofA Merrill raises rating, PT [nL3N1GX3RS]

 ** Phillips 66 <PSX.N>: down 0.7 pct at $79.37
 Phillips 66 delays restart of crude units at New Jersey refinery- source
[nFWN1GX0N1]

 ** Xperi Corp <XPER.O>: up 6.1 pct at $38.00BUZZ-Xperi Corp: Biggest intraday pct gain in more than 10 months [nL3N1GX3WV]

 ** AXT Inc <AXTI.O>: up 5.0 pct at $5.83BUZZ-AXT Inc: Resumes production at Beijing plant [nL3N1GX3VD]

 ** Walt Disney Co <DIS.N>: up 1.0 pct at $112.86
 BUZZ-Walt Disney: "Beauty and the Beast" smashes records [nL3N1GX3YL]

 ** Professional Diversity Network <IPDN.O>: down 9.7 pct at $11.20
 BUZZ-Professional Diversity hits 1-month low after Cliffside note [nL2N1GX0UR]

 ** General Electric Co <GE.N>: down 0.3 pct at $29.79
 EU clears GE acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power [nB5N1CU01W]

 ** HollyFrontier Corp <HFC.N>: untraded
 HollyFrontier running El Dorado, Kansas refinery FCC at reduced rates - source
[nFWN1GX0KW]

 ** Caterpillar Inc <CAT.N>: up 2.5 pct at $95.23
 BUZZ-Caterpillar: Standout industrial stock after sales data [nL2N1GX0XX]

 ** Williams Companies Inc <WMB.N>: up 0.4 pct at $28.68
 ** Williams Partners LP <WPZ.N>: up 0.1 pct at $39.23
 Williams starts work on Penn.-S.C. Atlantic Sunrise natgas pipe [nL2N1GX0XG]

 ** AMD Inc <AMD.O>: up 7 pct at $14.43BUZZ-AMD Inc: Biggest gainer on S&P after PT hikes [nL3N1GX42G]

 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 Consumer Discretionary  <.SPLRCD>  down 0.19 pct
 Consumer Staples        <.SPLRCS>  up 0.13 pct
 Energy                  <.SPNY>    down 0.61 pct
 Financial               <.SPSY>    down 0.39 pct
 Health                  <.SPXHC>   down 0.06 pct
 Industrial              <.SPLRCI>  up 0.04 pct
 Information Technology  <.SPLRCT>  up 0.13 pct
 Materials               <.SPLRCM>  up 0.31 pct
 Real Estate             <.SPLRCR>  up 0.19 pct
 Teleservices            <.SPLRCL>  down 0.19 pct
 Utilities               <.SPLRCU>  down 0.71 pct







 (Compiled by Divya Grover in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza and Shounak
Dasgupta)
 ((Divya.Grover@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780, outside U.S.
+91 80 6749 3859; Reuters Messaging: divya.grover@thomsonreuters.com.net))

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