Company News For Apr 17, 2018

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  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.'s JBHT shares increased 6.2% after announcing first-quarter 2018 revenues of $1,948.2 million surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1,872.1 million
  • Shares of Eldorado Resorts Inc. ERI rose 16.3% after the company announced plans to buy Tropicana Entertainment for $1.85 billion in cash
  • Merck & Co. Inc.'s MRK shares increased 2.6% following the news that its cancer-treatment drug Keytruda reduced the risk of death in a trial by 51% in combination with chemotherapies, instead of using chemo alone
  • Shares of Alkermes plc ALKS increased 4.5% after the company announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted its new drug application for the treatment for depression

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