In early trading on Friday, shares of Darden Restaurants (DRI) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 2.5%. Year to date, Darden Restaurants registers a 27.4% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Cimarex Energy (XEC), trading down 3.7%. Cimarex Energy is lower by about 32.5% looking at the year to date performance.
Two other components making moves today are Devon Energy Corp. (DVN), trading down 3.0%, and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), trading up 2.2% on the day.