What happened Shares of Alcoa (NYSE: AA) rose 11.9% in September, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the aluminum giant announced a comprehensive reorganization plan in response to falling commodity prices. The stock initially was up more than 24% for the month following the announcement, but...
What happened Shares of Five9 (NASDAQ: FIVN) fell 15% in September, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, reflecting broader volatility in cloud-computing stocks, and as multiple analysts weighed in with mixed views of the cloud-based contact center specialist. On the former, note that most of Five9's drop occurred early...
What happened Shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) fell over 11% today after the company was downgraded by a major investment bank. Goldman Sachs analyst Paul Choi played the role of heartbreaker by downgrading multiple pharmaceutical stocks, including Puma Biotechnology and Nektar Therapeutics. Choi cut his price target for Nektar...
What happened Shares of fledgling energy company Tellurian (NASDAQ: TELL) rose 27.3% in September according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. That handily beat the S&P 500's return of just 1.7% over the same period. Because it's a liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, Tellurian's share price tends to fluctuate...
What happened Shares of Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ: MYGN) gained nearly 22% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. While several genetic-testing peers saw their stock prices decline by double digits in September, the pioneering developer of DNA diagnostics enjoyed a bounce thanks largely to an awful...
After a long wait, leading video game company Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) made its biggest splash yet on mobile platforms with Call of Duty Mobile. The game launched on Oct. 1 and has already been downloaded a staggering 35 million times, according to a press release from the company....
Instagram recently introduced a new app for staying connected with your close friends, and it looks a lot like Snap's (NYSE: SNAP) Snapchat. The new app, called Threads, opens directly to the camera, like Snapchat, and focuses on communicating with close friends, like Snapchat. You can add to your...
Healthcare stocks are generally popular among people in retirement because they can usually outperform in any economy. Mounting fear of a global economic slowdown has made the sector even more popular than usual among retirement-age investors with little room for error. Growth stocks based on groundbreaking new gene therapies, surgical...
Stocks fell sharply last week before rebounding on Friday to end with just modest losses overall. Both the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) had fallen by over 3% but landed at declines of less than 1%. Earnings results promise to send a few...
Volatility has been plaguing Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) shares lately as investors' opinions swing on the prospects of a rebound for the struggling retailer. Bears have plenty of bad news to point to that suggests accelerating market-share losses to come. Yet the chain has plenty of cash,...