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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Sinking On Weak Earnings, Lowered Guidance Brought On By Scandal

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) continues its 2015 swoon from a once-exorbitant valuation, with the stock down by nearly 12% in trading today following......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Cash In As Cytec Industries Inc (CYT) Sold To Solvay For $5.5 Billion

Cytec Industries Inc (NYSE:CYT) has been sold to Solvay, a Belgian chemicals company, for $5.5 billion or $75.25 per share, sending shares of Cytec spiking......(read more)
Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NYMX)

Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NYMX) Jumps On News Of Study Results

Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) announced on Monday that its phase 3 studies of fexapotide triflutate for BPH, NX02-0017, and NX02-0018......(read more)
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Is The Market Overreacting As Magellan Health Services Inc (MGLN) Sinks?

Magellan Health Services Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN) is sinking in trading today following the release of its second quarter financial results this morning. Despite......(read more)
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Magnetek Inc (MAG) Bought By Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO) And The Hedge Funds That Profited

Shares of Magnetek Inc (NASDAQ:MAG) are up by over 53% in trading today as the producer of power supply systems for the material handling industry (among......(read more)
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Monday Movers On Analyst Ratings: Box Inc (BOX), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) & GrubHub Inc (GRUB)

Box Inc (NYSE:BOX), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) and GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) were among the early movers on Monday after the stocks received upgrades......(read more)
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Biogen Inc (BIIB) Faces Biggest Intraday Drop in 7 Years After Missing Earnings Expectations

The shares of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) were down by 21.52% after missing analysts’ revenue expectations for the quarter and slashing its revenue guidance......(read more)
Lifelock Inc (NYSE:LOCK)

Lifelock Inc (LOCK) Faces FTC Action For Violating 2010 Order: Hedge Funds Got It Wrong

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an action against Lifelock Inc (NYSE:LOCK) claiming that the company has failed to adhere with a 2010 order......(read more)
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Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Soars Following Cancer Drug Trial Data, But Competition Looms

Shares of Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) have soared by more than 50% today following the release of positive phase 3 trial data from a test of its cancer......(read more)
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Gold Producers Getting Battered Again As Gold Futures Hit Five-Year Low

Gold stocks like AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU), Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX), and Gold Fields Limited (ADR) (NYSE:GFI), among......(read more)
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Zogenix, Inc. (ZGNX) Still Has Upside Potential of 40% Says This Analyst

Following an increase in price target from Brean Capital’s Difei Yang, shares of  Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) spiked by more than 12% in yesterday......(read more)
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN)

Hedge Funds Caught Off Guard As Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN) Cuts Forecast

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN)‘s shares have slumped by over 2.0% today as the $17.14 billion infant formula maker cut its forecast for......(read more)
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Guess?, Inc. (GES) Shares Spiking On News Of Another Catalyst

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) shares have spiked by almost 7% today after the $1.82 billion apparel and accessories manufacturer appointed Victor Herrero as......(read more)
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Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)’s Shares Jump Following Underwhelming Acquisition Offer From Chinese Firm

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has started the day on a positive note, as its shares are up by nearly 12% in morning trading to $19.70. The shares......(read more)
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Oppenheimer Downgrade Can’t Take Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (RPTP) Down, Should You Ignore It Too?

Following a downgrade from Oppenheimer analyst Christopher Marai, Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP)‘s stock fell by more than 12% on Monday......(read more)
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Macro Factors Still Dragging Down Some Of Yesterday’s Biggest Losers

Stocks that were losing ground in afternoon trading yesterday included National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG), SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE:SFUN), HORSEHEAD......(read more)
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Hot Tuesday Stocks That Hedge Funds Avoided: Plug Power Inc (PLUG), Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX)

Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) and Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) are notable movers in mid-day trading today, the former soaring on record......(read more)
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J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Jumps Over 4% On Upgrade: Does The Smart Money Agree?

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) jumped as high as $9.11 per share in the morning or 4.35% from its closing price of $8.73 per share yesterday as......(read more)
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Versartis Inc (VSAR) Finally Having The Breakout Hedge Funds Were Waiting For

Versartis Inc (NASDAQ:VSAR) is one of the top gainers today, as its shares have soared by nearly 30% in afternoon trading Monday. The huge push for the......(read more)
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Oil Price Hiccup Is Wreaking Havoc With Energy XXI Ltd (EXXI), Has It Finally Hit Bottom?

Energy XXI Ltd (NASDAQ:EXXI)‘s shares continued to slump in trading today, down by another 7.36%, adding to the 7.23% dip suffered in Thursday&#......(read more)
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Advaxis, Inc. (ADXS) Down 10% Today: What Do Hedge Funds Think about this Stock?

Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) is a biotechnology company which focuses on developing drug technology for treating Cancer. Alongside many other biotech stocks......(read more)
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Active Morning Movers: Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), The Chubb Corporation (CB), ACE Limited (ACE), Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Shortly after the start of today’s trading session, several major movers have already emerged from the crowded pack of stocks vying for trading attention......(read more)
BLUE RIDGE CAPITAL

Blue Ridge Is First Hedge Fund to Disclose Stake in Fitbit Inc (FIT)

As Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) went public over a week ago, it has already gained the attention of institutional investors. One of them, John Griffin‘......(read more)
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Twitter Inc (TWTR) Up By 5.99% Today On More Tenuous Buyout Rumors; Fool Me Once…

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is up by 5.99% today in the trading session today on rumors regarding a potential M&A deal with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG).......(read more)
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Morning Market Losers: MBIA Inc. (MBI), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) & Vale SA (ADR) (VAL)

There are a few stocks which traded significantly lower today, a couple of which just couldn’t seem to catch a break, although one of them has......(read more)
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Morning Market Gainers: Signal Genetics Inc (SGNL), Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (AST), TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS)

The shares of Signal Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:SGNL), Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (NYSEMKT:AST) and TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) all moved significantly......(read more)
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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Loses Big For Second Straight Day, Are Investors Right To Flee?

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), based out of Sunnyvale, CA, is a company that produces CPUs and graphic cards for PCs. Following June 26′s ......(read more)
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Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR) Down Another 3.67%; Is It Time To Give Up?

The scandal-plagued Brazilian mega company Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is down on the stock exchange today by 3.67% on falling......(read more)
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Orchid Island Capital Inc (ORC), Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT) & First Bancorp (FBP) Plunging: Were Hedge Funds Right About These Stocks?

Small-cap stocks Orchid Island Capital Inc (NYSE:ORC), Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) and First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) have all dropped by more......(read more)
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Why MeetMe Inc (MEET), La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (LJPC), & Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (SRNE) Surged Last Week

MeetMe Inc (NASDAQ:MEET), La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC), and Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRNE) experienced a formidable surge on the......(read more)
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Xactly Corp (XTLY), AppFolio Inc (APPF), AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) In the Spotlights As They Go Public

In Friday Intraday trading, the Dow and S&P 500 have inched up by some 0.5% and 0.2%, respectively, on the back of yesterday’s Supreme Court......(read more)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

Hedge Funds Breath Sigh Of Relief As Supreme Court Rules Obamacare Is Legal

Healthcare stocks are soaring and the hedge funds who back them are breathing a sigh of relief this morning as the Supreme Court ruled that the government......(read more)
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Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (MHR): Here Is Why MHR Is Jumping Today

It appears that Ralph Whitworth may have been washing his hands of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (NYSE:MHR) too soon. Just days after we reported that......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Were Right About Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP), Shares Soaring By The Minute, Up 65% Today

Shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGYP) are soaring by the minute today, currently up by 65% following the release of positive data from the......(read more)
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Newly-Listed Company PennTex Midstream Partners LP (PTXP) Gets Big Investment From This Billionaire

As stated by a recent Schedule 13G filing with the SEC, Daniel Och’s OZ Management possesses an equity stake of 1.80 million shares in PennTex Midstream......(read more)
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Ancient Art Cashing In On Xoom Corporation (XOOM), But Is It Time To Sell?

Texas-based hedge fund, Ancient Art L.P., managed by Quincy J. Lee, currently owns 4.9% of Xoom Corporation (NASDAQ:XOOM)‘s outstanding Common......(read more)
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Monarch Alternative Goes Activist On Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (SALT), Angles For Board Seats

As stated by a recent Schedule 13D form filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Michael Weinstock’s Monarch Alternative......(read more)
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Corsair Capital Management Buying Up The Globe; Or At Least, Globe Specialty Metals Inc. (GSM)

According to a recent SC 13G form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Corsair Capital Management collectively owns 4.01 million shares......(read more)
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Citrix Systems Inc. Up Almost 7% Today As This Activist Investor Moves In On The Stock

According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Elliott Management Corporation, which is the management affiliate of the hedge......(read more)
Ricky Sandler

Ricky Sandler Sold Off Some Of His Stake In This Stock Prematurely: It’s Up 5% Today

According to a recent Schedule 13D form filed with the SEC, Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital owns 3.21 million shares of Men’s Wearhouse Inc. (......(read more)
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Lei Zhang Now Owns 12.99% Of This Chinese Company (Which Is Up By 70% This Year)

Hillhouse Capital Management has filed an amended 13D form disclosing the increase of the fund’s position in Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (NASDAQ:QUNR......(read more)
GSI Technology (GSIT)

GSI Technology, Inc. (GSIT) Shares Spiking Amid Renewed Acquisition Offer, Activist Pressure

One spike just wasn’t enough. Shares of GSI Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSIT) spiked early yesterday morning following the news that GigOptix Inc (NYSEMKT......(read more)
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Builders FirstSource (BLDR): Stadium Capital Hits the Jackpot, Monster Returns for 2015 in Progress

Alexander Medina Seaver’s Stadium Capital Management hasmade a move to cash in on its top pick Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) following the......(read more)
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Micron Technology (MU), Intel Corporation (INTC), Applied Materials (AMAT) Are Killing These Hedge Funds

Semiconductor stocks lost close to 5% on Wednesday. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) lost 5%, Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) slumped 5.3%, and......(read more)
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Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT) Up Over 30% Following Merger Agreement With 3G Capital’s Heinz; Plus the Brazilian Fund’s Top Picks

Heinz, co-owned and run by Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital has signed a definitive merger agreement with Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) in a......(read more)
ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD)

Palo Alto Rejoicing at ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD)’s 18% Spike

ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) spiked as high as 21% in Tuesday’s intraday trading to eventually close at 18% in the green at $72.48. The rise came......(read more)
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Carl Icahn, Other Investors Scoring Big on Herbalife Ltd. (HLF); What Funds Think of Controversial Supplement Company?

After a rocky year, stalwart investors of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are being rewarded for their commitment to the company, with shares soaring 33% in......(read more)
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Cantor Fitzgerald Increased Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Price Target To $500 And Calls It ‘Best Value In Space’

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is having a dream period post its earnings report in January. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has gained more than 25% since the......(read more)
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Big Gainers On Tuesday: Google Inc (GOOGL), Twitter Inc (TWTR) & Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

It was a pretty ordinary day in the US Market on Tuesday, with many red arrows. Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dropped 104.9 points or 0.58%, NASDAQ......(read more)
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Nike Inc (NKE) Up 3.7% On Friday And Hits All-Time High: How?

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) had a very eventful week with share prices going above $100 and hitting an all-time high. The stock had gained nearly 3.72% on Friday......(read more)
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