The Nasdaq is up 0.7% while the Dow and S&P 500 both sit around +0.3%, as it seems like the equity market is finally seeing a positive day. Here are the big winners and losers so far today.
The TJX Companies (TJX): Up 6.4% — An 11% revenue increase in the recent quarter and “strong momentum” have caused TJ Maxx’s parent company to jump up over 6%.
Agilent Technologies (A): Up 5.8% —Agilent is up big after they raised earnings targets for the year.
Juniper Networks (JNPR): Up 4.4% —On the heels of an upgrade by Merrill Lynch, Juniper’s stock has shot up over 4%.
Avon Products (AVP) Down 10.7% — After a potential takeover bid from Coty caused Avon’s stock to soar yesterday, the withdrawl of the bid has caused it to plummet.
Chesapeake Energy (CHK): Down 5.7% — Chesapeake’s slide continued this afternoon, as the company still battles issues with their CEO Aubrey McClendon
Peabody Energy (BTU): Down 4.1%—The energy sector continues to trend downward along with Chesapeake’s collapse.