Orange County Business Journal

Midday Stock Roundup

Paul Hughes Friday, July 14, 2017

The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,458.74.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.3% to 21,626.06.

The NASDAQ was up 0.6% to 6,311.29.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 1.3% to 2.32%.

The price of gold was down 0.9% to $1,228.

RESTAURANTS

Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) was up 1% to $35.75 and a $770 million market cap. Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares in the casual dining chain to “Buy” with a $45 price target.

HEALTHCARE

Irvine-based CombiMatrix Corp. (NASDAQ: CBMX) was up 3.8% to $5.45 and a $16 million market cap. Shares in the company, which provides clinical molecular diagnostic lab services, are up about 7% over the last two trading sessions and have doubled year-to-date.

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