The S&P 500 climbed 0.3% in midday trading to 2,672.34.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 24,340.

The NASDAQ increased 0.1% to 7,125.13.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 1% to 2.96%.

The price of gold rose 0.4% to $1,322.

TECHNOLOGY

CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq: CAMP) in Irvine fell 12% to $20.35 and a $725 million market cap. The maker of Internet-connected and telematics products reported yesterday that fiscal first-quarter revenue may miss analysts’ estimates.

RESTAURANTS

Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) jumped 13% to $55.92 and a $1.15 billion market cap. Yesterday the restaurant chain reported first-quarter revenue and profit that topped analyst consensus estimates. Shares have almost doubled in price since a 52-week low in September.