The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,711.53.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4% to 24,206.20.

The Nasdaq was up 0.5% to 7,481.30.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was 0.7% higher at 2.85%.

The price of gold was 0.5% lower to $1,250.

HEALTHCARE

HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) in Irvine was up 1.9% to $25.52 and a $12.2 billion market cap. It’s a healthcare REIT

Cryoport Inc. (Nasdaq: CYRX) in Irvine was up 2.8% to $14.85 and a $411 million market cap. It ships products for life sciences companies. Shares have more than doubled in 60 days.

REAL ESTATE

Foundation Building Materials Inc. (NYSE: FBM) in Tustin was down 5.8% to $15.03 and a $645 million market cap. It distributes building products including wallboard and ceiling systems.

SERVICES

Eaco Corp. (OTC: EACO) in Anaheim was up 41% to $13.01 and a $63 million market cap. The thinly traded distributor of electronic components yesterday reported quarterly net income of $2.2 million on sales of $51.7 million, up 76% and 28%, respectively.