Indices had recovered after each diving more than 1% earlier, hovering amid mixed-to-flat levels in midday trading.
The S&P 500 declined 0.1% to 2,633.17. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 23,955.84. The Nasdaq was flat at 7,098.57.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 0.5% to 2.95%
The price of gold was 0.5% higher to $1,313.
Masimo Corp. (Nasdaq: MASI) in Irvine was up 3% to $93.24 and a $4.9 billion market cap. The medical device maker reported higher revenue and net income in its most recent quarter and increased guidance for 2018.
Ensign Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG) in Mission Viejo was up 7.2% to $30.69 and a $1.6 billion market cap. The owner and operator of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities reported a 32% increase in earnings for its most recent quarter, and said same-store occupancy was up a little less than 1 percentage point to about 79%, systemwide.
ChromaDex Corp. (Nasdaq: CDXC) in Irvine was down 6.6% to $3.56 and a $195 million market cap. The nutrition ingredients maker said it will report results May 10.
Biolase Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOL) in Irvine was down 14% to 32 cents and a $33 million market cap. The dental laser maker said revenue declined 8% to $10 million in its most recent quarter.
TTM Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: TTMI) in Costa Mesa was up 13% to $16.42 and a $1.7 billion market cap. Net sales at the printed circuit board maker rose 6% to $664 million in its most recent quarter.
New Home Co. Inc. (NYSE: NWHM) in Aliso Viejo was up 2% to $10.22 and a $215 million market cap. Revenue for the developer and home builder declined less than 2% in its most recent quarter and other metrics—new orders, backlog, and closings—were up.
Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) in Irvine declined 18% to $8.42 and a $219 million market cap. The fast casual burger chain had lower earnings and same-store sales, despite higher revenue, in its most recent quarter.