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Winners and losers
Stocks in the red include Qualcomm as the Trump administration is blocking a proposed deal with Singapore-based Broadcom; Dick’s Sporting Goods as sales for its holiday quarter missed the mark, with same-store sales falling 2%; and GE, as JPMorgan lowered its price target on the conglomerate to a $11, a Street low. JPMorgan says full year earnings will come in a ‘step lower’ than what analysts are expecting.
Stocks in the green include Altice USA as the cable operator was added to Goldman’s Conviction Buy List with a $28 price target; DSW as the discount shoe retailer beat on earnings and issued an upbeat full-year profit forecast; and Micron Technology, with shares of the chipmaker climbing as Keybanc predicts Micron could be another potential Broadcom takeover target.