Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE: DDS) rose as high as over 10% to a yearly high of $15.79 after the department-store chain was upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG.
Dress Barn Inc. (NASDAQ: DBRN) rose as high as 9.2% to a yearly his of $22.42 after the women’s clothing retailer announced earnings of $0.37, beating analysts estimates.
The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) rose as high as 6.3% to a yearly high of $56.86 after the jam and peanut butter maker reported earnings of $1.222 per share, beating analyst estimates.
Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) rose nearly 4% to a yearly high of $36.67 after the pharmaceutical company announced that drug Elonva was recommended for treatment of the ovaries in the European Union.
Garrett W. McIntyre