On the upside
Rising gold prices lifted shares of Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC).
Cemex (NYSE: CX) forecast a 9% increase in third quarter operating EBITDA.
On the downside
Investors locked in profits on Sarepta Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRPT) whose stock price surged yesterday on upbeat eteplirsen trial results.
HMS Holdings (Nasdaq: HMSY) cut its full year outlook and lowered its earnings guidance.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (NYSE: BWP) priced its offering of 10 million common units at the discounted price of $26.99 per unit.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks edged up a fraction to 838.