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Winners and losers
Stocks in the red include Signet as the Zales and Kay parent reported disappointing holiday sales; Hershey as Morgan Stanley downgrades shares to Underweight, citing an ‘unsustainable’ valuation; and Domino’s Pizza, which announced CEO Patrick Doyle will leave in June after 8 years at the helm; international president Richard Allison will take his place.
Stocks in the green include Intuitive Surgical as the robotic surgical company reported preliminary fourth quarter revenue that topped estimates; Workday as Morgan Stanley upgraded the HR management software firm to Overweight citing margin growth; and Nordstrom, with shares pulling higher as the retailer reported holiday sales were up 2.5%, powered by its discount ‘Rack’ division.