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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Illumina, BP, Snap & more

April 6, 2021


Snap — The social media company’s stock price jumped about 4.7% after Atlantic Equities upgraded the stock to overweight from neutral. The Wall Street firm said that Snap has transformed into a broad content platform and that it sees an “attractive” entry point right now.

Illumina — Shares of the biotech company jumped more than 9% after Illumina pre-announced better than expected results for its first quarter. The company said it expects about $1.085 billion of revenue for the period, above the $924.6 million projected by analysts, according to FactSet. Illumina also raised its full-year revenue guidance.

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