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Apple pops ahead of earnings; SeaWorld upgraded by Goldman

Lee Brodie

Time for your daily dose of trending tickers, the stocks you're following based on your Yahoo Finance ticker searches.

SeaWorld
SeaWorld (SEAS) is making a splash. Shares jumped about 4% on Monday. Over last 3 months, the stock is up more than 25%. The stock is getting a push higher after an upgrade from Goldman Sachs (GS) to a 'buy' rating. The firm is bullish on the theme park's new CEO and believes there are opportunities in Orlando.
SeaWorld is planning to build what will be the tallest roller coaster in Orlando.

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Celladon
Biotech stocks are often binary bets - on Monday shareholders of Celladon (CLDN) learned that lesson the hard way. The stock dropped early 80% after its heart disease treatment failed to meet key goals in a pivotal study. The drug, Mydicar, had been given special "Breakthrough Therapy" status by the Food and Drug Administration. The company said its evaluating other programs to determine the best path forward.

Apple
And ahead of earnings, investors are betting on Tim Cook. Shares of Apple (AAPL) popped 2% and are currently flirting with another split-adjusted all time high. Tech analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray tells Yahoo Finance to watch iPhone sales figures when the numbers come out after the bell. He says stronger than expected metrics should signal Apple is winning market share and could drive the stock even higher.

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