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Why These 10 Stocks Are Moving on Thursday

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In this article we take a look at the some of notable stocks that are moving today. You can skip our detailed analysis of these stocks and go to read Why These 5 Stocks Are Moving on Thursday.

It's a mixed day on Wall Street with the Dow Jones down 0.41% and the S&P 500 up 0.31%. The NASDAQ 100 is up 1.47%. Some stocks on the move today include Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA), Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY), Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LUMN), and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Let's find out why each stock is moving and how elite funds were positioned among them.

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10. Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) has fallen 18.3% after the company reported third quarter EPS of $7.70, missing the average estimate by $1.41 per share. Sales for the period was $4.97 billion, up 3047.4% year over year, but $1.32 billion under the consensus. For FY22, Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) sees sales of $17 billion to $22 billion versus the consensus of $20.08 billion. Renaissance Technologies owned 3,188,454 shares of Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) at the end of Q2.

9. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is up 3.9% as valuations among some leading traditional automakers benefit from the recent rally in Tesla's stock. Like Tesla, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is also investing substantial resources in EVs and autonomous driving. Eagle Capital Management owned more than 12.09 million shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) at the end of June.

8. Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) has risen by more than 15% after the company reported Q3 EPS of $0.62 on revenue of $532.43 million, exceeding the consensus by $0.07 and $13.29 million. For Q4, Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) sees revenue of $660 million to $690 million, versus the average estimate of $689.94 million. Among the elite funds in our database, the largest stake in Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY) was held by Renaissance Technologies, which reported holding $362.9 million worth of stock at the end of June.

7. Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LUMN) has risen 13.5% after reporting third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.49 on sales of $4.89 billion, versus the consensus of $0.38 on sales of $4.9 billion. Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LUMN) also raised its free cash flow view for FY21 to $3.6-$3.8 billion from the previous $3.1-$3.3 billion as the company has cut back on its planned capital expenditures for the year. At the end of June, a total of 33 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LUMN), a change of 3% from one quarter earlier.

6. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has surged by 17.6% after Aaron Rakers of Wells Fargo upped his price target to $320 from $245 while keeping his 'Overweight' rating. Rakers expects NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) to launch the general availability of Omniverse Enterprise at GTC 2021 next week. The analyst is also bullish on NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) 's metaverse opportunity. Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management was long over 4.84 million shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) at the end of September.

Like Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY), Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LUMN), and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) are on the move.

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