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Benzinga Pros' Top 5 Stocks To Watch For Thurs., Feb. 20, 2020: MS, LB, DPZ, BBI, NCLH


Benzinga Pro's Stocks To Watch For Thursday

  • Morgan Stanley (MS) - Shares were down more than 4% following major news the bank will buy E*TRADE (ETFC) in a $13 billion deal which valued ETFC shares at $58.74. Peers in the brokerage space TD Ameritrade (AMTD)Schwab (SCHW) and Interactive Brokers (IBKR) all traded higher on the news.
  • L Brands (LB) - The stock was down about 8% following a report the company will sell a 55% stake in its Victoria Secret business to Sycamore Partners for $1.1 billion.
  • Domino's Pizza (DPZ) - Reported better-than-expected Q4 results. Shares were up about 16% ahead of the opening bell. 
  • Brickell Biotech (BBI) - Shares were up 52% following news Phase 2b study results for its sofpironium bromide hyperhidrosis treatment were published in The Journal Of American Academy Of Dermatology. 
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCLH) - The company reported Q4 EPS of $0.73 on sales of $1.48 billion. Analysts had expected EPS of $0.70 on sales of $1.43 billion. Amid the coronavirus outbreak which has impacted cruiseline companies substantially, Norwegian said it expects Q1 EPS of $0.48 and FY20 EPS $5.40-$5.60. The analyst consensus estimates for Q1 and FY20 were $0.60 and $5.51, respectively.

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