Stocks finished mixed Friday as volatile tech stocks continued to struggle.
Here are some of the big movers in the stock market on Friday:
1. Laureate Education | Percentage Increase 9%
Laureate Education (LAUR) - Get Laureate Education, Inc. Class A Report climbed after the for-profit-education company said it agreed to sell Walden University to rival Adtalem Global Education (ATGE) - Get Adtalem Global Education Inc. Report for $1.48 billion cash.
2. Zumiez | Percentage Increase 12%
Zumiez (ZUMZ) - Get Zumiez Inc. Report jumped after B. Riley FBR analyst Jeff Van Sinderen raised his share-price target to $35 from $33 for the specialty retailer and affirmed his buy rating following stronger-than-expected earnings.
3. Crocs | Percentage Increase 7%
Crocs (CROX) - Get Crocs, Inc. Report advanced after the causal footwear and accessories maker guided for third-quarter revenue to grow 10% to about $344.1 million, beating Wall Street's estimate of $305.3 million.
4. Daqo New Energy Corp. | Percentage Increase 16%
Daqo New Energy (DQ) - Get Daqo New Energy Corp. Sponsored ADR Report rose after the Chinese maker of polysilicon for the solar photovoltaic industry said it had submitted an application regarding a potential initial public offering and listing of the shares of its principal operating subsidiary, Xinjiang Daqo New Energy Co., to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
5. A-Mark Precious Metals | Percentage Increase 27%
A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK) - Get A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. Report rose after the precious metals trading company beat Wall Street's quarterly earnings estimates. CEO Greg Roberts said in a statement that "following the macroeconomic events in March that spurred the unprecedented volatility in the precious metals market, the fourth quarter was a period characterized by sustained and heightened demand and related product volumes."