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%
2. Zumiez | Percentage Increase 12%
Zumiez (ZUMZ) 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%
4. Daqo New Energy Corp. | Percentage Increase 16%
Daqo New Energy (DQ) 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) 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."