NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After the market close, Stockpickr updates a series of portfolios called Today's Lists with information from that trading day. It's a useful tool for getting a quick picture of how the market moved that day.
If you are a
and have a Today's List stock in one of your portfolios, you'll receive an email alert after that list is updated. You can
Here's a sampling of what made Today's Lists today, Sept. 2:
hit a new high of $23.57 today on news that Japan's Dainippon plans to make a bid of around $2.7 billion for the drugmaker. Trading was subsequently halted on Sepracor, up 26.5% for the day at $22.80.
For more stocks making new highs today, check out the
rose 19.1% to $2.50 on Wednesday after announcing that it would make a stock offering of almost 8 million shares at Tuesday's closing price of $2.10 a share to raise money for debt-repayment and other purposes.
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: Losing big on Wednesday was China's
, down 18.5% to $8.53, after soaring earlier in the week on anticipation of a deal to supply its swine flu drug to the government of South Korea.
For more stocks heading lower today, including
, down 13.8%, and
, down 10.7%, check out the
rose 5.4% today on a volume increase of 170%. The company is seeking to
: Stocks experiencing unusually high options activity today included
, with activity
turning bearish on the stock
: Argus Research upgraded
Las Vegas Sands
to buy from hold with an $18 price target. The stock closed up 3.6% at $13.93 today after announcing plans to raise up to $600 million through the sale of exchangeable bonds.
For more ratings increases, check out the
: UBS knocked its rating on
down to sell from neutral with a $10 price target. The stock closed down 6% to $12.13.
For more ratings decreases, check out the
-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.