Akorn (AKRX) Bullish Profit Projections; Travel Stocks React to Brussels Terror Attacks


Shares of Akorn, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKRX) soared in early trade Tuesday after the company said that it expects to deliver stronger profit numbers in 2016 than 2015.

Akorn expects 2015 non-GAAP net income to be $1.93 per diluted share and estimates non-GAAP net income to be in a range of $2.10 to $2.20 per diluted share for 2016

AKRX stock is exchanging hands at $25.99, up $7.27 (or +38.83%), and 6,877,925 of its shares were traded so far

Akorn, a leading specialty generic pharmaceutical company, has 114.43M Shares Outstanding and AKRX stock 52-week rang is between $17.57 and $57.10 per share


Several travel stocks began Tuesday’s trading session lower following terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium. According to reports, two explosions occurred at Zaventem airport and one at a metro station near European Union buildings. The three explosions killed at least 31 people and dozens were injured.

Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) – trading at $39.39, down $1.33 (or -3.27%)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) – trading at $49.03, down $1.09 (or -2.17%)

TripAdvisor Inc. (Nasdaq:TRIP) – trading at $64.90, down $0.81 (or -1.23%)

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) – trading at $48.32, down $1.46 (or -2.93%)

American Airlines Group Inc. (Nasdaq:AAL) – trading at $42.73, down $0.74 (or -1.70%)

Priceline Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PCLN) – trading at $1,319.00, down $31.51 (or -2.33%)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) – trading at $75.29, down $2.94(or -3.76%)

Ryanair Holdings plc (Nasdaq:RYAAY) – trading at $82.54, down $1.25 (or -1.49%)

Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) – trading at $15.70, down $0.33(or -2.06%)

Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq:MAR) – trading at $70.64, down $1.66 (or -2.30%)

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) – trading at $22.23, down $0.18 (or -0.80%)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) – trading at $49.02, down $0.80 (or -1.61%)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:NCLH) – trading at $51.34, down $1.37 (or -2.59%)

US Global Jets ETF (NYSEARCA:JETS) – trading at $25.30, down $0.28 (or -1.11%)

Expedia Inc. (Nasdaq:EXPE) – trading at $109.09, down $1.79 (or -1.61%)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT) – trading at $82.91, down $1.28 (or -1.52%)

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:HA) – trading at $46.03, down $0.45 (or -0.97%)

SkyWest Inc. (Nasdaq:SKYW) – trading at $19.00, down $0.23 (or 1.19%)


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