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Pops & Drops: McDonald's, Arch Coal...

Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald’s and Arch Coal popped while Wells Fargo and Palm dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

McDonald’s (MCD) popped 4%. Deutsche Bank upgraded the fast food giant to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ citing valuation. - I'd wait for a pullback toward $51, counsels Pete Najarian.

Arch Coal (ACI) popped 4%. Coal and commodities in general ripped higher with the Reuters/Jefferies CRB index touching a 6-month high. - Coal names, love 'em, says Joe Terranova.

Analog Devices (ADI) popped 16%. The chip name reported stronger than expected second-quarter earnings and offered an optimistic third quarter forecast. - I like the stock but I don't know if I'd buy it here, says Joe Terranova.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

BJ’s Wholesale (BJ) dropped 4%. The third largest warehouse operator closed lower despite beating on earnings and raising its full year outlook. - I'd take profits and get out, says Jeff Macke.

Wells Fargo (WFC) dropped 4%. This bank was among the many losers as the broad financial services sector sold-off.

Palm (PALM) dropped 9%. An analyst downgraded the stock to ‘underperform’, saying expectations for the Pre have become overdone. - I think the stock is ahead of itself but under $10 it's interesting, says Pete Najarian.

AnnTaylor (ANN) dropped 11%. The retailer reported a first quarter loss and sales that were worse than expected. - I think the stock is a sell, says Jeff Macke.

Saks (SKS) dropped 8%. Investors took profits after yesterday’s pop from better-than-expected earnings. - I'm just not excited about this one, says Guy Adami.




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