Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings saw its stock price increase by 6.3% following an upgrade from JPMorgan. The investment bank raised its rating to "Overweight" from "Neutral" and adjusted the price target to $105 from $89.


Autodesk's stock is up 5.5 following reports that Starboard Value, an activist investor, has acquired a $500 million stake in the company and is pushing for changes. Starboard's concerns about Autodesk's operations, corporate governance, and recent accounting issues have created uncertainty among investors, but they were reassured by Autodesk's efforts to engage in constructive discussions.


Dycom Industries

Dycom Industries, Inc. fell 4.2% after it announced significant leadership changes, including the retirement of CEO Steven E. Nielsen and the appointment of Daniel S. Peyovich as his successor. Investors reacted positively to the news, likely due to the smooth transition plan and Peyovich's proven track record in improving operations and increasing revenue. The stock saw a notable rise as confidence in the company's future leadership strengthened.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation experienced a 4.8% drop in its stock price after Goldman Sachs downgraded the company to "Sell" from "Neutral" and reduced the price target to $81 from $89.