Solid Results Make Apple Inc. (AAPL) Investors Happy


Today’s top gainers midday are Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLIA). The losers are Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) and Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI).

Apple Soars

With a jump of +9.72%, today’s top gainer is Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS). The software maker handily beat earnings estimates for Q1 2014. With today’s surge, Citrix cuts its YTD loss to -3.86%. George Soros and Ray Dalio have positions in CTXS.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is having a stellar day as well following a solid results report. Its price increased +8.16%, placing it at +1.16% YTD. AAPL is the top allocation on the iBillionaire Index (NYSE:BILLION) and is also in the portfolios of billionaires David Einhorn, Carl Icahn, David Tepper, George Soros, Daniel Loeb, Tiger Global, Ray Dalio and Richard Chilton.

And third comes dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLIA), up +7.40%. The retailer is rebounding after three consecutive days of losses. DLIA is on the books of Leon Cooperman and Tiger Global.

Xilinx, United Continental Dip on Poor Reports

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), a developer of programmable devices and associated technologies, is this Thursday’s biggest loser midday. The Soros and Dalio pick missed on earnings, which sent its price down -9.02%.

The share price of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) slipped -9%. It reported that a worse-than-expected winter hurt its profits and EPS, among other important measures. Tepper, Cooperman, Soros and Dalio have positions in the company.

Tiger Global pick Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI), a payments processing company in Russia, takes the last spot on our list of losers today. Its stock price dipped -7.68% and is down -47.93% YTD.

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