NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Toll Brothers Inc., up 74 cents to $36.38
On the heels of a strong U.S. housing report, the builder doubled its second-quarter profit, selling more homes at higher prices.
Allergan Inc., down $8.90 to $156.12
Investors do not appear impressed with a new bid from Valeant for the Botox maker, which could add up to more than $50 billion.
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., up $1.27 to $97.01
The luxury retailer topped quarterly expectations, but many suspect that the company’s extraordinary growth may begin to slow.
DSW Inc., down $8.90 to $23.62
A terrible first quarter and an even worse outlook from the shoe seller sent shares plunging.
Qihoo 360 Technology Co., up $5.16 to $95.14
The Chinese Internet security company topped expectations for the first quarter and released a bold financial outlook.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., up 62 cents to $101.14
A month after announcing a cost-cutting plan, the chain restaurant just edged out expectations for the third quarter.
Rockwell Medical Inc., up 54 cents to $11.74
The Food and Drug Administration has accepted the dialysis maker’s application for its experimental anemia drug Triferic.
Daktronics Inc., down $2.67 to $11.80
The electronics display business is still suffering from a downturn during the recession and prices per square foot remain subdued.