NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Chiquita Brands International Inc., down $1.20 to $11.40
Middle East market disruptions and declining prices for the banana seller elicit a downgrade from Janney Capital Markets.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc., down $12.76 to $76.75
The tool company lowered its outlook for the year, citing slower growth in emerging markets and the government shutdown.
Advance Auto Parts Inc., up $13.66 to $96.16
Spends $2.04 billion to buy General Parts International, creating the biggest automotive parts provider in North America.
Green Dot Corp., down 94 cents to $20.67
Janney sees the financial technology company facing intensifying competition from companies with a lot more resources.
Apple Inc., up $2.43 to $501.11
The tech giant is back up above $500 per share and Canaccord raises its price target by $20, seeing strong iPhone 5s sales.
Yahoo Inc., down 29 cents to $33.09
A lacklustre quarter is offset by the Internet company’s 24 per cent stake in China’s high-flying Alibaba Group.
Intel Corp., up 31 cents to $23.70
The chipmaker topped Wall Street’s expectations for its third quarter, which had been lowered because of weak PC sales.