NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
General Electric Co., up 13 cents to $26.89
The conglomerate inched closer to buying the energy-related businesses of France’s Alstom but rival offers and political concern in France may hold up or scuttle the deal.
Energizer Holdings Inc., up $13.98 to $111.69
The company will split into two publicly traded entities, one selling batteries and other selling personal care goods, like razors.
Time Warner Inc., up $1.72 to $66.46
The breakout hit “The Lego Movie” and the HBO show “True Detective” drove the entertainment company’s profit and revenue higher.
Twitter Inc., down $3.65 to $38.97
Shares in the social network slumped to their lowest levels yet on concerns about the company’s ability to add and then keep users.
Garmin Ltd., up $2.01 to $57.10
The GPS equipment maker continues to surprise Wall Street in the face of a smartphone barrage, topping profit expectations again.
eBay Inc., down $2.71 to $51.83
A weak outlook from the e-commerce site overshadowed better-than-expected earnings and revenue during the first quarter.
Aspen Technology Inc., up $5.24 to $42.99
A big third quarter from the industrial software maker earned an upgrade from Summit Research, which cited “strong execution.”
Express Scripts Holding Co., down $4.43 to $66.58
Earnings at the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager slumped on bad weather and a slow national insurance program rollout.