NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Under Armour Inc., up $19.54 to $104.76
Thanks to strong sales of running shoes and winter products, the athletic gear maker’s fourth-quarter net income rose 28 per cent.
The Blackstone Group LP, up $1.30 to $32.23
The private equity firm said that its fourth-quarter profit jumped as the market for initial public offerings improved.
Whirlpool Corp., down $9.41 to $132.22
The appliance maker’s fourth-quarter net income rose 48 per cent, but its adjusted earnings fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Diageo PLC, down $6.60 to $120.48
The maker of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka reported a drop in sales during the six months ending on Dec. 31.
HanesBrands Inc., up $7.42 to $72.49
The clothing company said its fourth-quarter net income fell 60 per cent, but its results still easily beat Wall Street expectations.
Facebook Inc., up $7.55 to $61.08
The social media company’s stock hit an all-time high after it reported stronger-than-expected results for the fourth quarter.
Google Inc., up $28.47 to $1,135.39
The Internet company said it will sell its Motorola Mobility smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.
Viacom Inc., up $3.04 to $84.01
The owner of Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures said its net income for the first quarter jumped 16 per cent.