Herbalife, Diamond Foods, Geron, Zogenix and VeriFone are big market movers


NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily XXX on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


Herbalife Ltd., down $4.82 to $60.57

The nutrition and supplement company, which has rejected claims that it is operating a pyramid scheme, is facing an inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission.

Express Inc., down $2.19 to $16.05

The specialty retailer’s quarterly profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street expectations and its outcast was fairly grim.

PulteGroup Inc., down 26 cents to $19.67

Homebuilders are losing their shine this week, as Credit Suisse, following Bank of America and Citigroup, issues a broad downgrade.

VeriFone Systems Inc., up $3.23 to $32.48

The payment processor and equipment maker topped Wall Street projections for quarterly profit and revenue and issued strong guidance.


Geron Corp., down $2.71 to $1.69

Federal regulators ordered research suspended on the pharmaceutical company’s blood disorder drug, citing concerns over liver damage.

Diamond Foods Inc., up $2.96 to $32.91

The snack maker did big business during the most recent quarter, beating analysts’ expectations.

DepoMed Inc., up 49 cents to $13.50

The drugmaker got a $10 million milestone payment after regulators approved its new drug application for the painkiller Xartemis.

Zogenix Inc., down $1.03 to $3.51

The maker of OxyContin is closer to an abuse-resistant version of the hydrocodone, bad news for Zogenix’s painkiller Zohydro.

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