Microsoft, Pandora, Ford, SodaStream and Under Armour are big market movers


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


Ford Motor Co., down 53 cents to $15.78

Weak sales in North America weighed on first-quarter profits and the carmaker fell short of expectations, though revenue rose.

Pandora Media Inc., down $4.69 to $23.51

A dour outlook overshadowed a relatively strong quarter from the online music service, which posted a loss for the quarter.

Whirlpool Corp., up 77 cents to $153.43

Profits fell 37 per cent, without last year’s energy tax credits, but the appliance maker’s revenue beat Wall Street projections.

Under Armour Inc., down $2 to $48.42

Stifel Nicolaus slaps a ‘buy’ rating on the athletics apparel company after a whopper of a first quarter, but the stock continues to sell off.


SodaStream International Ltd., up 82 cents to $43.31

Shares end the week up more than 8 per cent on rumours of an investment from Starbucks.

Baidu Inc., up $3.17 to $162.91

A burgeoning mobile business fueled a 24 per cent spike in quarterly profits for China’s most popular Internet search engine. Inc., down $33.32 to $303.83

The online retailer and media company continues its aggressive expansion, but industry analysts don’t see a pay off soon.

Microsoft Corp., up 5 cents to $39.91

The tech giant topped quarterly expectations on almost all counts as new CEO Satya Nadella continues a push into the cloud.

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