Ruby Tuesday, OfficeMax, Buckle and Quest Diagnostics are big market movers

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

NYSE

Ruby Tuesday Inc., down $1.29 at $6.26

The casual restaurant chain posted a fiscal first-quarter loss due to a weak economy that’s keeping people away from its restaurants.

OfficeMax Inc., up 95 cents at $13.26

A Janney analyst gave the office supply retailer’s stock a “Buy” rating citing the costs it will save when it merges with Office Depot.

The Buckle Inc., down $4.49 at $47.17

The teen clothing retailer said that sales in stores open at least a year fell 4.5 per cent in the 5-week period ending Oct. 5.

Quest Diagnostics Inc., down $3.04 at $58.66

The medical lab operator forecast disappointing third-quarter results as demand weakened in the latter part of the quarter.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., up $2.50 at $47

The timeshare company’s third-quarter net income rose thanks to stronger results from its rental and resort-management businesses.

Nasdaq

Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc., up 19 cents at $1.88

The drug developer reached a settlement with two generic drugmakers over future sales of new versions of Pfizer Inc.’s painkiller Oxecta.

Fred’s Inc., up 66 cents at $15.84

The discount store operator said that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2.8 per cent in September compared with a year ago.

Hub Group Inc., down $2.26 at $35.05

The transportation-management company posted third-quarter and annual profit outlooks below analysts’ forecasts.

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