NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Kohl’s Corp., up $1.80 to $56.91
The retailer reported profit that remained nearly flat during the second-quarter, but the results beat Wall Street expectations.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up 36 cents to $74.39
The retailer posted slightly higher quarterly profits, but said sales remained sluggish and the company trimmed its outlook.
Ultra Petroleum Corp., up 65 cents to $23.11
The oil company will pay $925 million to buy Marcellus Shale properties from a Royal Dutch Shell unit and expand production.
Keurig Green Mountain Inc., up 25 cents to $114.30
The coffee company will raise prices by up to 9 per cent in November because of higher costs for unroasted coffee and materials.
Cisco Systems Inc., down 66 cents to $24.54
The company will lay off up to 6,000 workers worldwide, or 8 per cent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring program.
Plug Power Inc., up 25 cents to $6.11
The fuel cell company reported a doubling in quarterly revenue, topping expectations, on an increase in demand for its units.
Noodles & Co., down $4.05 to $21.16
The restaurant company reported worse-than-expected quarterly financial results and projected an outlook below expectations.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., down $11.92 to $52.63
The restaurant company reported a drop in quarterly profit and revenue that fell far short of Wall Street expectations.