NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Verizon Communications Inc., up $1.26 to $47.82
The largest U.S. wireless carrier may be snapping up Vodafone’s stake in a joint venture for $100 billion.
Campbell Soup Co., down $1.38 to $43.33
The food company posted a loss for the fourth quarter as it tried to sell a European business.
Guess Inc., up $3.51 to $30.82
The company best known for its jeans posts a strong quarterly performance along with a rising profit forecast for the year.
Signet Jewelers Ltd., down $2.83 to $67
The company fails to follow the path of other jewelry retailers in its latest quarter and falls short of Wall Street expectations.
Corinthian Colleges Inc., down 26 cents to $2.35
CEO Jack Massimino expects “another challenging year” at the for-profit educator, which cut its guidance.
The Fresh Market Inc., down $6.27 to $48.01
The grocer is downgraded by UBS, which sees earnings-per-share growth delayed for another six months.
Urban Outfitters Inc., up 54 cents to $42.49
Announcing major buyback programs almost every other year, the retailer says it will buy back as many as 10 million shares.
Stemline Therapeutics Inc., up $1.32 to $35.20
Jefferies Group initiated coverage of the biopharmaceutical company, citing upcoming pivotal trials of its lead drug used to treat leukemia.