NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Chevron Corp., down $2.15 to $104.86
The energy company and its competitors continue to feel the pressure from low crude oil prices.
Yum Brands Inc., down $4.69 to $70.53
The owner of the Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut chains cut its outlook because sales in China are recovering more slowly than expected after a food-safety scare.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., down $1.77 to $60.68
Regulators proposed the eight biggest U.S. banks be required to increase the capital they set aside to cushion against losses.
Broadcom Corp., up 3 cents to $42.68
The communications and networking infrastructure company raised its revenue outlook and increased its dividend by 17 per cent.
JetBlue Airways Corp., up 11 cents to $15.15
The airline reported a 10.1 per cent passenger traffic boost in November as it also increased capacity by 6 per cent in that period.
Vera Bradley Inc., up 8 cents to $21.61
The handbag and accessories company reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter profit, but provided a weak outlook.
Land’s End Inc., down $3.71 to $46.95
The company reported a dip in quarterly revenue on a mix of fewer shops and a drop in sales at stores open at least a year, which is a key measure.
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc., up 21 cents to $4.11
The homebuilder’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit met Wall Street expectations and its quarterly revenue beat analyst forecasts.