NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:
Computer Sciences Corp., up $15 to $50.65
The company is buying Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s business service unit for $8.5 billion.
Chevron Corp., up $1.58 to $101.77
Shareholders voted down a proposal that would have forced the energy company to take stronger stand on limiting climate change.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., down $5.53 to $75.59
The Chinese e-commerce giant said U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices.
Microsoft Corp., up 53 cents to $52.12
The company said it will cut 1,850 jobs in its troubled mobile phone business and take a $950 million writedown.
Express Inc., down $1.35 to $14.68
The clothing and accessories chain reported disappointing results and gave weak projections for the rest of the year.
Monsanto Co., up $2.38 to $111.68
German conglomerate Bayer said it’s committed to completing its acquisition of the seed company, which said Tuesday that it’s open to talks.
Sanofi, up 76 cents to $40.97
The French drugmaker said it wants to replace the entire board of Medivation, which recently rejected a $9.3 billion offer from Sanofi.
Schlumberger NV, up $2.29 to $77.91
Energy companies rose as the price of oil continued to move higher.