Hillshire, Ford, Quiksilver, Dollar General and Wynn Resorts are big market movers

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


Ford Motor Co., up 11 cents to $16.55

Brisk demand for SUVs and pickups, plus a strong Memorial Day weekend, pushed U.S. auto sales to a nine-year high in May.

The Hillshire Brands Co., up $5.08 to $58.65

The food maker will speak with both Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride about a buyout after the latter upped its bid to $6.8 billion.

Wynn Resorts Ltd., down $9.79 to $208.23

International casinos are under pressure after the Asian gambling mecca Macau reported meagre revenue gains for the month of May.

Quiksilver Inc., down $2.38 to $3.41

A staple of 1990s beach culture is starting to show its age, with deep clothing discounts failing to snare a new generation.

Dollar General Corp., up $2.11 to $56.41

Sales are rising as the discount retailer rolls out its expansion plans, though it fell short of first-quarter profit projections.


Advanced Energy Industries Inc., down $1.24 to $17.76

Analysts with Needham and Citigroup downgraded the power conversion company after the resignation of its CEO Garry Rogerson.

American Woodmark Corp., up 31 cents to $28.05

Slim quarterly profits were forgiven as investors focused on the cabinet maker’s higher sales volumes and improved labour costs.

Applied Materials Inc., up 90 cents to $21.42

Jefferies initiates coverage of the supplier to the computer chip and solar sectors, saying it will benefit from consolidation.