Disney, Target, Wal-Mart and Costco are big market movers

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


Target Corp., up 28 cents to $73.44

The retailer said it had its biggest day of online sales on Thanksgiving on strong demand for Apple iPads and Nintendo Wii U gaming consoles.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., down 35 cents to $59.89

Shares of the world’s largest retailer slipped heading into the holiday shopping season. Some 25 million customers accessed its store maps and circulars online.

The Walt Disney Co., down $3.54 to $115.13

The entertainment company said subscribers for sports network ESPN dropped 3 per cent from the previous year to 92 million.

Barrick Gold Corp., down 27 cents to $7.11

Shares of the gold producer fell as the price of gold moved lower in light trading following the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.

NextEra Energy Inc., up 49 cents to $99.37

The energy company said it is selling two of its natural gas power facilities in Texas for about $1.59 billion.

Scorpio Bulkers Inc., up 7 cents to 94 cents

The owner and operator of shipping carriers said it reached an agreement to sell six of its ships for about $227 million.

Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc., down 4 cents to 91 cents

The drilling services company was warned by the New York Stock Exchange that its stock may be delisted if it doesn’t boost its market value.


Costco Wholesale Corp., up $1.19 to $163.58

Federal officials say a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler may be the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad.