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Weight Watchers, DreamWorks, Kraft and BHP 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:

NYSE

Weight Watchers International Inc., up $5.96 to $22.89

The weight-loss program operator reported better-than-expected third-quarter results and boosted its revenue outlook.

BHP Billiton Ltd., down $1.69 to $30.75

The mining operator’s shares slid as more details emerged about a deadly disaster at a mine co-owned by the company in Brazil.

Men’s Wearhouse Inc., down $17.40 to $22.70

The clothing retailer slashed its profit forecasts citing a steep sales drop at the Jos. A. Bank stores it acquired last year.

Nasdaq

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., up $2.97 to $23.18

The animation studio reported a third-quarter loss, but its results beat Wall Street expectations.

The Kraft Heinz Co., down $3.41 to $72.01

The maker of Oscar Mayer meats, Jell-O pudding and Velveeta Cheese reported worse-than-expected third-quarter earnings.

Nvidia Corp., up $3.84 to $31.55

The maker of graphic chips and processors for phones and tablets reported better-than-expected third-quarter profit and revenue.

News Corp., down 47 cents to $14.88

The publishing company and owner of The Wall Street Journal reported worse-than-expected fiscal first-quarter profit and revenue.

ZS Pharma Inc., up $25.73 to $89.04

AstraZeneca is buying the biotechnology company in a deal worth $2.7 billion, giving it a potential hyperkalemia treatment.