Mattel and GE march higher while Yum, C.H. Robinson slip

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday.

Mattel Inc., up $1.46 to $12.02

The toy maker handily beat analysts’ third-quarter profit forecasts on strong sales of its Barbie and Hot Wheels brands.

General Electric Co., up $1.04 to $10.11

The industrial conglomerate raised its forecast for a key measure of profitability following a surprisingly good third-quarter report.

Crocs Inc., up $5.21 to $38.53

The footwear maker solidly topped Wall Street’s third-quarter profit forecasts.

PriceSmart Inc., up $2.54 to $74.29

The warehouse club operator’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit beat Wall Street expectations.

Johnson & Johnson, up $3.72 to $132.84

The consumer products maker said new testing of a batch of baby powder that was recently recalled did not show any traces of asbestos.

Molson Coors Brewing Co., down $1.69 to $53

The brewer is consolidating some operations and cutting jobs as part of a broad restructuring plan.

Yum Brands Inc., down $6.38 to $103.34

The owner of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC chains reported surprisingly weak third-quarter profit and sales.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., down $13.44 to $77.08

The trucking company’s third-quarter profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts.

The Associated Press