NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
Monsanto Co., down $7.19 to $85.30
The agribusiness company cut its annual profit forecast in part because of the strong dollar.
Brown-Forman Corp., down $1.47 to $96.19
The spirits maker cut its full-year profit forecast because of the strong dollar and weaker sales in emerging markets.
Everyday Health Inc., up 89 cents to $5.55
The digital health and wellness company issued a strong quarterly report.
Guidewire Software Inc., up $1.93 to $52.45
The insurance software company posted higher profit and better sales than expected.
NextEra Energy Inc., down 24 cents to $112.36
The electricity company fell with other utilities on rising bond yields, which make utility dividends less attractive to investors.
Ross Stores Inc., up $1.51 to $57.74
The discount retailer reported better-than-expected profit and sales for its latest quarter.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., down $1.38 to $11.91
The sporting goods retailer fell after rival Sports Authority said it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Zynga Inc., up 9 cents to $2.25
The online games company said former Electronic Arts executive Frank Gibeau will become CEO next week.