NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, up $1.53 to $18.94
The auto parts and services company considers Carl Icahn’s $1 billion buyout offer superior to a rival offer from Bridgestone.
Transocean Ltd., up 37 cents to $12.71
The offshore drilling company’s stock bounced back after dipping on news that Shell is ending a contract early for a rig in Alaska.
Triumph Group Inc., up $6.56 to $40.98
The aircraft supplier named Daniel J. Crowley as its next CEO. Crowley was previously an executive at defence contractor Raytheon Co.
Kohl’s Corp., up $1.57 to $48.81
Shares of the department store operator rose on the same day the Conference Board said U.S. consumer confidence rose in December.
Qualcomm Inc., up $1.30 to $50.88
The chip maker signed two separate license deals with Chinese smartphone makers Tianyu and Haier to use Qualcomm’s technology.
Whole Foods Market Inc., down 1 cent to $34.23
The natural and organic supermarket operator will pay New York City $500,000 to settle allegations it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods.
Calavo Growers Inc., down $1.14 to $49.51
The avocado grower posted financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.
MeetMe Inc., up 12 cents to $3.42
The app and website that lets users meet new people said more than 30 million chats were sent on a single day this week, a record.