NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
Whole Foods Market Inc., down $1.60 to $30.92
Regulators said there are “serious violations” at a kitchen in Massachusetts that may have resulted in contaminated food.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc., up 79 cents to $11
The price of copper jumped about 2 per cent on Wednesday, giving metals companies a lift.
PVH Corp., up $3 to $97.38
The owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands gave a presentation that pleased investors.
Bob Evans Farms Inc., down $4.05 to $40.69
The restaurant chain forecast a smaller annual profit than investors were expecting.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., up 26 cents to $42.94
The bedding retailer said it will buy home decor company One Kings Lane.
Patriot National Inc., up $1.83 to $8.75
Insurance software company Ebix agreed to buy Patriot National, which provides services to workers’ compensation insurers, for about $254.9 million.
Dynegy Inc., down 72 cents to $16.13
The power company said it will buy Energy Capital Partners’ stake in a joint venture between the companies.
Progressive Corp., down 34 cents to $31.75
The insurance company said its profit fell last month compared to the previous year.