NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Best Buy Co., up $2.48 to $38.02
The electronics retailer reported better-than-expected third-quarter results, partly on higher revenue and cost cuts.
Salesforce.com Inc., down $2.72 to $58.30
The customer-management software developer reported better-than-expected quarterly results, but its outlook fell short.
Williams-Sonoma Inc., up $5.80 to $75.22
The seller of cookware and home furnishings reported better-than-expected third-quarter results and positive guidance.
Activision Blizzard Inc., up $1.54 to $21.11
The videogame maker reached a settlement with Vivendi SA and others in a shareholder lawsuit and will receive $275 million.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., up 77 cents to $15.14
The casino and resort operator revealed a proposal to turn its most debt-heavy division into a real estate investment trust.
Dollar Tree Inc., up $3.24 to $65.87
The discount retailer reported better-than-expected third-quarter results and issued a positive full-year fiscal outlook.
Kirkland’s Inc., up $4.44 to $22.53
The home decorations retailer reported better-than-expected third-quarter results.
Novavax Inc., up 20 cents to $5.04
The biotechnology company received FDA approval for a swifter development program of its potential maternal immunization.