NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., down 32 cents to $15.77
The theme park operator’s CEO, Jim Atchison, is stepping down as the company deals with low attendance and bad publicity.
Esterline Technologies Corp., down $13.90 to $103.63
The aerospace and defence supplier reported quarterly profit and revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Talisman Energy Inc., up 60 cents to $4.29
Senior executives from Spain’s Repsol are in Calgary for discussions to buy the energy company, according to the Financial Times.
Quiksilver Inc., up 43 cents to $1.91
The skateboard and surfing-themed clothing maker reported worse-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue.
Adobe Systems Inc., up $6.28 to $76.02
The software maker reported better-than-expected financial results and plans to buy stock image and video company Fotolia.
ChemoCentryx Inc., up $1.11 to $5.60
The biotechnology company reported positive results from a midstage clinical trial of its potential kidney disease treatment.
Windstream Holdings Inc., down 91 cents to $8.47
The communications company named Bob Gunderman as its chief financial officer after serving in the interim position since October.
Caesar’s Entertainment Corp., down $2.03 to $12.83
The Wall Street Journal reported that the casino operator reached a tentative deal with bondholders over debt restructuring.