SeaWorld, Adobe, ChemoCentryx, Talisman, and Caesar's are big market movers

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.