KB Home and HealthEquity rise while Boeing and Pier 1 slip
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:
Pier 1 Imports Inc., down 85 cents to $7.93
The home decor company reported a steeper-than-expected decline in sales at established stores.
Boeing Co., down $10.92 to $364.02
A new software problem has been found in the airplane maker’s troubled 737 Max.
KB Home, up $1.86 to $25.93
The homebuilder blew past Wall Street’s fiscal second quarter profit and revenue forecasts.
Herman Miller Inc., up $6.26 to $44.09
The furniture company beat analysts’ first quarter profit forecasts and gave investors a solid revenue forecast for the current quarter.
HealthEquity Inc., up $3.09 to $65.27
The health savings account company is buying employee benefits company WageWorks for about $2 billion.
OFG Bancorp., up $3.03 to $23.66
The bank is buying Scotiabanks’ Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island operations for a combined $560 million.
Apogee Enterprises Inc., up $4.34 to $43.74
The glass products company beat Wall Street’s first quarter financial forecasts.
Conagra Brands Inc., down $3.50 to $25.43
The food maker’s fiscal fourth quarter profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts.