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Big Movers in the Stock Market

November 19, 2003

NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.


Analog Devices Inc., up $2.01 at $46.90

The chipmaker said quarterly profit more than doubled and beat Wall Street’s forecasts.

General Electric Co., up $1.01 at $29.45

The company said it will likely increase its quarterly dividend by a penny to 20 cents a share next year.

UnitedHealth Group Inc., up 90 cents at $50

The health insurer reaffirmed its 2003 estimates and 2004 outlook, citing strong growth.


SoundView Technology Group Inc., up $2.15 at $15.40

Charles Schwab Corp. agreed to acquire the research and investment banking firm in a deal worth about $324 million in cash.

AT&T Wireless Services Inc., down 9 cents at $6.52

The telecom company reportedly plans to lay off more than 10 percent of its 30,000 workers over the next year.

DoubleClick Inc., up 72 cents at $8.47

Citigroup’s Smith Barney division upgraded the tech company’s stock rating to ``buy″ from ``sell.″

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