Big Movers in the Stock Market
NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
Guess? Inc., up $4.15 at $24.90
The fashion company’s sales for stores open at least a year rose 14.2 percent in September.
Marriott International Inc., up $1.25 at $64.42
Profits at the hotel chain rose 12 percent due to higher room rates.
Stone Energy Corp., down $6.02 at $50.05
The oil and gas company lowered its production forecasts for the third quarter and the rest of the year due to hurricane-related disruptions.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., down $2.11 at $21.59
The computer security firm reduced its revenue forecasts and announced the $225 million acquisition of privately held Sourcefire Inc.
Medicines Co., down $4.48 at $17.45
Slow product demand and a restructuring effort led the drug maker to reduce its revenue expectations for the year.
Viisage Technology Inc., up $1.14 at $4.78
The maker of face-recognition technology said a private investment firm paid $100 million for an equity stake, which the company plans to use for acquisitions.