NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
Exxon Mobil Corp., up 42 cents at $37.25
Banc of American Securities raised its rating on Exxon Mobil to ``buy″ from ``neutral.″
Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc., up $2.01 at $16.97
Bear Stearns upgraded Fairchild Semiconductor to ``outperform″ from ``peer perform.″
Motorola Inc., $10.73, unchanged
Morgan Stanley lowered its rating on Motorola to ``equal-weight″ from ``overweight.″
Corinthian Colleges Inc., down $1.25 at $54.76
The for-profit post-secondary education company posted fourth-quarter earnings of 39 cents a share, beating analysts’ expectations by 2 cents.
3Com Corp., up 30 cents at $5.72
US Bancorp Piper Jaffray raised its rating on 3Com, which makes networking hardware and software, to ``market perform″ from ``underperform.″
Xoma Ltd., down 45 cents at $9.30
Fulcrum lowered its rating on drugmaker Xoma to ``neutral″ from ``buy.″