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Big Movers in the Stock Market

August 9, 2006

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


Boston Beer Co., up $1.83 at $30.83

The brewer of Samuel Adams beers reported a 55 percent surge in second-quarter profits.

Hospira Inc.

Profits at the hospital products maker missed analysts’ estimates, and the company lowered its full-year forecasts.

Morgan Stanley, up 32 cents at $66.60

Saxon Capital Inc., up $3.08 at $14.05

The real estate investment trust is to be purchased by Morgan Stanley for $706 million, or $14.10 per share.


American Science and Engineering Inc., down $8.62 at $37.18

Earnings at the X-ray equipment provider missed Wall Street profit forecasts by 32 cents per share.

Bob Evans Farms Inc., down $2.26 at $25.91

Sales at the restaurant chain fell in July, leading the company to lower its quarterly earnings guidance.

Churchill Downs Inc., up $1.94 at $38.60

Record revenues from this year’s Kentucky Derby helped the racing and wagering company to post higher second-quarter profits.

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