Whirlpool and Corning slide, DuPont and Supervalu rise
Apr. 26, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
Whirlpool Corp., down $6.61 to $179.43
The appliance maker behind Maytag, KitchenAid and other brands reported disappointing profit and sales, hurt by the strong dollar.
DuPont & Co., up $1.58 to $67.55
The chemicals giant forecast a larger annual profit, saying the strong dollar won't hurt its results as much as it predicted.
Ingersoll-Rand PLC, up $1.36 to $65.39
The manufacturing company posted a larger-than-expected profit and raised its profit projections for the year.
Supervalu Inc., up 20 cents to $5.35
The grocery store chain's fiscal fourth-quarter profit was larger than analysts expected.
Corning Inc., down $1.75 to $19.22
The specialty glass company's first-quarter sales were weaker than expected.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $4.01 to $154.01
Drug companies stocks fell as investors looked ahead to the latest Senate hearing on drug prices.
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc., down $3.93 to $11.02
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said Sarepta's muscular dystrophy drug eteplirsen shouldn't be approved.
Paccar Inc., up $2.88 to $58.93
Excluding one-time items, the truck maker reported a larger profit than analysts expected.