Big movers in the stock market
NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
Alpharma Inc., down $18.00 at $38.50
The generic drug maker met Wall Street estimates for quarterly earnings, but reported disappointing revenues.
Officemax Inc., up 38 cents at $2.88
The troubled office-products chain said announced two new lines of credit and said it is considering closing about 50 underperforming stores.
Micron Technology Inc., up $2.00 to $34.75
The chipmaker said simulation models are now available for its new memory devices.
Rambus Inc., down $8.50 at $44.94
The maker of high-speed memory for computers saw its shares fall on a report that one of its chief customers, Intel, will be using less of its products.
Expedia Inc., up $3.75 at $12.81
The online travel agency reported narrower than expected quarterly losses.
Rent-A-Center Inc., up $2.44 at $29.19
The renting company beat Wall Street estimated for the third-quarter by 1 cent.