Time out: Mattel shares dropped 7 percent to $14.84 Friday after reports that Toys ‘R’ Us, which accounts for 8 percent of its sales, may liquidate operations. Mattel shares have declined 37 percent in the past year.
Deal bounce: Dana Inc. shares rose 3.5 percent to $27.14 Friday after it announced a deal to buy a division of GKN PLC for $6.1 billion. GKN, which had been under pressure from an activist investor, saw its shares rise 3 percent to $6.01. Ohio-based Dana said the company will be based in the U.K after the deal is closes.
Spoilage: Grocery store Kroger’s shares dropped 11.2 percent to $23.31 Thursday after it posted a bigger fourth-quarter profit and said its digital sales almost doubled in the past year, but forecast a profit for the current year that disappointed investors. Shares closed Friday at $24.08.
Kit fit: Blue Apron shares dropped 4 percent to $2.63 Monday after Walmart said it would expand its own meal kit service into 2,000 stores. Shares closed at $2.29.
Loss leader: Ascena Retail Group shares dropped 6 percent to $2.28 Tuesday after the parent of Ann Taylor reported a weak second quarter and forecast a loss in the next quarter. The stock closed Friday at $2.01.
Unprintable: Publisher Tronc’s shares dropped 21 percent to $15.69 Thursday after its profit fell short of Wall Street forecasts. Shares closed Friday at $14.76.
Overbuilt: Homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises shares dropped 7 percent to $2.12 Thursday after it reported a wider first-quarter loss. Shares closed Friday at $2.13.