Walt Disney and Agilent are big market movers
- Associated Press
- September 19, 2013 - 3:35 PM
NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Agilent Technologies Inc., up $1.66 to $50.98
The scientific instrument maker is spinning off its electronic measurement business into a new publically traded company.
Lincoln National Corp., down $1.61 to $42.21
Banks were some of the biggest losers on the S&P 500 after the Fed stuck to an aggresive monetary policy that keeps interest rates low.
Walt Disney Co., down $1.39 to $65.72
The entertainment company postpones the release of Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," and also "Finding Dory," the sequel to "Finding Nemo."
JPMorgan Chase & Co., down 66 cents to $52.75
The bank will pay $920 million and has admitted that it failed to watch over trading that led to a $6 billion loss.
Groupon, Inc., up $1.04 to $12.59
Stifel Nicolaus upgrades the online deals company, saying operations in Europe are stabilizing and the domestic market is growing.
OraSure Technologies Inc., up 65 cents to $6.41
The oral fluid diagnostic and specimen collection device company easily topped Wall Street expectations for its most recent quarter.
GT Advanced Technologies Inc., up 80 cents to $8.35
UBS upgrades the lighting and solar technology company, citing the increased percentage of sapphire content in new smartphones.
Apogee Enterprises, Inc., down 40 cents to $29.10
The glass and acrylics company falls a little short on profit and revenue during its most recent reporting period.
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