Big retail: Walmart climbed 7.9 percent to $96.90 Thursday after it reported strong third-quarter results and raised its annual profit outlook. Online sales continued to surge and food sales were strong as well. Its shares closed Friday at $97.47.
Home sweet home: Beazer Homes USA climbed 3.2 percent to $22.24 Wednesday after the homebuilder posted a far-larger profit and stronger sales than analysts expected. The stock finished the week at $20.50.
Reboot: Macom Solutions Technology Holdings slumped 16.3 percent to $30.66 Wednesday after the chipmaker’s latest quarterly results showed revenue fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. The company cited sluggish network infrastructure demand in China. Shares closed Friday at $32.85.
Shopping for malls: GGP jumped 7.1 percent to $23.77 Monday after Brookfield Property Partners offered to buy the rest of the shopping mall owner for $14 billion, or $23 a share. GGP shares closed the week at $23.66.
No spark: General Electric sank 3.8 percent to $19.70 Monday after issuing a weak forecast for next year and cutting its dividend in half to help pay for a major restructuring. Shares closed the week at $18.21.
Tech hit: Internet gear maker Cisco Systems rose 7.1 percent to $36.55 Thursday after it reported a bigger profit than expected and said revenue should grow in its next quarter after two years of declines. The stock closed the week at $35.90.