Dollar General and DuPont are big market movers

Associated Press |

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Dollar General Corp., down $4.49 to $57.19

The discount retailer's CEO, Richard W. Dreiling, plans to retire by next year and the company is searching for a replacement.

DuPont, down $2.26 to $65.44

The chemical and agriculture conglomerate cut its profit outlook because of weaker sales of corn seeds and the harsh winter.

Nike Inc., up 82 cents to $77.68

The athletic gear company's fiscal fourth-quarter profit topped Wall Street expectations and orders have increased through the year.

Manitowac Co., up $3.22 to $32.93

The industrial equipment company said it will review suggestions made by activist shareholder Relational Investors LLC.

Nasdaq

Amedisys Inc., up $4.01 to $17.46

The home health and hospice care company signals an improved second-quarter as a result of better expense controls.

Progress Software Corp., up $1.88 to $24.12

The software company reported a boost in second-quarter profit and upbeat annual guidance, exceeding Wall Street expectations.

Gibraltar Industries Inc., down $1.31 to $15.30

The building and industrial products company cut its outlook for the second quarter, citing the impact from the harsh winter.

IPC The Hospitalist Co., up $3.60 to $44.69

An RBC Capital Markets analyst upgraded his recommendation of the health care services company, citing opportunities for growth.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
SMAL Summit Bancshares Inc. (CA) 54.20 0.20 0.36 6,300

Comments

Watchlist

Symbol Last Price Change % Change
AAPL

     
AMZN

     
HD

     
JPM

     
IBM

     
BA

     
WMT

     
DIS

     
XOM

     

Q BioMed CEO provides a Corporate Update

Denis Corin, CEO of Q BioMed Inc. ”Q“, a biomedical acceleration and development company, focused on licensing and acquiring undervalued biomedical assets in the healthcare sector, provides a corporate update.

Emerging Growth

Radient Technologies Inc.

Radient Technologies Inc is engaged in research, development and commercialization of environmentally responsible technology for the extraction, isolation and purification of soluble products from a wide range of materials using…