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.

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Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
SMAL Summit Bancshares Inc. (CA) 29.00 0.25 0.87 300

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