Exxon, Sprint, Akamai are big market movers

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


Exxon Mobil Corp., down $1.85 at $81.46

Higher oil prices and bigger refining margins drove quarterly profit up 41 percent, but analysts had expected stronger growth.

Sprint Nextel Corp., down 82 cents at $4.34

The wireless carrier added more subscribers, but its quarterly loss widened as it spent more to attract customers.

Boston Scientific Corp., up 57 cents at $7.28

The medical device maker raised its outlook for the year and said it was cutting 5 to 6 percent of its workforce to curb costs.

Liz Claiborne Inc., up 83 cents at $6.29

The maker of Lucky Brand, Juicy Couture and Kate Spade posted a deeper quarterly loss. But analysts say results are improving.


Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., up $14.46 at $102.57

The single-cup coffee seller’s net income nearly tripled in the last quarter as consumers embraced the Keurig brewing system.

Akamai Technologies Inc., down $5.64 at $23.84

The website content delivery company’s forecast fell short of expectations. It’s facing pricing pressures and increased competition.

TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., down $2.73 at $7.48

The wireless chip maker said a shift to faster 3G and 4G wireless networks was hurting sales of its chips for mobile phones.

Strayer Education Inc., down $21 at $122.25

The for-profit education company’s new student enrollments dropped sharply in the second quarter, and its profit outlook was weak.