MasterCard, Lexmark, Ciber are big market movers

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

MasterCard Inc., up $39.98 at $338.47

Quarterly profit rose as cardholders used their credit and debit cards more, and the company added new banks to its issuer list.

Ciber Inc., down $1.22 at $3.94

The IT services and outsourcing company withdrew its 2011 financial guidance, citing problematic projects in North America.

CenturyLink Inc., down $2.27 at $34.66

The phone company’s quarterly profit shrunk 78 percent as it wrote down the value of Qwest, and it slashed its earnings forecast.

Boston Beer Co., down $2.04 at $86.65

The brewer of Samuel Adams beer cuts its earnings forecast for 2011, and said it might raise prices later this year.

Lexmark International Inc., up $1.87 at $34.45

The printer maker said it plans to resume its stock buyback program, and will repurchase $250 million of its shares this year.


j2 Global Communications Inc., up $4.30 at $30.28

Quarterly net income climbed 52 percent, the company raised its outlook for the year and declared its first dividend.

Lincoln Educational Services Corp., down $4.02 at $13.26

The for-profit school company cut its forecast for the year because of a sharp drop in the number of students enrolling.

SuccessFactors, Inc., up $3.57 at $28.85

The company, which makes human resources software, posted a revenue guidance that topped expectations after a strong quarter.