NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Kohl’s Corp., up $1.07 at $55.36
The department store operator’s third-quarter profit rose thanks to strong demand for its Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony lines.
Merck & Co. Inc., up $1.18 at $34.97
The drugmaker will raise its quarterly dividend by 4 cents to 42 cents per share this quarter, its first increase since 2004.
Viacom Inc., up $2.55 at $51.83
The media company said its earnings tripled and revenue rose 22 percent on the success of movie “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.”
Foot Locker Inc., up $1.09 at $22.18
A Sterne Agee analyst reiterated his “Buy” rating on the sports retailer’s stock saying it will likely overcome the NBA lockout.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., down $26.13 at $40.89
The seller of single-serve coffee products posted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue that fell short of what analysts were expecting.
PriceSmart Inc., down $7.14 at $68.71
The wholesale club operator said that its fourth-quarter profit fell nearly 4 percent, as higher costs hurt its bottom line.
Cisco Systems Inc., up $1 at $18.61
The maker of computer networking gear, which is in the midst of a turnaround, posted earnings that beat Wall Street estimates.
AMC Networks Inc., up $1.89 at $34.42
The company, which operates cable channels We TV and IFC, said its third-quarter net income rose 58 percent from a year ago.