RIM, Krispy Kreme, KBR are big market movers

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


Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., up 73 cents at $8.57

The doughnut chain’s second-quarter profit rose, thanks to a one-time gain on the sale of its Mexican business interests.

KBR Inc., up $1.95 at $28.62

The engineering and construction company said that it is buying up to 10 million of its outstanding common shares.


Research In Motion Ltd., up 96 cents at $29.18

A Sterne Agee analyst upgraded the Blackberry maker’s shares to “Buy” saying its new phones will help attract new customers.

First Solar Inc., up $4.22 at $100.71

A Collins Stewart upgraded shares of the solar panel maker to “Buy” saying the company will benefit from its backlog of projects.

DFC Global Corp., up $2.61 at $21.71

The company, formerly known as Dollar Financial, said increased demand for its payday loans helped boost fourth-quarter profit.

MICROS Systems Inc., up $4.93 at $45.95

The company, which provides computer systems to hotels and restaurants, said its fourth-quarter profit rose nearly 23 percent.

Shoe Carnival Inc., down 82 cents at $25.97

A drop in customer traffic at the shoe retailer contributed to a 34 percent drop in its second-quarter net income.

OmniVision Technologies Inc., down $7.55 at $17.27

The image sensor maker posted a second-quarter forecast that fell short of what Wall Street was expecting.