NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
SFN Group Inc., up $4.71 at $13.93
Dutch staffing company Randstad offered $771 million for the U.S. staffing company. SFN’s management backed the deal.
New York Times Co., up 17 cents at $9.14
The newspaper publisher posted a quarterly loss, but said The New York Times’ new, paid online subscription service showed promise.
Morgan Stanley, up $2.48 at $24.20
The investment bank reported a much smaller loss than investors were expecting thanks to a pickup in trading revenue.
Genworth Financial Inc., down $1.26 at $8.21
The insurer expects a second-quarter loss due to “worsening trends” in its mortgage insurance business and the weak housing market.
ITT Educational Services Inc., down $4.69 at $87.90
The for-profit school chain’s steep decline in student enrollments led to a 17.7 percent drop in quarterly net income.
Travelzoo Inc., down $29.71 at $56
The travel deals publisher posted quarterly results that missed expectations despite a 51 percent increase in net income.
Express Scripts Inc., up $2.81 at $55.36
The pharmacy benefits manager is buying rival Medco Health for $29.1 billion. The giant company could get bigger drug discounts.
Seagate Technology PLC, down $2.86 at $14.13
The hard-disk drive maker predicted fiscal first-quarter results below expectations, citing uncertainty in the global economy.