Verifone, Nutrisystem, Sunesis are market movers

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


Stage Stores Inc., down 72 cents at $13.63

The retailer said that its fourth-quarter net income rose 2 percent on higher revenue, but its results missed expectations.

Verifone Systems Inc., up $3.69 at $50.24

The electronic payment company posted fiscal first-quarter results and a full-year forecast that beat Wall Street expectations.

Monster Worldwide Inc., up 80 cents at $8.32

The online job listing company said it hired Stone Key Partners and BofA Merrill Lynch to help it consider strategic alternatives.

Harvest Natural Resources Inc., up $1.44 at $7.70

The Houston-based oil and gas company said it is negotiating the sale of its stake in oil-producing assets in Venezuela.


Nutrisystem Inc., down $1.30 at $10.58

The weight-loss company posted a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter loss and weak guidance as it spent more on advertising.

Shuffle Master Inc., up $1.48 at $16.05

The slot machine maker’s first-quarter profit rose 59 percent. It also said it will buy online poker company Ongame Network for $39 million.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc., up 22 cents at $2.26

A Canaccord analyst initiated coverage of the biopharmaceutical company with a “Buy” rating on the potential of a cancer treatment.

OmniVision Technologies Inc., up $1.33 at $17.16

A Baird analyst upgraded the image sensor maker’s stock saying he thinks the sensor may be used in Apple’s new iPad.