Yahoo, Nvidia, Urban Outfitters are market movers

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


Bank of America Corp., up 49 cents at $7.48

Two key executives left the bank, while two others were promoted to the COO role, as part of the company’s turnaround efforts.

Consol Energy Inc., up $1.91 at $45.56

Hess said it is paying $593 million for a 50 percent stake in an oil and gas field that Consol Energy owns.

Darden Restaurants Inc., down $1.64 at $44.54

The owner of the Red Lobster and Olive Garden chains cut its profit forecast because of the impact from Hurricane Irene.


Yahoo Inc., up 70 cents at $13.61

The Web portal fired Carol Bartz as CEO because of doubts that she could steer the company through a long-promised turnaround.

Nvidia Corp., up $1.07 at $14.25

The computer graphics technology company expects fiscal 2013 revenue to be higher than what Wall Street analysts had predicted.

Altera Corp., up 32 cents at $35.18

The chipmaker cut its third-quarter sales forecast because demand for its products has weakened in several industries.

Urban Outfitters Inc., down 52 cents at $25.26

The owner of the Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie chains said a key sales measure was slipping in the current quarter.

Finish Line Inc., up 83 cents at $20.07

A Canaccord analyst initiated coverage of the athletic retailer’s shares with a “Buy” rating.