NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Sprint Nextel Corp., up 68 cents at $4.05
The wireless carrier reported a wider second-quarter loss. But its service revenue rose, beating Wall Street expectations.United Continental Holdings Inc., down $1.21 at $19.20 The airline said that its second-quarter net income dropped 37 percent as it continued to wrestle with merger-related issues. Las Vegas Sands Corp., down $1.10 at $36.41 The casino operator said that its second-quarter profit fell 35 percent as its table winnings fell in the U.S. and in Asia. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., down $2.58 at $38.57 The mining and natural resources company said that its second-quarter net income fell 37 percent as iron ore prices weakened. Ruby Tuesday Inc., down 49 cents at $5.68 The casual restaurant chain reported a loss in the fiscal fourth-quarter as its expenses and costs for closing restaurants rose. Nasdaq Crocs Inc., up $2.34 at $16.23 The maker of plastic clogs posted better-than-expected second quarter earnings due to strong sales in Asia and the Americas. Western Digital Corp., up $6.80 at $39.27 The maker of hard drives said that its net income jumped nearly five-fold in its fourth quarter, beating analyst expectations. Whole Foods Market Inc., up $9.57 at $94.10 The natural and organic foods store chain upped its full-year profit outlook after its third-quarter net income jumped 32 percent.