Stocks ended down Wednesday after the Federal Reserve noted the U.S. economy was strengthening but the central bank kept interest rates near zero.
Here are some of the market's biggest gainers for Wednesday:
1. Deutsche Bank | Increase 11%
Deutsche Bank (DB) - Get Report climbed after the financial-services company beat Wall Street's first-quarter-earnings estimate. The company posted profit of about $1.2 billion on revenue equivalent to $8.7 billion, the best quarter in seven years.
2. Yum China Holdings | Increase 5.9%
Shares of Yuma China Holdings (YUMC) - Get Report rose after the fast-food-restaurant operator in China beat Wall Street's first-quarter earnings expectations. Yum China was spun off from Yum Brands (YUM) - Get Report, which also reported better than expected results Wednesday.
3. Genpact | Increase 5.9%
Genpact (G) - Get Report advanced after S&P Dow Jones Indices said the information technology company would replace financial services company Genworth Financial (GNW) - Get Report n the S&P MidCap 400 before trading opens May 3. Genworth will replace Glu Mobile (GLUU) - Get Report in the S&P SmallCap 600.
4. Haverty Furniture | Increase 13%
Shares of Haverty Furniture (HVT) - Get Report surged after the residential furniture and accessories company beat Wall Street's first-quarter-earnings expectations. Consolidated sales increased 32% to $236.5 million, while comparable-store sales increased 11.5%.
5. Hess Corp. | Increase 7.6%
Hess Corp. (HES) - Get Report climbed after the oil and gas producer beat Wall Street's first-quarter-earnings estimates. The company reported net income of $252 million, or 82 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $2.4 billion, or $8 a share, a year earlier.