Shares of

Lowe's

(LOW) - Get Report

were among the

NYSE's

winners Friday, rising 4% after the home improvement retailer's fourth-quarter results topped Wall Street's forecast.

The company earned $613 million, or 40 cents a share, on revenue of $10.4 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected earnings of 37 cents a share and revenue of $10.36 billion. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $693 million, or 43 cents a share, on revenue of $10.8 billion.

Looking ahead, Lowe's forecast first-quarter earnings of 49 cents to 51 cents a share on revenue growth of 5% to 6%. Analysts project earnings of 50 cents a share and revenue of $12.4 billion. Shares were trading up $1.42 to $35.05.

Shares of

Semco Energy

(SEN)

soared 32% after the natural gas company agreed to be acquired by privately held Cap Rock Holding for about $352 million. Including debt, the deal is worth about $867 million. Cap Rock will pay Semco holders $8.15 a share in cash, representing a 36% premium over Thursday's closing price of $6. Shares were trading up $1.94 to $7.94.

Circuit City

(CC) - Get Report

shares fell 5% after the consumer electronics retailer announced the resignation of its chief financial officer. Michael Foss plans to leave the company in April to join privately held Petco. Circuit City is looking for his replacement. Shares recently were down $1.05 to $19.73.

Shares of

Domino's Pizza

(DPZ) - Get Report

fell 2% after the pizza chain posted mixed fourth-quarter results. The company earned $31 million, or 49 cents a share, a penny higher than analysts' target. Revenue totaled $435.3 million, topping Wall Street's forecast of $448.5 million. A year earlier, Domino's earned $40.2 million, or 59 cents a share, on revenue of $457.4 million. Excluding items, year-earlier earnings were 44 cents a share. Shares were down 63 cents to $31.67.

Seacor

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slipped 4% after the oil services company's fourth-quarter earnings fell short of expectations. The company earned $58.4 million, or $2.12 a share, on revenue of $337.2 million. Analysts projected earnings of $2.20 a share and revenue of $348.5 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $106.5 million, or $3.76 a share, on revenue of $334.1 million. The year-ago results included a tax gain of $46.2 million, or $1.61 a share, and a foreign currency gain of $10.7 million, or 37 cents a share. Shares were trading at $98.26, down $4.

NYSE volume leaders included

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

, down 19 cents to $35.21;

Pfizer

(PFE) - Get Report

, down 22 cents to $25.65;

Ford

(F) - Get Report

, down 6 cents to $8.29;

Time Warner

(TWX)

, down 17 cents to $21.43;

Chesapeake Energy

(CHK) - Get Report

, up 66 cents to $30.24;

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

, up 32 cents to $32.41;

Coca-Cola

(KO) - Get Report

, up 33 cents to $47.63; and

Advanced Micro Devices

(AMD) - Get Report

, up 17 cents to $14.72.

Nasdaq

volume leaders included

Sirius Satellite Radio

(SIRI) - Get Report

, down 6 cents to $3.74;

BEA Systems

( BEAS), down $1.33 to $11.87;

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

, down 31 cents to $29.08;

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

, down 7 cents to $20.90;

Cisco Systems

(CSCO) - Get Report

, up 15 cents to $27.55;

Charter Communications

(CHTR) - Get Report

, up 9 cents to $3.19;

Sun Microsystems

(SUNW) - Get Report

, down 2 cents to $6.25;

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

, up 29 cents to $43.08; and

Apple

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, down 14 cents to $89.37.