Updated from 11:04 a.m. EDTShares of Choice Hotels International ( CHH) were among the NYSE's losers Wednesday, plunging 23% after the hotel operator's second-quarter earnings and third-quarter guidance came in below Wall Street's forecasts. For the second quarter, Choice Hotels earned $24.1 million, or 36 cents a share, on revenue of $140.5 million. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected earnings of 38 cents a share and revenue of $134.2 million. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $21.5 million, or 32 cents a share, on revenue of $122.3 million. Looking ahead, Choice Hotels sees third-quarter earnings of 46 cents a share, below the 49 cents a share that analysts project. Shares were trading down $13.68 to $45.17. Getty Images ( GYI) sank 15% after the supplier of stock photographs and images posted softer-than-anticipated revenue and projected third-quarter results below expectations. Getty earned $22.3 million, or 35 cents a share, in the second quarter. Excluding items, the company earned $40.2 million, or 64 cents a share, beating analysts' average estimate of 61 cents. Revenue, however, came in at $204.8 million, short of Wall Street's projection of $207.4 million. A year earlier, the company posted adjusted earnings of $37.5 million, or 58 cents a share, on revenue of $185.3 million. For the third quarter, Getty forecast earnings of 64 cents to 66 cents a share, below analysts' prediction of 67 cents. The company sees revenue of $205 million to $210 million, shy of Wall Street's expectation of $212.6 million. Shares were down $8.46 to $46.74. Shares of Norfolk Southern ( NSC) tumbled 11% after the transportation company posted second-quarter earnings that fell short of Wall Street's forecast. The company earned $375 million, or 89 cents a share, on revenue of $2.39 billion. Analysts had forecast earnings of 92 cents a share and revenue of $2.39 billion. During the year-earlier period, the company recorded adjusted earnings of $304 million, or 75 cents a share, on revenue of $2.15 billion. Shares were trading down $4.86 to $40.39.