NEW YORK (AP) ¿ The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange: NYSE: Williams Sonoma Inc., up $1.74 at $17.21 The home decor retailer's profit tumbled in the second quarter on charges related to underperforming stores and lower sales. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc., up 43 cents at $5 A government report showed a big leap in sales of new homes last month, yet another sign of recovery in the battered housing market. Bridgepoint Education Inc., down $1.20 at $19.59 The for-profit online education provider said its biggest stockholder and members of its management team planned to sell their shares. US Airways Group Inc., up 31 cents at $3.76 The airline said it<s bumping up fees for first and second checked bags, and will tack on an additional fee for trans-Atlantic flights.
Ruby Tuesday Inc., up 33 cents at $7.71 An analyst said new sales drivers such as a new weekend brunch offering could boost results for the casual dining chain operator. NASDAQ: Human Genome Sciences Inc., up $1.29 at $20.50 The biotechnology company has gotten a boost on speculation that British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC plans to buy the company. Blue Coat Systems Inc., up $2.29 at $19.55 The security hardware and software maker reversed a year-earlier loss and beat Street projections for fiscal first-quarter results. Isle of Capri Casinos Inc., down $1.83 at $10.16 The casino operator said it made money in its fiscal first quarter on the absence of charges that impacted results a year earlier.