KB Home, Sara Lee, Brunswick Are Among Big Movers

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) ¿ The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange:

NYSE:

AmeriCredit Corp., up 73 cents to $15.59

An analyst upgraded the automobile finance company's stock and said loan delinquencies were not as bad as expected.

KB Home, down $1.58 to $16.96

The home builder posted a $66 million loss, missing Wall Street expectations as new home orders increased and the builder cut costs.

Sara Lee Corp., up 67 cents to $11.21

Consumer products giant Unilever NV agreed to buy businesses including the Sanex and Duschdas brands from Sara Lee for $1.88 billion.

Brunswick Corp., up $1.51 to $11.04

An analyst upgraded the maker of boats, gym machines and pool tables and said the boating industry has sunk enough to find the bottom.

Biovail Corp., up 89 cents to $14.77

A J.P. Morgan analyst started coverage on the Canadian drug developer's stock with an "Overweight" rating and $19 price target.

Burger King Holdings Inc., down 21 cents to $16.80

There's no near-term catalyst that could lift shares of the fast-food restaurant operator significantly higher, an analyst said, cutting his rating.

Park Electrochemical Corp., up $1.19 to $24.37

The circuit materials maker said its second-quarter profit slipped 3.7 percent as lower expenses partially offset falling revenue.

AZZ Inc., up $2.10 to $38.05

The electrical products maker's fiscal second-quarter profit edged down 2 percent to $11.1 million as sales slipped.

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