Hewlett-Packard, Rue21, Buckle are big movers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Hewlett-Packard Co., up $3.63 at $24.86
The computer company's second-quarter results beat Wall Street expectations. It also boosted its full-year earnings forecast.
Ralph Lauren Corp., down $4.37 at $183.69
The luxury company posted a 35 percent jump in its fourth-quarter profit, but economic challenges in the U.S. and abroad cut into sales.
The Buckle Inc., down $1.72 at $55.42
The retailer, known for denim, reported that its net income fell slightly for the first quarter as operating expenses rose.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc., up 29 cents at $3.21
The teen retailer's fiscal first-quarter revenue came in ahead of expectations and it issued a solid forecast for the second quarter.
The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc., up $1.42 at $52.89
The children's clothing retailer posted first-quarter results that beat expectations and it boosted its full-year profit forecast.
Dollar Tree Inc., up $1.82 at $50.19
The discount retailer said that its net income rose 15 percent during the first quarter as consumers spent more at its stores.
Quality Systems Inc., down 23 cents at $18.59
The health care information systems developer posted a fiscal fourth-quarter loss, mostly due to a fresh assessment of asset values.
Rue21 Inc., up $7.84 at $41.96
The clothing and accessories company has agreed to be taken private by private equity firm Apax Partners in a $1 billion deal.