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NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose 4.2 percent to $34.23 with 88,632,100 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. fell 2.8 percent to $13.19 with 45,369,300 shares traded.
Apple Inc. rose. 8 percent to $129.67 with 44,556,100 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 2 percent to $28.68 with 21,576,300 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose. 8 percent to $59.23 with 61,236,000 shares traded.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose $1.42 or 4.3 percent, to $34.28. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $49.92.
Shares of PulteGroup Inc. and Meritage Homes Corp. were hit particularly hard after they reported disappointing first-quarter results Thursday. PulteGroup's stock shed $1.52, or 7 percent, to $20.17 in afternoon trading. Elsewhere, shares of Beazer Homes USA Inc. fell 47 cents, or 2.5 percent, to $17.68.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 23- Shares in Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras fell 5 percent on Thursday, a day after it reported the largest loss ever on $17 billion in charges, giving investors a deeper look at the fallout from a huge corruption scandal. Preferred shares pared losses after a sharp opening selloff in Sao Paulo as traders weighed the greater...
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 72 or 1.4 percent, to $50.74. DuPont Co. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $71.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 42 or. 7 percent, to $60.60. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.18.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 10 a.m.:. CVS Health Corp. fell$. 68 or. 7 percent, to $100.55. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 54 or. 6 percent, to $85.58.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 07 or percent, to $147.05. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $78.79.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 07 or. 6 percent, to $12.44. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 18 or. 8 percent, to $22.95.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 92 or 2.8 percent, to $33.78. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $49.70.
DES MOINES, Iowa _ Meredith Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $25.3 million. Meredith Corp. expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.26 to $3.31 per share. Meredith Corp. shares have declined slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.
April 23- PulteGroup Inc reported a surprise 27 percent fall in quarterly profit as it sold fewer homes due to construction delays, sending its shares down 8 percent in premarket trading. PulteGroup's sales fell 2 percent to 3,365 homes in the first quarter ended March 31, while average selling price rose at the slowest rate in more than three years.
COVINGTON, La. _ Pool Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $8.4 million. Pool Corp. expects full-year earnings to be $2.72 to $2.82 per share. Pool Corp. shares have climbed 8 percent since the beginning of the year.
TOKYO, Apr 21- Japan's Nikkei becnhmark stock index closed 0.3. percent higher, having touched a 15- year intra-day high in morning trade, as investors bought large-cap and securities shares seen as undervalued and presenting strong earnings prospects. The Nikkei ended at 20,187.65, and off an the early high of 20,252.12. Japan Tobacco Inc soared 5.3 percent,...
NEW YORK— Arris Group said Wednesday it will buy British set-top box maker Pace for $2.1 billion in cash and stock and reincorporate in the U.K. to cut its taxes. Arris Group Inc. makes high-speed Internet equipment, and in 2013 it paid Google Inc. more than $2 billion to acquire for set-top operations that once belonged to Motorola Mobility.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $101.23. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 02 or percent, to $86.12.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $50.02. DuPont Co. rose$. 75 or 1.1 percent, to $71.44.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $32.86. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $49.57.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., down $51.29 to $641.23. Tupperware Brands Corp., down $2.60 to $67.25.