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NEW YORK, Oct 21- Ocwen Financial Corp may have harmed hundreds of thousands of borrowers by sending backdated letters about loan modifications and foreclosures, New York state's financial regulator said on Tuesday, sparking a selloff in shares of the mortgage servicer. The company denied loan modifications in letters that borrowers received more than 30...
ASB Bancorp Inc.: Approximately 54,000 shares changed hands, a 916.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell $10.32 or 10.9 percent to $84.51. The shares fell$. 19 or 9.6 percent to $1.80.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Century Communities: Approximately 1,007,200 shares changed hands, a 830.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 66 or 3.9 percent to $17.66.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. The shares rose$. 26 or 1.1 percent to $24.35. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 95.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 34 or 1.0 percent, to $34.62. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $48.69.
Kroger rose$. 84 or 1.6 percent, to $53.69. Safeway rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.00. Supervalu rose$. 12 or 1.5 percent, to $8.34.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $55.56. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $61.07. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 54 or. 8 percent, to $70.01.
B Communcations Ltd.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Bank of the James Financial Group: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Carolina Bank Holdings Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose $1.44 or 1.8 percent, to $82.92. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose $2.51 or 3.5 percent, to $74.03.
Cigna Corp. rose $2.11 or 2.3 percent, to $92.71. Humana Inc. rose $3.17 or 2.4 percent, to $133.27. UnitedHealth Group rose $2.41 or 2.7 percent, to $90.95.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 34 or 2.1 percent, to $16.60. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 74 or 1.5 percent, to $51.27. Morgan Stanley rose$. 74 or 2.2 percent, to $34.06.
Boeing rose $2.81 or 2.3 percent, to $127.12. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $2.92 or 1.7 percent, to $172.61. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.46 or 1.2 percent, to $126.13.
Arch Coal rose$. 01 or. 5 percent, to $1.93. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 49 or 1.4 percent, to $35.24. Peabody Energy rose$. 39 or 3.7 percent, to $10.85.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 65 or. 5 percent, to $123.31. Covidien rose $3.81 or 4.5 percent, to $89.25. PerkinElmer rose $1.62 or 4.0 percent, to $41.69.
American Express Co. rose $1.63 or 1.9 percent, to $85.64. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $2.20 or 2.9 percent, to $78.70. Discover Financial Services rose $1.68 or 2.7 percent, to $64.38.