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United Continental Holdings also said it would repurchase $1 billion in stock. Delta Air Lines resumed a dividend and buyback last year and Southwest Airlines also pays dividends. Among the smaller carriers, Alaska Air Group pays a dividend.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Invacare Corp. fell 14.9 percent to $14.96. Kemet Corp. fell 14.9 percent to $5.15.
American Airlines Group Inc, the world's largest carrier, tumbled 5.4 percent, while United Continental Holdings Inc 5.7 percent and Delta Air Lines Inc dropped 5 percent. Southwest Airlines Co and JetBlue Airways Corp were both down more than 4 percent.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
*Hewlett-Packard shares soar after announcing job cuts. NEW YORK, May 23- The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Friday, buoyed by a rally in housing stocks after better-than-expected home sales and a jump in Hewlett-Packard shares a day after the personal computer maker said it would cut more jobs.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
In December, Hodges Capital quietly introduced the Hodges Small-Mid Cap fund, which focuses on companies whose market values reach up to $8 billion. That is well above the $3 billion threshold in the $1.2 billion Hodges Small Cap fund for which the Dallas- based firm is best known.
Despite rising fees and uncomfortable seating, travelers in the U.S. have never been more satisfied with the airlines they are flying.
Tuesday's midday movers:
LONDON, May 12- They were crazy dreamers who dared to believe that oil and gas could be produced from beneath England's rolling green hills. Small companies such as Alkane, Egdon, Cuadrilla, Dart, Island Gas, Newton and Star bid for and won Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences in Britain's 13th onshore licensing round held back in 2008..
*Netflix up after results; Facebook gains on upgrade. Netflix Inc surged 7 percent to $372.90 a day after showing strong subscriber growth, a sign the trading favorite still had room to grow despite recent concerns over its valuation.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after earnings from McDonald's and Netflix.
Airline stocks, typically considered terrible investments, have taken off, and analysts say there is still lift in the sector for investors.
Despite profits soaring to levels not seen in years, airline service was a mixed bag in 2013, according to the latest Airline Quality Ratings.
The disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 shows the need for planes worldwide to be GPS ready, Alaska Air's CEO says.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Starting in March, passengers on some Alaska flights will get free Old 55 Pale Ale made by Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling.
SEATTLE, Feb 4- Alaska Airlines is determined to remain independent and its financial results are crucial to staving off a takeover, the head of the airline said on Tuesday. "The best defense is performance," Brad Tilden, chief executive officer of Alaska Air Group, told an aerospace conference.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Retailers use big data to maximize revenue—that is to take as much of your money as they can. Why shouldn't you have the same power?