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  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $50.86. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.67. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $1.31 or 3.4 percent, to $39.80.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $121.24. Target rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $60.79. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 33 or. 4 percent, to $75.85.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $67.54. MGM Resorts International fell$. 24 or 1.0 percent, to $24.63. Marriott International Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $68.88.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $64.83. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 79 or. 7 percent, to $108.92. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $83.31.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Astro-Med Inc.: Approximately 79,200 shares changed hands, a 1,439.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 15 or 1.1 percent to $13.11. Naaco Industries: Approximately 698,900 shares changed hands, a 1,152.0 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 26 or. 8 percent, to $32.13. General Mills Inc. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $53.26. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $50.36.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. fell$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $16.20. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $51.86. Morgan Stanley fell$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $34.13.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.21 or. 7 percent, to $162.76. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $75.34. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.38.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 89 or. 8 percent, to $116.84. Covidien fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $87.08. PerkinElmer fell$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $44.69.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell 2.6 percent to $11.45 with 13,290,700 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 1.2 percent to $102.13 with 46,357,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. was unchanged at $24.80 with 15,324,700 shares traded.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 72 or. 8 percent, to $94.48. Humana Inc. rose $2.27 or 1.8 percent, to $127.32. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.26 or 1.5 percent, to $86.38.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Arch Coal unchanged at $3.18. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 40 or 1.0 percent, to $40.14. Peabody Energy rose$. 18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.97.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.22. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $14.07. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.21.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $18.12. Gold Fields rose$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $4.48. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $26.52.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $75.34. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $50.25. Hospira rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $54.24.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 54 or 1.0 percent, to $53.64. DuPont Co. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $65.93.

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Electric Power Co. rose$. 89 or 1.7 percent, to $53.15. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 45 or. 8 percent, to $57.14. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $69.48.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $89.24. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $81.96. Discover Financial Services rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $62.73.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Heico Corp. fell 4.7 percent to $51.85. Heico Corp. class A fell 4.7 percent to $41.45.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $59.66. Macy's Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $62.58. Nordstrom fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $70.01.