Express and Chico's are big market movers

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


Express Inc., up $1.86 to $16.45

The clothing and accessories chain reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations.

Chico's FAS Inc., down 73 cents to $15.29

The retailer, which owns Chico's, Boston Prober and Soma Intimates stores, posted fiscal second-quarter results that missed expectations.

Tiffany & Co., up 98 cents to $101.75

Shares of the luxury jeweler hit an all-time high after it said its sales and earnings grew during its second quarter.

Donaldson Co., up $1.02 to $41.71

The filtration system maker's results during its fiscal fourth quarter topped Wall Street expectations.

Waste Management Inc., up 39 cents to $46.96

Shares of the garbage and recycling hauler reached a 52-week high after a Stifel analyst gave its stock a "Buy" rating.


Rent-A-Center Inc., up $1.38 to $27.97

A Canaccord analyst upgraded the investment rating of the furniture rental company to a "Buy," citing its cost-cutting initiatives.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., down $1.79 to $11.31

The firearm maker said sales of its sporting rifles were down during its fiscal first quarter, compared with a year ago.

Bob Evans Farms Inc., down $1.99 to $45.77

The restaurant chain operator said its sales and earnings during its fiscal first quarter fell from the same period a year ago.