Lumber Liquidators and Kraft are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., up $3.03 to $31.86
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating the safety of the company's laminate flooring made in China.
Lexmark International Inc., up $2.48 to $43.27
The printer maker will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion, doubling the size of its software business.
EnLink Midstream Partners LP, down $2.42 to $24.50
The energy company priced an offering of stock sold by a Devon Energy unit at $25.71 apiece, below the prior day's closing price.
Kraft Foods Group Inc., up $21.85 to $83.17
H.J. Heinz is the buying maker of Cheez Wiz, Jell-O and Velveeta, creating one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.
Apollo Education Group Inc., down $7.95 to $20.04
The for-profit education company said student enrollment fell at its flagship University of Phoenix and offered a disappointing revenue outlook.
Francesca's Holdings Corp., down 91 cents to $15.93
The clothing retailer reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results but provided an outlook below forecasts.
Mondelez International Inc., up 80 cents to $35.81
Competitors Heinz and Kraft announced plans to merge, stirring speculation of further consolidation by food and beverage companies.
Stamps.com Inc., up $9.48 to $67.78
The Internet-based postage company will buy Newell Rubbermaid Inc.'s shipping technologies unit Endicia for $215 million in cash.