Halliburton and Pfizer trade higher, Cree tumbles

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:


Constellation Brands Inc., up $8.98 to $160.34

The owner of Corona, Negra Modelo and Pacifico beers reported solid quarterly results and raised its profit forecasts for the year.

Pfizer Inc., up $1.57 to $32.93

The drugmaker ended a $160 billion deal to buy Irish company Allergan and move overseas to cut its tax bill.

Halliburton Co., up $2.04 to $36.44

The U.S. government sued to block Halliburton's $34.6 billion purchase of rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes.

Global Payments Inc., up $5.71 to $70.86

The electronic payment processing company posted strong quarterly results.

Hess Corp., up $2.74 to $54

Oil prices rose to break out of a recent slump.


Cree Inc., down $4.24 to $24.81

The lighting maker said its sales will fall far short of expectations because of new product delays and software problems.

Celgene Corp., up $6.10 to $108.22

Biotech drug companies, which have tumbled on concerns that their product prices will be restricted, were on the rebound.

MTS Systems Corp., down $7.17 to $52.06

The mechanical testing systems maker said it will buy sensor maker PCB Group for $580 million.