Whirlpool and Corning slide, DuPont and Supervalu rise

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


Whirlpool Corp., down $6.61 to $179.43

The appliance maker behind Maytag, KitchenAid and other brands reported disappointing profit and sales, hurt by the strong dollar.

DuPont & Co., up $1.58 to $67.55

The chemicals giant forecast a larger annual profit, saying the strong dollar won't hurt its results as much as it predicted.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC, up $1.36 to $65.39

The manufacturing company posted a larger-than-expected profit and raised its profit projections for the year.

Supervalu Inc., up 20 cents to $5.35

The grocery store chain's fiscal fourth-quarter profit was larger than analysts expected.

Corning Inc., down $1.75 to $19.22

The specialty glass company's first-quarter sales were weaker than expected.


Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $4.01 to $154.01

Drug companies stocks fell as investors looked ahead to the latest Senate hearing on drug prices.

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc., down $3.93 to $11.02

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said Sarepta's muscular dystrophy drug eteplirsen shouldn't be approved.

Paccar Inc., up $2.88 to $58.93

Excluding one-time items, the truck maker reported a larger profit than analysts expected.