The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Eli Lilly & Co., up $1.54 to $35.02
Earnings per share could grow more than 10 percent in 2010, the drug maker said, but analysts were wary of its drug pipeline.
Gannett Co., up 84 cents to $12.84
The newspaper publisher said it has successfully navigated the economic turmoil of the year and underlying trends were positive.
Smithfield Foods Inc., down 53 cents to $16.33
Weak hog prices drove the hog producer, which has been cutting pig production due to weak demand, to a quarterly loss.
Pall Corp., up $2.69 to $34.08
Sales to medical and biopharmaceutical customers were strong, and the purification systems maker issued an upbeat annual outlook.
Time Warner Inc., up $1.23 to $30.45
Shares hit a 15-month high as the media company's former Web division AOL completed its spin-off after a disastrous 8-year combination.
Western Union Co., up 81 cents to $19
The money-order company's board authorized a sixfold boost to its annual dividend and a $1 billion stock buyback plan.
Ciena Corp., down $1.51 to $11.72 Projected sales growth didn't offset the deeper-than-expected quarterly loss the computer networking equipment maker posted.
Steel Dynamics Inc., down 50 cents to $17.89
The carbon steel products maker said it expects a decline in quarterly profit due to weaker profit margins and lower shipments.