Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Brush Engineered Materials Inc., up $7.04 at $41.50
The company, which makes metals for electronics, reported quarterly results that beat expectations and a strong outlook for 2011.
Stone Energy Corp., up $1.88 at $28.19
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based petroleum producer posted a fourth-quarter profit that topped Wall Street expectations.
H&R Block Inc., up 73 cents at $14.91
The tax preparer said returns prepared through Feb. 15 grew 2.5 percent from a year ago while online returns jumped 28 percent.
FTI Consulting Inc., down $2.58 at $33.15
The business advisory company, based in West Palm Beach, Florida, offered a weaker forecast below what Wall Street was expecting.
Priceline.com Inc., up $36.35 at $462.34
International growth has helped the online travel service increase its bookings, while its outlook topped analyst expectations.
Sears Holdings Corp., down $4.83 at $82.40
The retailer said fourth-quarter net income fell 13 percent, a day after hiring a new CEO following a three-year search.
E-Trade Financial Corp., down 80 cents at $15.85
Hedge fund Citadel, E-Trade's largest shareholder, plans to sell a large portion of its stake in the online discount brokerage.
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., down $9.84 at $31.61
The drug company said it will likely have to provide more information to the FDA before gaining expanded approval for Xifaxan.