Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Corning Inc., up 48 cents at $21.08
The LCD glass maker's revenue surged 24 percent on robust sales of glass for flat-screen televisions, computers and mobile devices.
Johnson & Johnson, up 62 cents at $65.57
The health care giant is buying medical device maker Synthes Inc., increasing its market share of orthopedic implants.
Merck & Co., up 57 cents at $35.63
The drug developer's board approved a program to buy back up to $5 billion worth of its 3.1 billion common stock outstanding.
DeVry Inc., up $3.61 at $53.70
The for-profit educator reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations as total student enrollment increased.
Moody's Corp., up $2.42 at $38.33
The credit ratings agency raised its 2011 profit forecast and its dividend after posting better than expected quarterly earnings.
SuccessFactors Inc., down $4.03 at $36.24
Business software company SuccessFactors said it is buying software company Plateau Systems Ltd. for $290 million.
Broadcom Corp., down $4.96 at $35.45
The chip maker's second-quarter revenue outlook fell short of Wall Street projections because of weak demand from mobile customers.
LM Ericsson Telephone Co., up $1.75 at $14.89
The Swedish wireless equipment maker said profits more than tripled in the first quarter thanks to strong demand for mobile broadband.