Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Collective Brands Inc., up 64 cents at $18.02
Footwear seller and owner of the Payless ShoeSource chain posted fourth-quarter earnings that were better than Wall Street expected.
Carter's Inc., up $4.88 at $48.57
The marketer of clothes for babies and children said that its fourth-quarter profit fell, but its results still beat expectations.
Liz Claiborne Inc., down 61 cents at $9.78
Fourth-quarter revenue at the fashion company was below Wall Street forecasts due to weak business at its Juicy Couture division.
Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., down $2.39 at $17.26
The movie studio posted weaker-than-expected results in the fourth quarter and warned of higher costs and lower DVD sales ahead.
Coinstar Inc., down $3.87 at $58.23
A Wedbush analyst removed the operator of Redbox DVD rental kiosks from is "Best Ideas List" citing the stock's recent rise.
First Solar Inc., down $4.10 at $32.30
The solar company posted a fourth-quarter loss as a hefty accounting charge and other costs wiped out gains from rising sales.
Apple Inc., up $7.03 at $542.44
The iPad maker's market value passed $500 billion for the first time. The stock also hit a new high of $547.61 early Wednesday.
SodaStream International Ltd., down $6.75 at $40.75
The company announced strong fourth-quarter results, but said that sales of its home carbonation machines rose just 8 percent.