Best Buy, Chipotle, EZCORP are big movers

AP News
Posted: Jul 03, 2013 3:16 PM

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


Best Buy Co. Inc., up 73 cents at $29.42

A Goldman Sachs analyst gave the electronics retailer a "Buy" rating, citing improvements that include more aggressive prices.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., up $12.94 at $384.47

Shares of the burrito-making chain restaurant continued to rise. The company's shares are up about 29 percent so far this year.

Robert Half International Inc., down $1.74 at $31.56

The temporary staffing agency's stock fell after the Obama administration delayed a part of the health care overhaul that was seen as a boon for the industry.

Avon Products Inc., down 35 cents at $20.94

The beauty products company is selling its jewelry business, Silpada, back to its co-founders and their families for $85 million.

EXCO Resources Inc., up 61 cents at $8.05

The oil and gas company said that it is spending about $1 billion to acquire assets from Chesapeake Energy in Texas and Louisiana.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., down $6.05 at $68.85

Shares of the infant formula maker continued to fall as China investigates alleged price-fixing in the industry.


EZCORP Inc., up $1.26 at $18.68

Sterne Agee upgraded the pawn company's stock to "Buy," saying it likes EZCORP's plans to close some of its older stores.

Yahoo Inc., up 60 cents at $25.59

The Internet company bought Qwiki, a mobile app for sharing music, photos and videos, for an undisclosed sum.