Abercrombie, ManpowerGroup, Netflix are big movers

AP News
Posted: Jul 05, 2013 5:14 PM

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


Abercrombie & Fitch Co., up $1.69 at $49.24

A Jefferies analyst reiterated his "Buy" rating on the teen retailer's stock saying that it may benefit from cost-cutting measures.

ManpowerGroup Inc., up $2.14 at $56.79

Shares of the staffing company rose after the Labor Department's said that U.S. employers added 195,000 jobs in June.

Barrick Gold Corp., down 93 cents at $13.76

Shares of the Toronto-based gold and copper seller and producer dropped as gold prices fell sharply.


Linn Energy LLC, up 66 cents at $23.45

Shares of the oil and gas company rose, halting a slide after it announced earlier this week that it was being investigated by the SEC.

Netflix Inc., up $4.19 at $225.10

Shares of the online streaming service have more than doubled since the beginning of the year as it signed more deals with studios.

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Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc., down 16 cents at $7

Shares of the drug developer hit a 52-week low Friday. The company's weight-loss drug became available for sale in June in the U.S.

World Acceptance Corp., down $10.51 at $78.19

The subprime consumer lender said that it didn't complete its latest annual report citing problems with allowance for loan losses.

SunPower Corp., up $2.27 at $24.43

Shares of the solar power company hit a 52-week high Friday. The stock has more than quadrupled since the beginning of the year.