NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Lennar Corp., down 95 cents to $32.60
Americans cut back sharply on buying new homes in July, a sign that higher mortgage rates may soon bite the homebuilder.
Aeropostale Inc., down $2.22 to $8.76
The retailer joins the pack by posting dismal quarterly earnings and a dark outlook with shoppers unwilling to spend on clothes.
Tempur Sealy International Inc., up $1.67 to $38.35
The International Sleep Products Association's monthly report shows that mattress sales in July jumped almost 5 percent, good news for the bedding company.
Microsoft Corp., up $2.36 to $34.75
CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within a year.
Expedia Inc., up $2.37 to $48.84
The online travel site's new marketing agreement with Travelocity is likely to add to revenue, increase scale and provide greater leverage with suppliers.
Autodesk Inc., up $2.78 to $38.91
The design software company gets an upgrade despite a disappointing quarter and pessimistic outlook.
Kirkland's Inc., up $1.71 to $20.18
The home decor company appears to be turning a corner as it cuts back on discounts and boosts profit margins.
Dendreon Corp., down 28 cents to $2.91
The biotechnology company's stock is hit by a downgrade from Deutsche Bank, which says cost cuts are not enough to offset debt and disappointing sales of its prostate cancer therapy Provenge.