Barnes & Noble and Citigroup are big market movers

AP News
Posted: Apr 03, 2014 4:21 PM

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


Barnes & Noble Inc., down $2.99 to $19.12

Liberty Media, the huge media company controlled by billionaire investor John Malone, is selling most of its stake in the company.

The Greenbrier Companies Inc., down $1.15 to $46.56

Cost cuts were not enough during the recent quarter in which the railroad supplier fell short on profit and revenue projections.

Citigroup Inc., down 56 cents to $47.68

The capital plan failure, regulatory risk and slowed growth mean another year of transition for the bank, Sterne Agee says.

Walgreen Co., up 74 cents to $67.09

Shares are trading close to all-time highs after the national chain said pharmacy sales offset a holiday sales hiccup in March.

Beazer Homes USA Inc., down 2 cents to $20.78

New orders declined 9 percent in the second quarter and closings fell for the homebuilder as winter storms disrupted business.


OpenTable Inc., up $1.48 to $78.51

Busier restaurants, a cheaper share price and better technology at the online reservation company earn an upgrade from Citigroup. International Ltd., up 71 cents to $52.88

The Chinese travel site authorized the purchase of up to $600 million of its own shares using cash and recently issued bonds.

Sun Bancorp Inc., up 9 cents to $3.97

The decision by Wilber Ross to bring in Thomas O'Brien this week continues to fuel a two-day jump in the bank's stock price.