Apple and Annie's are big market movers

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Posted: Sep 09, 2014 4:35 PM

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

NYSE

Annie's Inc., up $12.59 to $46.10

The natural and organic food company agreed to be acquired by packaged consumer food giant General Mills Inc. for $820 million.

Avon Products Inc., down 49 cents to $13.17

The maker of personal care and beauty products said that Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Ross resigned, effective Oct. 2.

Burlington Stores Inc., up $1.12 to $37.18

The clothing retailer reported better-than-expected second-quarter financial results and raised its full-year fiscal outlook.

Encana Corp., up 75 cents to $23.25

The energy exploration company said it is selling its stake in PrairieSky Royalty through a $2.4 billion dollar stock offering.

Home Depot Inc., down $1.89 to $88.93

The home improvement retailer confirmed that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing shoppers' financial data.

Nasdaq

Apple Inc., down 37 cents to $97.99

The company unveiled a smartwatch, its first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

FuelCell Energy Inc., down 25 cents to $2.42

The maker of fuel-cell power plants reported a 20 percent drop in fiscal third-quarter revenue and the results missed expectations.

Francesca's Holdings Corp., down 63 cents $13.34

The retail boutique operator reported worse-than-expected quarterly financial results and lowered its full-year fiscal guidance.

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries Inc., up $4.17 to $7.09

The coal and coke producer said it signed a deal for technology aimed at converting coal into clean burning fuel at Chinese mines.