Philip Morris and Netflix are big market movers

AP News
Posted: Apr 16, 2015 4:22 PM

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


Philip Morris International Inc., up $6.83 to $84.96

The tobacco company reported better-than-expected first-quarter profit and revenue and raised its full-year forecast.

Unilever PLC, up $1.66 to $45.06

The consumer goods company reported better-than-expected first-quarter sales growth helped by the strong U.S. dollar.

Matador Resources Co., down $2.11 to $27.24

The energy company announced a public offering of 7 million shares of common stock and expects $189 million in proceeds.


SanDisk Corp., down $3.21 to $67.91

The flash-memory chip maker reported worse-than-expected first-quarter profit and provided a weak 2015 sales outlook.

Netflix Inc., up $86.59 to $562.05

The Internet video service reported better-than-expected first quarter profit and a surge in quarterly subscriber growth.

Panera Bread Co., up $18.97 to $182.89

The operator of retail bakery-cafes boosted its stock buyback program to $750 million and will sell 73 of its cafes to franchises.

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc., down $1.63 to $8.34

The drug developer provided weak revenue guidance, citing lower prescription volume for migraine headache drug Treximet.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $8.92 to $83.47

The pharmaceutical products company received a subpoena from the Department of Justice relating to promotional practices.