JC Penney and Nordstrom are big market movers

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Posted: Aug 14, 2015 4:48 PM

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

NYSE

J.C. Penney Co., up 45 cents to $8.52

The department store operator, which is the midst of turning its business around, reported a narrower loss in its second quarter.

Nordstrom Inc., up $3.21 to $78.13

Launching Nordstromrack.com and its purchase of personalized shopping site Trunk Club boosted the retailer's second-quarter results.

Christopher & Banks Corp. down $1.55 to $1.69

To combat falling sales, the women's clothing retailer said that it is conducting a comprehensive review of its business.

Nasdaq

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc., down $3.80 to $14.56

Shares of the fire-grilled chicken chain fell sharply a day after the company's financial results showed signs of slowing growth.

King Digital Entertainment PLC, down $1.67 to $13.53

The company behind "Candy Crush" and other mobile games reported revenue for the second quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.

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Tesla Motors Inc., up 64 cents to $243.15

The electric car maker is pricing an upcoming offering of its stock at $242 per share, slightly below its most recent closing price.

CafePress Inc., up 36 cents to $4.80

The maker of personalized coffee mugs, T-shirts and other products plans to sell its photo-printing business EZ Prints.

StoneCastle Financial Corp., up 97 cents to $16.62

The investment company reported adjusted earnings for its second quarter that beat what Wall Street analysts were expecting.