FedEx and Avon are big market movers

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Posted: Dec 17, 2015 4:24 PM

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

NYSE

FedEx Corp., up $3.01 to $151.84

The growing popularity of online shopping helped the shipping company post a 4 percent rise in its fiscal second-quarter profit.

Avon Products Inc., down 6 cents to $4.03

Private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management said it is taking a majority stake in the cosmetic company's North American business.

General Mills Inc., down $1.96 to $57.23

The maker of Lucky Charms cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods said sales fell 6.1 percent in its fiscal second quarter.

Pandora Media Inc., up $1.82 to $15.26

Investors seemed pleased with the rates copyright judges set for the Internet radio company and its rivals to pay record companies for the next five years.

Winnebago Industries Inc., down $2.77 to $18.58

The recreational vehicle maker posted financial results for its fiscal first quarter that missed Wall Street's expectations.

Goldcorp Inc., down 92 cents to $10.95

Shares of the gold producer, as well as its rivals, fell sharply as the price of gold dropped.

Accenture PLC, down $5.82 to $103.26

The consulting company reported earnings for its fiscal first quarter that did not meet Wall Street expectations.

Nasdaq

Scholastic Corp., down $4.43 to $36.76

The children's book publisher cut its fiscal 2016 outlook, saying labor action at some Canadian schools hurt back-to-school sales.