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Avon and Weight Watchers are big market movers

October 31. 2013 4:37PM
Associated Press

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


Avon Products Inc., down $4.90 to $17.50

Struggles continue for the beauty products company, which posted a quarterly loss on weak sales, both at home and overseas.

Weight Watchers International Inc., down $7.81 to $32.11

Fewer people are signing up for programs offered by the weight-loss company, which warned that next year will be challenging.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. down 50 cents to $35.26

Earnings plunged almost 90 percent during the refiner's third quarter due to volatile crude prices and weak energy demand.


Expedia Inc., up $9.01 to $58.97

The online travel site topped Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue despite increasing competition.

Sequenom Inc., down 56 cents to $1.92

A court invalidated a patent claim by the molecular testing company related to fetal cell technology.

Kraft Foods Group Inc., down $1.06 to $54.38

The cost of a split from Mondelez International a year ago continues to weigh on the maker of Miracle Whip and Oscar Mayer.

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $1.76 to $2.20

Sales of the pharmaceutical's leukemia drug were suspended because of concerns that patients could suffer from blood clots.

Marriott International Inc., up 88 cents to $45.08

Higher occupancy, better room rates and a pickup in short-term group bookings pushed earnings of the hotelier up 12 percent.

Associated Press

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