Friday, November 30, 2012 5:12 pm
Yum Brands, Ulta Salon, VeriSign are market movers
The Associated Press
Yum Brands Inc., down $7.39 at $67.08
The company, which runs KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, reported disappointing sales in China and backed a weak full-year forecast.
Christopher & Banks Corp., up 90 cents at $4.57
After closing over 100 stores in the last year, the women's clothing retailer said it turned a profit in the third quarter.
Zumiez Inc., down 7 cents at $20.68
The action-sports retailer reported weaker sales trends and issued a disappointing forecast on softer back-to-school sales.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., up $7.13 at $100.28
The retailer said that its net income rose 43 percent in its fiscal third quarter and posted an upbeat fourth-quarter forecast.
Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc., up 51 cents at $6.98
The biotechnology company's board declared a special dividend of $2 to be paid on Dec. 21 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 10.
Tellabs Inc., up 61 cents at $3.56
The networking equipment company declared a special cash dividend of $1 to be paid Dec. 21 to stockholders of record on Dec. 14.
VeriSign Inc., down $5.19 at $34.15
The government approved a deal for the company to continue to manage the database for ".com" domain names, without raising prices.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., up 12 cents at $1.72
The drugmaker and Presidio Pharmaceuticals Inc. said they will end an agreement for Presidio to be purchased by BioCryst.