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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:38 pm

Home Depot, Trina Solar, Hovnanian are big movers

The Associated Press

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


The Home Depot Inc., up $3.64 at $67.56

The home improvement retailer's fourth-quarter net income jumped 32 percent due to strong sales and Superstorm Sandy cleanup.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., down 16 cents at $2.85

The media company's fourth-quarter net income fell 74 percent due to weak results at its publishing and broadcasting divisions.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc., down $11.78 at $51.44

The vitamin retailer said that fourth-quarter net income rose 3 percent, but revenue growth fell short of analysts' expectations.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc., up 59 cents at $5.79

Shares of the homebuilder rose after the government said that new-home sales jumped in January and home prices rose in December.

Telephone & Data Systems Inc., down $2.01 at $23.36

The owner of U.S. Cellular and TDS Telecom posted a fourth-quarter loss and said it bought Baja Broadband for $267.5 million.

Trina Solar Ltd., down 23 cents at $4.24

The solar company posted fiscal fourth-quarter results that missed analysts' expectations and its profit margins shrank.


United Natural Foods Inc., down $2.55 at $50.45

The distributor of organic and natural foods to grocery stores and other customers cut its outlook for the entire year.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., up $5.80 at $72.75

Despite bad weather that lowered traffic at some of its restaurants, the company's second-quarter net income rose 38 percent.