Equifax and Kroger tumble while Symantec and Zumiez climb
Posted September 8
NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:
Equifax Inc., down $19.49 to $123.23
The credit monitoring company said a cyberattack exposed the personal information of 143 million people.
Kroger Co., down $1.71 to $21.06
The grocery store chain said intense competition forced it to cut prices in its latest quarter.
American Outdoor Brands Corp., down $3.02 to $13.92
The firearms retailer cut its annual forecasts after its profit and sales fell far short of Wall Street estimates.
Symantec Corp., up $1.03 to $31.63
Data security companies climbed as investors anticipated the Equifax breach will help them book more business.
Science Applications International Corp., down $13.60 to $61.06
The information technology company had a weak quarter as its profit margins came under pressure.
Zumiez Inc., up $3.10 to $16.30
The teen clothing retailer did better than analysts expected in the second quarter and gave a strong forecast.
Bemis Co., up $2.32 to $49.22
Bloomberg News reported that the packaging company could be acquired by rival Amcor.
Chevron Corp., down $1.02 to $110.78
Energy company stocks fell as benchmark U.S. crude oil tumbled more than 3 percent.