ADT, Hormel and Groupon climb while Community Health slides

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:


ADT Corp., up $12.77 to $39.64

The home security services company agreed to be bought by Apollo Global Management for $42 per share, or $6.94 billion.

Hormel Foods Corp., up $2.94 to $44.44

The maker of Spam and Dinty Moore stew posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its forecast for the year.

Restaurant Brands International Inc., up $1.81 to $33.82

The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons said a key sales figure rose at both chains.

Community Health Systems Inc., down $4.12 to $14.56

The hospital operator said it lost money in the fourth quarter and said admissions decreased.

Genuine Parts Co., up $1.75 to $89.61

The auto- and industrial-parts company reported a bigger-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter.

Tegna Inc., up $1.04 to $23.21

The media and marketing company reported a larger fourth-quarter profit than analysts expected.

Southwestern Energy Co., down 93 cents to $8

Oil prices declined as investors wondered if OPEC nations will agree to cap oil production.


Groupon Inc., up $1.19 to $4.08

Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba disclosed a 5.6 per cent stake in the online daily deals service.