NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:
Alere Inc., $5.09 to $36.56
The diagnostic test maker said a Justice Department inquiry only relates to a small part of its business.
Ford Motor Co., down $1.13 to $12.71
The auto maker said it may struggle to reach its annual forecasts as U.S. sales slow and the market in China gets tougher.
Facebook Inc., up $1.66 to $125
Facebook’s second-quarter results were better than expected again as its mobile ad revenue and users kept climbing.
Whole Foods Market Inc., down $3.03 to $30.61
The supermarket chain said a key sales measurement fell again as it struggles to distinguish itself from competitors.
Groupon Inc., up $1.09 to $4.87
The online daily deal service raised its forecasts after it reported a smaller loss and much better sales than analysts expected.
Boston Scientific Corp., up 68 cents to $24.34
The medical device company’s sales were stronger than expected and raised its projections for the year.
NetSuite Inc., up $16.84 to $108.41
Software maker Oracle agreed to buy the cloud computing and business software company for $9.3 billion.
Molina Healthcare Inc., up $6.62 to $57.21
The health insurer said its business improved in the second quarter and it posted better-than-expected profit.