JC Penney and Kraft rise, Weight Watchers and Gap skid

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


Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW), down $4.54 to $11.01

The weight-loss company tumbled after it took an unexpected loss in the fourth quarter and gave a weak first-quarter outlook.

J.C. Penney Co. (JCP), up $1.23 to $9.59

The retailer reported solid fourth-quarter results on better holiday-season spending and gave a positive outlook on sales.

Gap Inc. (GPS), down 37 cents to $27.23

The retailer said its business was hurt by the strong dollar and it gave a weak profit forecast.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT), up 50 cents to $20.70

The company said it will spin off its timeshare business and most of its real estate business to boost shareholder value.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS), down 56 cents to $6.30

The bank disclosed its eighth consecutive annual loss and said it won’t start paying dividends yet.


Nutrisystem Inc. (NTRI), down $3.05 to $20.77

The weight-loss company’s stock dropped after its profit forecast disappointed investors.

Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST), down $2.32 to $130.79

The energy drink maker slumped after it had a disappointing fourth quarter.

Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC), up $2.88 to $77.84

The maker of Oscar Mayer meats, Jell-O pudding and Velveeta cheese rose after its fourth-quarter results were better than expected.