Pep Boys, Qualcomm, Calavo and MeetMe are big market movers

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


Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, up $1.53 to $18.94

The auto parts and services company considers Carl Icahn’s $1 billion buyout offer superior to a rival offer from Bridgestone.

Transocean Ltd., up 37 cents to $12.71

The offshore drilling company’s stock bounced back after dipping on news that Shell is ending a contract early for a rig in Alaska.

Triumph Group Inc., up $6.56 to $40.98

The aircraft supplier named Daniel J. Crowley as its next CEO. Crowley was previously an executive at defence contractor Raytheon Co.

Kohl’s Corp., up $1.57 to $48.81

Shares of the department store operator rose on the same day the Conference Board said U.S. consumer confidence rose in December.


Qualcomm Inc., up $1.30 to $50.88

The chip maker signed two separate license deals with Chinese smartphone makers Tianyu and Haier to use Qualcomm’s technology.

Whole Foods Market Inc., down 1 cent to $34.23

The natural and organic supermarket operator will pay New York City $500,000 to settle allegations it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods.

Calavo Growers Inc., down $1.14 to $49.51

The avocado grower posted financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.

MeetMe Inc., up 12 cents to $3.42

The app and website that lets users meet new people said more than 30 million chats were sent on a single day this week, a record.