SodaStream, Target, Chesapeake Energy and Abercrombie & Fitch are big market movers

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


Target Corp., up $3.98 to $60.49

Still reeling from the theft of customer credit card data, the retailer managed to top Wall Street expectations for the quarter.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., up $4.05 to $40.04

The teen retailer’s adjusted profit for the fourth quarter was better than expected and it announced a $150 million stock buyback.

Chesapeake Energy Corp., down $1.33 to $25.61

The cost of trimming its workforce and getting out of land leases weighed on the energy company’s fourth quarter profit.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc., down $5.38 to $62.99

The nation’s biggest gunmaker reported a rare miss in the fourth quarter as fear of a crackdown under the Obama administration fade.


First Solar Inc., down $5.29 to $52.74

The solar company posted weaker fourth-quarter profit and revenue and gave a sheepish outlook for the current quarter, sending investors fleeing.

EBay Inc., up $1.19 to $57.34

Carl Icahn ramped up his attacks on the e-commerce site with another open letter. The company says the activist investor’s claims are “not factually accurate.”

SodaStream International Ltd., up 9 cents to $39.17

The Israeli carbonated beverage machine company did better than most had expected in the fourth quarter despite slimmer margins.

JAKKS Pacific Inc., up $1.37 to $7.27

The chief executive of the children’s and pet toy company predicted more international growth this year with more products.