Xerox, Microsoft and Honeywell rise while Amazon skids

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


Xerox Corp., up 52 cents to $9.75

The printer and copier maker will split in two, spinning off its services business, following a push from activist investor Carl Icahn.

Honeywell International Inc., up $5.23 to $103.20

The industrial conglomerate gained ground after its fourth-quarter earnings report.

Visa Inc., up $5.16 to $74.49

Strong fourth-quarter results sent the credit card company’s stock higher.

AbbVie Inc., down 95 cents to $54.90

The drugmaker fell on concerns about competition and the pricing of key drugs.


Microsoft Corp., up $3.04 to $55.09

The tech giant reported strong results for cloud computing, PC software, Surface tablets and Xbox game consoles. Inc., down $48.35 to $587

The e-commerce company reported higher costs, and its profit fell far short of Wall Street’s estimates.

Electronic Arts Inc., down $5.24 to $64.55

Investors were disappointed by the high number of disc sales of “Star Wars: Battlefront” compared to more profitable downloads.

Gilead Sciences Inc., down $4.53 to $83

The drugmaker said John Martin, its CEO since 1998 and chairman since 2008, will give up those roles in March.