Clorox, Hostess fall; MGM, Cigna rise
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday:
Bookings Holdings Inc., down $19.23 to $1,947.25.
The online travel site said that the pace of bookings slowed in July.
Clorox Co., down $6.81 to $137.76.
The bleach and household products maker gave investors a disappointing earnings forecast.
Ball Corp., down $13.53 to $59.28.
The metal packaging company’s second-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ forecasts.
Hostess Brands Inc., down 90 cents to $22.16.
The maker of Twinkie snack cakes gave investors a disappointing profit forecast for the year.
ChemoCentryx Inc., up $ 26.32 to $50.43.
The biopharmaceutical company is being bought by Amgen for about $3.7 billion.
Restaurant Brands International Inc., up $4.08 to $59.09.
The owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons chains reported strong second-quarter financial results.
MGM Resorts International, up $1.25 to $35.45.
The owner of Las Vegas’ Bellagio casino reported second-quarter revenue that beat Wall Street forecasts.
Cigna Corp., up $8.36 to $280.10.
The health insurer raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year after reporting strong second-quarter financial results.