Facebook, NV Energy, Big Lots, Clearwire,

05/30/2013 4:46 PM

05/30/2013 4:47 PM


NV Energy Inc., up $4.34 at $23.62

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s MidAmerican Energy utility said that it will buy the electric and natural gas company for $5.6 billion.

Express Inc., up $2.41 at $21.20

The clothing company said that its first-quarter net income fell 23 percent, but its results still topped analysts' estimates.

Big Lots Inc., down $3.45 at $34.93

The discount retailer said that its first-quarter net income fell 21 percent and it lowered its revenue forecast for the year.

Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd., up 35 cents at $4.14

The rising price of gold lifted shares of Harmony Gold, a South Africa-based gold mining company.


Facebook Inc., up $1.23 at $24.55

A Jefferies analyst upgraded the social media's stock to a “Buy” rating, saying that video ads could become its next big business.

Fred's Inc., up 83 cents at $16.03

The discount retailer said that its first-quarter net income rose 9 percent, helped by a modest rise in sales and lower costs.

Sanderson Farms Inc., up $2.61 at $68.60

The poultry processing company said that its second-quarter net income rose 2 percent thanks to higher demand for its products.

Clearwire Corp., up $1.02 at $4.50

Satellite TV operator Dish Network said that it raised its bid for the wireless network operator, valuing it at $6.9 billion.


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