Most regional stocks close higher, led by Sprint, Cerner, DST

08/01/2013 3:57 PM

08/01/2013 3:58 PM

Regional stocks

•Capitol Federal Financial rose 13 cents, or 1.03%, to close at $12.74.

•Cerner Corp. rose 86 cents, or 1.76%, to close at $49.86.

•Commerce Bancshares Inc. rose $1.24, or 2.72%, to close at $46.87.

•Compass Minerals rose 77 cents, or 1.02%, to close at $76.37.

•DST Systems Inc. rose $2.27, or 3.24%, to close at $72.30.

•Ferrellgas Partners L.P. rose 5 cents, or 0.23%, to close at $22.14.

•Garmin Ltd. fell 14 cents, or 0.35%, to close at $39.94.

•Great Plains Energy rose 35 cents, or 1.45%, to close at $24.54.

•H Block Inc. rose 56 cents, or 1.78%, to close at $31.99.

•Inergy L.P. fell 15 cents, or 0.98%, to close at $15.20.

•Kansas City Life Insurance Co. fell 43 cents, or 0.98%, to close at $43.58.

•Kansas City Southern rose $2.96, or 2.75%, to close at $110.71.

•Layne Christensen Co. rose 37 cents, or 1.91%, to close at $19.75.

•O'Reilly Automotive Inc. rose $2.79, or 2.23%, to close at $128.09.

•Sprint Nextel Corp. rose 42 cents, or 7.05%, to close at $6.38.

•UMB Financial Corp. rose 83 cents, or 1.39%, to close at $60.63.

•Waddell Reed Financial Corp. rose $1.64, or 3.21%, to close at $52.70.

•YRC Worldwide Inc. fell $2.46, or 7.63%, to close at $29.80.

Market averages

•Dow Jones rose 128.48 points, or 0.83%, to close at 15,628.02.

•Nasdaq rose 49.37 points, or 1.36%, to close at 3,675.74.

•S 500 rose 21.14 points, or 1.25%, to close at 1,706.87.

BATS 1000 rose 245.47 points, or 1.29%, to close at 19,215.38.

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