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August 1, 2013

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

YRC and Garmin were among the few regional stocks that lost ground Thursday.
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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