Regional stocks close higher, led by UMB, Commerce, Waddell & Reed

11/08/2013 4:32 PM

11/08/2013 4:33 PM

Regional stocks Capitol Federal Financial rose 19 cents, or 1.56%, to close at $12.40. Cerner Corp. rose 96 cents, or 1.71%, to close at $57.04. Commerce Bancshares Inc. rose $1.65, or 3.62%, to close at $47.20. Compass Minerals rose $1.01, or 1.39%, to close at $73.51. DST Systems Inc. rose $1.63, or 1.93%, to close at $86.00. Ferrellgas Partners L.P. fell 6 cents, or 0.26%, to close at $23.40. Garmin Ltd. fell 10 cents, or 0.22%, to close at $46.25. Great Plains Energy rose 31 cents, or 1.32%, to close at $23.73. H Block Inc. rose 49 cents, or 1.79%, to close at $27.85. Kansas City Life Insurance Co. rose 35 cents, or 0.76%, to close at $46.27. Kansas City Southern rose 83 cents, or 0.68%, to close at $123.32. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. rose 42 cents, or 0.34%, to close at $123.52. Sprint Nextel Corp. rose 8 cents, or 1.14%, to close at $7.07. UMB Financial Corp. rose $2.00, or 3.30%, to close at $62.53. Waddell Reed Financial Corp. rose $2.62, or 4.26%, to close at $64.19. YRC Worldwide Inc. fell 6 cents, or 0.66%, to close at $8.98.

Market averages Dow Jones rose 167.80 points, or 1.08%, to close at 15,761.78. Nasdaq rose 61.90 points, or 1.61%, to close at 3,919.23. S 500 rose 23.46 points, or 1.34%, to close at 1,770.61 BATS 1000 rose 243.64 points, or 1.24%, to close at 19,960.56.

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