Whirlpool, Meritage rise; Kinder Morgan, Union Pacific fall
NEW YORK -- Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday:
Kinder Morgan Inc., down 40 cents to $14.49.
Align Technology Inc., down $18.92 to $299.05.
Whirlpool Corp., up $11.74 to $158.63.
Meritage Homes Corp., up 15 cents to $89.50.
The Arizona-based homebuilder handily beat analysts' second-quarter profit and revenue forecasts.
PulteGroup Inc., up $1.85 to $41.29.
A recovery in demand during the second quarter helped lift the homebuilder's profit and revenue above Wall Street forecasts.
Las Vegas Sands Corp., down $1.96 to $44.88.
The casino operator reported a steeper second-quarter loss than Wall Street had forecast.
Ascena Retail Group Inc., down 20 cents to 59 cents.
Union Pacific Corp., down $4.38 to $175.
The railroad's second-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts as the virus pandemic sapped freight volume.