Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Thursday: Lennar, AutoZone rise; Kroger, John Wiley fall
NEW YORK — Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Thursday:
Lennar Corp. (LEN)
The homebuilder reported strong second-quarter financial results.
Kroger Co. (KR)
The grocery chain reported weak fiscal first-quarter revenue.
NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. (NEX)
Patterson-UTI is buying the oilfield services company.
Jabil Inc. (JBL)
The electronics manufacturer beat analysts’ fiscal third-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts.
MicroVision Inc. (MVIS)
The maker of drivers for miniature video displays withdrew a public stock offering, citing market volatility.
AutoZone Inc. (AZO)
The auto parts retailer increased its stock buyback program by $2 billion.
Mersana Therapeutics Inc. (MRSN)
The biopharmaceutical company gave investors a discouraging update on a potential ovarian cancer treatment.
John Wiley & Sons Inc. (WLY)
The publisher’s fiscal fourth-quarter financial results fell short of analysts’ forecasts.