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  • Final Glance: Media companies

    Media companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top media companies were up at the close of trading:

    Comcast Corp. rose $.92 or 1.7 percent, to $56.61.

    Walt Disney Co. rose $.64 or .6 percent, to $106.12.

    Gannett rose $.34 or .9 percent, to $36.64.

    New York Times Co. rose $.09 or .7 percent, to $13.50.

    Time Warner Inc. rose $.19 or .2 percent, to $85.30.

    21st Century Fox Inc. class B rose $.42 or 1.3 percent, to $33.15.

    Viacom Inc. rose $.19 or .3 percent, to $68.44.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies

    Silver companies shares down at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top silver companies were down at the close of trading:

    Hecla Mining Co. fell $.09 or 2.9 percent, to $3.00.

    Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.20 or 2.2 percent, to $8.93.

    Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell $.18 or 3.7 percent, to $4.66.

    Silver Wheaton fell $.40 or 2.0 percent, to $19.22.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies

    Managed Care companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top managed care companies were up at the close of trading:

    Aetna rose $1.17 or 1.1 percent, to $108.57.

    Anthem rose $.58 or .4 percent, to $156.85.

    Cigna Corp. rose $.98 or .8 percent, to $129.96.

    Humana Inc. rose $3.66 or 2.1 percent, to $181.18.

    UnitedHealth Group rose $2.99 or 2.5 percent, to $121.00.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies

    Pharmaceuticals companies shares mixed at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies were mixed at the close of trading:

    Baxter International Inc. rose $.21 or .3 percent, to $68.76.

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $.50 or .8 percent, to $65.76.

    Eli Lilly & Co. rose $.29 or .4 percent, to $73.87.

    Hospira fell $.16 or .2 percent, to $87.72.

    Johnson & Johnson rose $1.21 or 1.2 percent, to $101.55.

    Merck rose $.59 or 1.0 percent, to $58.34.

    Pfizer rose $.47 or 1.4 percent, to $35.00.

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies

    Machinery companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top machinery companies were up at the close of trading:

    Caterpillar rose $1.70 or 2.1 percent, to $81.37.

    Deere & Co. rose $1.15 or 1.3 percent, to $88.61.

    Manitowoc rose $.59 or 2.8 percent, to $21.76.

    Terex rose $.89 or 3.4 percent, to $26.94.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies

    Leisure companies shares mixed at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading:

    Carnival rose $.60 or 1.3 percent, to $47.72.

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose $.54 or 1.0 percent, to $55.29.

    MGM Resorts International fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $21.27.

    Marriott International Inc. rose $.68 or .8 percent, to $81.50.

    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. rose $.90 or 1.1 percent, to $80.75.

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. fell $.90 or 1.1 percent, to $84.33.

    Wynn Resorts rose $1.21 or 1.0 percent, to $127.46.

  • Final Glance: Insurance companies

    Insurance companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top insurance companies were up at the close of trading:

    ACE L rose $1.31 or 1.2 percent, to $112.21.

    Aflac Inc. rose $.65 or 1.0 percent, to $64.20.

    American International Group rose $.65 or 1.2 percent, to $54.68.

    MBIA rose $.56 or 6.5 percent, to $9.16.

    MGIC Investments Corp. rose $.31 or 3.3 percent, to $9.74.

    MetLife rose $.66 or 1.3 percent, to $50.93.

    XL Group PLC rose $.42 or 1.1 percent, to $37.33.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies

    Oil companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top oil companies were up at the close of trading:

    BP PLC rose $.23 or .6 percent, to $39.84.

    Chevron rose $2.62 or 2.5 percent, to $106.90.

    ConocoPhillips rose $1.07 or 1.7 percent, to $64.00.

    Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $2.05 or 2.5 percent, to $85.63.

    Marathon Oil Corp. rose $.53 or 2.0 percent, to $26.43.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies

    Medical Devices companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top medical devices companies were up at the close of trading:

    Baxter International Inc. rose $.21 or .3 percent, to $68.76.

    Boston Scientific Corp. rose $.24 or 1.3 percent, to $18.07.

    Johnson & Johnson rose $1.21 or 1.2 percent, to $101.55.

    Medtrnic rose $1.04 or 1.3 percent, to $78.42.

    St. Jude Medical Inc. rose $.85 or 1.3 percent, to $66.67.

    Stryker rose $.99 or 1.1 percent, to $93.55.

    Zimmer Holdings Inc. rose $1.07 or .9 percent, to $118.57.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies

    Homebuilders companies shares up at the close of trading

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading:

    DR Horton rose $.58 or 2.1 percent, to $28.01.

    Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose $.08 or 2.2 percent, to $3.64.

    Lennar Corp. rose $1.06 or 2.1 percent, to $51.49.

    Pulte Homes Inc. rose $.42 or 1.9 percent, to $22.44.

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