Yelp, Beazer Homes, GM are big movers

Yelp, Beazer Homes, General Motors, MGM Resorts are big market movers on Thursday

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Beazer Homes USA Inc., up $1.73 at $18.52

Thanks to more home closings and higher prices, the homebuilder said that its loss narrowed during its fiscal second quarter.

Hillshire Brands Co., down 80 cents at $34.77

The maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street expectations.

MGM Resorts International, up 75 cents at $14.55

The casino operator reported a surprise first-quarter profit on the strength of room bookings and gambling tables in Las Vegas.

General Motors Co., up 98 cents at $31.16

The automaker said that its net income fell 14 percent in the first quarter, but adjusted results topped the analysts' forecast.

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., down 23 cents at $8.33

The educational toy maker said its first-quarter loss narrowed, but its full-year guidance was weaker than analysts expected.

Yelp Inc., up $6.92 at $32.22

The online business review company boosted its financial forecast beyond Wall Street analysts' expectations.

Nasdaq

Elizabeth Arden Inc., up $3.33 at $42.62

The beauty products maker posted a third-quarter loss, but profits were in line with expectations and it topped revenue projections.

Lifetime Brands Inc., down $1.10 at $12.47

The appliance and housewares company posted a loss for its first quarter, as revenue declined on weakness in the United Kingdom.

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