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CBS and Amazon are big market movers

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


Molson Coors Brewing Co., up $1.36 to $72.07

Bank of America takes its rating on the brewer all the way to "buy" from "underperform," citing cost cuts and profit growth.

CBS Corp., up 67 cents to $61.80

The broadcaster announced that it would divest CBS Outdoor Americas earlier than had been expected, to the delight of Wall Street.

H&R Block Inc., up $1.42 to $32.15

The tax preparer posted a 37 percent jump in profit during the fiscal fourth quarter, propelling its stock to an all-time high.

Boyd Gaming Corp., up 70 cents to $11.89

Atlantic City settled a long-running tax case with the casino, which gets an $88.3 million refund and a credit of $17.9 million.


Amazon.com Inc., up $2.79 to $335.20

Goldman Sachs added the online retailer to its "conviction buy" list, citing the same investments by the company that have rankled some shareholders.

Lululemon Athletica Inc., down $1.18 to $44.30

The founder of the yoga clothing company said that he voted against the re-election of outside directors to the company's board.

Synaptics Inc., up $19.26 to $85.78

The maker of touch-screen technology is buying smartphone and tablet chipmaker Renesas SP Drivers for $475 million.

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., up $11.80 to $97.11

The cosmetics company had strong sales, a 19 percent profit spike and gave a better-than-expected sales outlook for this quarter.