Procter & Gamble Co., up $4.13 at $64.18
The consumer goods company reported third-quarter earnings increased 19 percent, beating Wall Street expectations. A drop in net sales was blamed on unfavorable exchange rates.
Pulte Homes Corp., down $4.28 at $42.50; Dell Webb Corp., up $4.60 at $38.40
Pulte Homes Corp. is acquiring Arizona-based retirement community pioneer Del Webb Corp. for stock worth about $800 million.
McDonald's Corp., up 28 cents at $27.78
The fast-food restaurant chain is reshuffling its management team, according to published reports.
Dell Computer Corp., down 53 cents at $25.76
Citing worries about the company's performance in the weakened economy, Merrill Lynch increased its risk rating of the stock and lowered earnings estimates.
Priceline.com Inc., up $1.74 at $6.59 in regular trading; up 73 cents at $7.32 in the extended session
The online travel agent's rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "market outperformer" from "market performer" in anticipation of the release of first-quarter results. Those results, which were reported after regular trading ended, beat Wall Street expectations and sent the stock up even higher in the extended session.
Expedia Inc., up $4.11 at $30.12
The online travel agency's chief executive told Dow Jones the company sees fiscal 2002 revenue growing by about 50 percent. The company said Monday it turned a profit a year ahead of expectations.(c) 2001 Associated Press
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