Foot Locker and Autodesk jump while First Energy falls

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:

Foot Locker Inc., up $6.87 to $52.96

The shoe retailer’s profit and sales were better than analysts expected.

Autodesk Inc., up $11.99 to $135.04


The design software company had a strong quarter and said it will buy construction software maker PlanGrid.

Gap Inc., up $1.15 to $25.81

The clothing retailer had a solid third quarter and said it will close more struggling Gap stores.

Noble Energy Inc., up 77 cents to $24.48

Crude oil prices turned higher Wednesday a day after they plunged to their lowest price in 12 months.

Omnicom Group Inc., up 96 cents to $76.66

Internet and media companies rallied after taking sharp losses earlier in the week.

FirstEnergy Corp., down 65 cents to $37.30

High-dividend stocks including utilities and real estate companies lagged the rest of the market.

Caleres Inc., down $2.74 to $28.29

The footwear wholesaler reported a smaller-than-expected profit and cut its annual forecast.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., up $2.22 to $22.05

The wholesale club company raised its annual forecasts following its third-quarter report.

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