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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Shares of the following companies made notable moves in the U.S. stock market on Thursday:

Advancers

For-profit educators finished higher: Apollo Group Inc.  shares rose 0.7%; Career Education Corp.  shares gained 4.9%; Corinthian Colleges Inc. /zigman2/quotes/230236262/composite COCO +1.16%  shares were ahead 5.4%.

BlueLinx Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202409282/composite BXC -2.79% shares climbed 17% to $3.98 after Cerberus Capital Management LP increased its bid for the building-products distributor.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW -0.30% shares gained 13.2% after a study concluded the company’s valve prevented significantly more deaths than standard treatment. 

Leap Wireless International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203206866/composite LEAP -0.82%  shares rose 8.4% after the pay-as-you-go mobile phone carrier said it was losing fewer customers.

Petroleo Brasileiro SA /zigman2/quotes/200745132/composite PBR +0.38%  U.S. shares gained 2.5% after news that the Brazilian oil giant is planning to price what would be the largest share offering on record. Read more about the planned share sale.

Red Hat Inc.  shares rose 9% after the seller of the Linux operating system late Wednesday reported a second-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates.

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Scholastic Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205063902/composite SCHL -0.60%   shares were up 4.7% after the children’s publishing firm said it would repurchase as much as $150 million in stock.

Steelcase Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204214199/composite SCS -1.53%  shares gained 10.7% after the office-furniture company reported a profitable second quarter.

SunPower Corp. shares rose 10.3% after the maker of solar modules said it had a contract to build a solar energy park in Delaware.

Tessco Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201101603/composite TESS -0.36%  shares gained 23% after Discovery Group offered to acquire the rest of the provider of wireless communications equipment, according to Bloomberg News, which cited a regulatory filing.

Washington Post Co. gained 4.3% after the publishing company announced a share buyback.

Decliners

Blockbuster Inc.   shares fell 22% to 4 cents after the movie-rental company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Copart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200378896/composite CPRT -0.46%  shares declined 10.7% after the online auction site for recovered autos reported a quarterly profit beneath expectations.

Novell Inc.  shares declined 6.6% after Reuters reported the software maker’s auction process was not going well.

Rite Aid Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201733831/composite RAD -3.39%  shares fell 14% to 95 cents after the drugstore chain reported a second-quarter loss and said same-store sales for the quarter fell from the year-ago period.

/zigman2/quotes/230236262/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 13.93
+0.16 +1.16%
Volume: 479,865
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$764.18 million
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/202409282/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 47.75
-1.37 -2.79%
Volume: 75,775
Oct. 27, 2021 2:34p
P/E Ratio
1.86
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$477.63 million
Rev. per Employee
$1.47M
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/zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 116.64
-0.36 -0.30%
Volume: 892,288
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
50.39
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$72.92 billion
Rev. per Employee
$294,383
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/zigman2/quotes/203206866/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 10.34
-0.09 -0.82%
Volume: 421,700
Oct. 27, 2021 2:08p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$609.62 million
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/200745132/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 10.58
+0.04 +0.38%
Volume: 15.90M
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
3.62
Dividend Yield
8.42%
Market Cap
$67.97 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.08M
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/zigman2/quotes/205063902/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 35.68
-0.22 -0.60%
Volume: 38,155
Oct. 27, 2021 2:33p
P/E Ratio
272.46
Dividend Yield
1.68%
Market Cap
$1.23 billion
Rev. per Employee
$191,221
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/zigman2/quotes/204214199/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 12.19
-0.19 -1.53%
Volume: 268,984
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
282.75
Dividend Yield
4.75%
Market Cap
$1.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
$233,892
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/zigman2/quotes/201101603/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 5.52
-0.02 -0.36%
Volume: 38,675
Oct. 27, 2021 1:41p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$49.28 million
Rev. per Employee
$633,855
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/zigman2/quotes/200378896/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 152.52
-0.70 -0.46%
Volume: 429,009
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
39.26
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$36.33 billion
Rev. per Employee
$313,083
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/zigman2/quotes/201733831/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 13.12
-0.46 -3.39%
Volume: 1.71M
Oct. 27, 2021 2:36p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$757.37 million
Rev. per Employee
$480,865
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