NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
H&R Block Inc., down $2.54 to $21.66
The tax preparer reported a bigger first-quarter loss and less revenue than analysts expected.
Brown-Forman Corp., down $1.78 to $48.55
The maker of Jack Daniel’s whiskey said its results were hurt by weak sales in emerging markets and the strong dollar.
Palo Alto Networks Inc., down $10.28 to $133.17
The security software maker gave a weak profit forecast for the current quarter.
Bob Evans Farms Inc., up $2.31 to $41
The restaurant chain raised its annual profit estimate after it posted solid first-quarter results.
Chico’s FAS Inc., up $1.38 to $12.68
The clothing chain’s second-quarter profit was greater than analysts excepted.
Veeva Systems Inc., up $3.28 to $40.92
The company, which provides cloud-based software services for life sciences companies, raised its profit and sales estimates for the year.
AeroVironment Inc., down $5.05 to $24.74
The maker of unmanned aircraft took a larger loss than expected and reported weak sales.
Schlumberger NV, down $1.64 to $79
Shares in Energy companies sank with the price of oil Wednesday.