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.

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