NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:

AT&T Inc., up $1.81 to $38.03

The telecommunications giant had a strong second quarter and expects its purchase of Time Warner to close this year.

US Steel Corp., up $1.76 to $26.20

The steel producer said prices and sales grew in the latest quarter and gave an optimistic forecast.

Boeing Co., up $20.99 to $233.45

The aerospace company raised its profit forecast after its second-quarter results were better than expected.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc., up 65 cents to $14.76

The chipmaker reported strong quarterly profit and sales and raised its revenue forecast.

Universal Health Services Inc., down $10.02 to $112.88

The hospital operator cut its outlook following a weak second quarter.

Ulta Beauty Inc., down $9.37 to $247.24

WWD reported that is considering a partnership with online beauty products retailer Violet Grey.

iRobot Corp., up $18.59 to $106.49

The Roomba maker raised its forecast after it turned a profit and agreed to buy its biggest European distributor.

Akamai Technologies Inc., down $7.79 to $45.49

The cloud services company forecast lower-than-expected earnings and revenue in the current quarter.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.