NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
Lowe’s Cos., down $2.81 to $73.01
The home improvement retailer fell short of expectations in the second quarter and gave a weak profit forecast.
Cree Inc., down 82 cents to $22.21
The energy efficient lighting maker disclosed a smaller-than-expected profit and its forecast was lower than expected.
La-Z-Boy Inc., down $6.30 to $24.95
The furniture company had a weak fiscal first quarter as its upholstery manufacturing business struggled.
Express Inc., up $1.07 to $6.56
The retailer reported better second-quarter results than analysts expected.
Salesforce.com Inc., up 12 cents to $93.07
The customer-management software company posted solid quarterly results and its forecasts pleased investors.
Western Digital Corp., up $1.66 to $88.31
Nikkei reported that the hard drive maker is again in talks to buy Toshiba’s flash memory business.
Stryker Corp., down $7.15 to $138.36
The medical device company gave a weak forecast because of a product recall and the costs associated with it.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., down 6 cents to $79.96
The retailer said it will work with Google to allow shoppers to buy items using the Google Assistant voice-activated device.