Gap and Abercrombie tumble; Salesforce and Ross Stores rise

NEW YORK (AP) " Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:

Salesforce.com Inc., up $2.58 to $77.77

The customer management software maker gave a solid quarterly report and issued strong guidance.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., down $2.33 to $14.60

The teen clothing retailer reported weak sales and a smaller profit than analysts expected.

Gap Inc., down $5.10 to $25.61

The retailer's profit fell as it closed stores and said fewer people came to its remaining locations.

Ross Stores Inc., up $2.47 to $68

The discount retailer posted a larger-than-expected profit and better sales.

SolarCity Corp., down 6 cents to $20.34

Shareholders approved the solar power company's plan to combine with electric car maker Tesla.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd., up $1.44 to $14.80

The chipmaker reported much higher sales than Wall Street expected and gave a surprisingly strong forecast for the current quarter.

Hibbett Sports Inc., down $4.90 to $40.40

The sporting goods retailer cut its annual forecasts after a weak third-quarter report.

Nuance Communications Inc., up $1.36 to $16.91

The voice and language technology company's results in the fiscal fourth quarter came in ahead of expectations.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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