Campbell Soup and Dollar Tree climb; Medtronic slumps

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

Campbell Soup Co., up $1.98 to $57.02

The company's first-quarter profit was better than expected thanks to lower expenses and better sales of snacks like Pepperidge Farm.

Dollar Tree Inc., up $6.69 to $88.68

The discount retailer raised its profit and sales forecasts after it reported solid results in the third quarter.

Medtronic PLC, down $6.98 to $73.60

The medical device company reported disappointing quarterly sales.

Hormel Foods Corp., up 92 cents to $35.86

The Spam maker reported better results from its refrigerated foods business and its Jennie-O turkey unit.

Barnes & Noble Inc., up $1.20 to $12.65

The bookseller's sales in its fiscal second quarter were better than analysts expected.

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., up $2.25 to $87.50

The company said it will buy fruit drink maker Bai Brands for $1.7 billion.

Palo Alto Networks Inc., down $21.33 to $139.73

The security software maker forecast weak quarterly revenue after shaky sales in its fiscal first quarter.

Patterson Cos., down $7.95 to $39.56

The medical supplier said its dental and animal health businesses struggled and it cut its profit forecast.

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

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