On the upside
Flower Foods (NYSE: FLO) declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share payable on December 14, 2012 to shareholders of record November 30, 2012.
Getco acquired a 23.8% stake in Knight Capital Group (NYSE: KCG) and may consider purchasing additional shares. On the downside
Investors locked in profits on Recon Technology (Nasdaq: RCON) whose stock price soared yesterday on sharply higher first quarter revenue.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported that Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) will pay new chief financial officer Sharon McCollam $4.5 million in cash and stock.
Yingi Green Energy (NYSE: YGE) warned of lower shipments in the third quarter.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 2 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks aded 3 points to 773.