Mixed Economic Data, Mixed Close

The markets closed mixed with the Dow rising 8 points to 13,981 as industrial production edged down while consumer sentiment rose. Nasdaq slipped 6 points to 3192.

On the upside

Shares of Millennial Media (NYSE: MM) rose ahead of its earnings release on Tuesday.

Key Energy Services (NYSE: KEG) reported lower fourth quarter earnings but the results topped analyst estimates.

Shares of MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR) continued rising after reporting narrower fourth quarter losses Wednesday before market open.

On the downside

Shares of Endeavour International (NYSE: END) extended its losses after announcing yesterday that it was exploring strategic options including the possible sale of the company.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) priced its secondary public offering of 30 million common shares at the discounted price of $11 per share.

Forest Oil (NYSE: FST) closed the sale of its South Texas properties.

In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 5 to 4 on the NYSE and by 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index eased a point to 1519.

Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here