NEW YORK -- Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
PepsiCo Inc., up $1.07 at $53.28
The company said its first-quarter earnings could come in ahead of Wall Street estimates, and gave a strong outlook for 2004.
LaBranche & Co., down 5 cents at $10.94
The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a settlement with the specialist firm and four others.
American Express Co., up $1.05 at $51.91
The company closed a deal to issue cards in China.
BioLase Technology Inc., up $1.05 at $17.25
The medical and dental laser manufacturer was placed on the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 index.
Aladdin Knowledgeware, up $4.20 at $19.79
Strong sales boosted the company's outlook for the quarter.
Vascular Solutions Inc., up $3.17 at $9.78
The Food and Drug Administration approved the company's specially-treated bandage to stop bleeding faster.