International Paper, Unilever rise; Super Micro, Freeport-McMoRan fall, Tuesday, 3/19/2024

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Tuesday:

Unilever Plc., up $1.34 to $49.86.

The maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soaps is cutting 7,500 jobs and spinning off its ice cream business.

Kroger Co., up 29 cents to $56.48.

The grocery store owner is selling its specialty pharmacy business to Elevance Health.

Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $10.54 to $21.18.

AstraZeneca is buying the biopharmaceutical company in a deal worth about $2.4 billion.

Super Micro Computer Inc., down $89.71 to $910.97.

The server technology company announced a stock offering of two million shares.

Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $7.25 to $45.18.

The pharmaceutical company gave investors an encouraging update on the development of a potential hormonal disorder treatment.

International Paper Co., up $3.83 to $38.77.

The global paper and packaging company said Andrew Silvernail will replace Mark Sutton as CEO.

Core & Main Inc., up $3.80 to $54.49.

The distributor of water and fire protection products gave investors an encouraging revenue forecast.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., down 15 cents to $44.33.

The copper miner slipped along with prices for the base metal.