April 30, 2013 at 18:20 PM EDT
Higher Close As Consumer Confidence Climbs

The markets closed higher with the Dow rising 21 points to 14,839 as April consumer confidence increased more than expected. Nasdaq climbed 21 points to 3328.

On the upside

Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (NYSE: ABV) reported higher first quarter earnings and revenue.


First quarter earnings and revenue rose for Invesco (NYSE: IVZ) to surpass analyst expectations.


Texas Roadhouse (Nasdaq: TXRH) reported higher first quarter earnings that topped estimates as revenue climbed.


On the downside


First quarter earnings for Cummins (NYSE: CMI) fell more than expected as revenue dropped.


Masco (NYSE: MAS) reported higher first quarter earnings and revenue but the results fell short of expectations.


Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) reported higher first quarter earnings but the refiner warned that the spread between West Texas Intermediate and London Brent crude is expected to widen.

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 2 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 3 to 2 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index rose 3 points to 1597.

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