On the upside
Fourth quarter earnings for VistaPrint (Nasdaq: VPRT) rose to surpass estimates as the online graphics design services company added new customers.
The Financial Times reported that ArcelorMittal may make a counteroffer for Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), which has already agreed to be acquired by Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE: CLF) in a deal valued at approximately $8.7 billion.
Innophos Holdings (Nasdaq: IPHS) reversed year ago losses to report a profit for the second quarter that topped analyst estimates.
On the downside
Winn-Dixie (Nasdaq: WINN) reported a preliminary loss for the fourth quarter.
Chesapeake (NYSE: CSK) widened second quarter losses due to increased expenses and one time items.German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG denied rumors that the company was in discussions to acquire AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) .
In the broad market, advancing issues were on par with decliners on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks added 2 points to 716.