Alphabet, Roper Technologies fall; Boeing, Paramount rise, Wednesday, 1/31/2024

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

Alphabet Inc., down $11.36 to $140.10.

Google’s parent company reported disappointing advertising sales growth during its fourth-quarter.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc., down $4.37 to $167.69.

The chipmaker gave investors a weak revenue forecast for its current quarter.

Paramount Global, up 91 cents to $14.59.

Media mogul Byron Allen is reportedly trying to buy the owner of CBS and MTV.

Boeing Co., up $10.60 to $211.04.

The troubled jet maker beat analysts’ fourth-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts.

Avnet Inc., down $2.57 to $45.30.

The distributor of electronic components gave investors a weak earnings forecast.

Fortive Corp., up $3.48 to $78.18.

The industrial conglomerate gave investors a strong earnings forecast for the year.

Roper Technologies Inc., down $24.57 to $537.

The industrial equipment maker gave investors a weak earnings forecast for the year.

Mondelez International Inc., down $1.07 to $75.27.

The maker of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers warned about cooling demand and weaker volumes.

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