In early trading on Friday, shares of News Corp (NWSA) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 5.8%. Year to date, News Corp registers a 6.6% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Symantec Corp (SYMC), trading down 15.6%. Symantec Corp is lower by about 1.0% looking at the year to date performance.
Two other components making moves today are Marriott International (MAR), trading down 4.4%, and News Corp (NWS), trading up 4.9% on the day.