MeriStar Hospitality

Ticker: MHX

Friday's close: $9.85

Week's change: 17.7%

The Arlington hotel real estate investment trust beat Wall Street expectations in the third quarter. The company reported adjusted funds from operations of $7.8 million (9 cents a share), a 300 percent increase over the same quarter last year.

Allied Capital

Ticker: ALD

Friday's close: $29.29

Week's change: 8.7%

The Washington firm, which funnels late-stage venture capital to middle-market private companies, said earnings in its third quarter rose 32 percent from the comparable quarter a year earlier, to $113.2 million.


Ticker: FLYIQ

Friday's close: $.02

Week's change: -89.5%

The owner of cut-rate carrier Independence Air filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, warning its stock was likely to lose all value. The Nasdaq Stock Market told the Dulles company that the stock will be delisted as of Wednesday.

Chesapeake Corp.

Ticker: CSK

Friday's close: $17.49

Week's change: -15%

The Richmond manufacturer of paperboard packaging slashed its earnings guidance for the year by nearly half and announced a cost-saving plan intended to save $25 million a year, including layoffs and consolidation or closure of several facilities.