Transocean and Michael Kors are big market movers

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


Transocean Ltd., up $1.92 to $55.37

The oil driller ended a monthslong proxy fight with Carl Icahn, agreeing to a $3 per-share dividend and a smaller board.

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., up $1.70 to $81.10

The high-end women's apparel and accessories maker joins the S&P 500 index after trading Tuesday, replacing NYSE Euronext.

Best Buy Co. Inc., up $1.92 to $44.33

UBS upgraded the stock and Jefferies hiked its price target after the electronics store shifted to better compete with online rivals.

Twitter Inc., up $1.25 to $42.90

After a 73 percent spike in share price during its initial public offering, the social media site appears to be stabilizing.


ViroPharma Inc., up $10.04 to $49.42

Shire PLC is spending $4.2 billion to acquire the biopharmaceutical company as it broadens its own rare disease treatment portfolio.

Rocket Fuel Inc., up $7.18 to $45.04

BMO Capital, citing a recent sell-off of shares cross the sector, upgraded the artificial-intelligence digital advertiser.

Zalicus Inc., down $3.39 to $1.30

The biopharmaceutical company ended its development program for a drug candidate that was intended to treat chronic pain.

CDW Corp., down $1.23 to $21.72

The information technology provider announced the start of a 15 million stock offering.