Dollar General and Monster are big market movers

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

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


Dollar General Corp., up $6.68 to $64.14

The discounter started a bidding war for rival Family Dollar, offering $8.95 billion as it tries to trump a Dollar Tree bid.

Sensata Technologies Holding NV, up $2.67 to $48.84

The company said plans to buy Schrader International, which makes tire pressure monitoring sensors, for about $1 billion.

J.C. Penney Co., up 37 cents to $9.87

Shares of the department store operator continue to rise after it posted a better-than-expected second-quarter results last week.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC, up $1.63 to $62.18

The industrial products maker is buying Cameron International Corp.'s centrifugal compression business for $850 million.

United Continental Holdings Inc., up $1.83 to $47.84

Shares of the airline rose on falling oil prices. Investors expect it could pay less for fuel.

Lannett Co., up $2.50 to $40.40

The generic drug developer gave a fourth-quarter and full-year outlook that exceeded Wall Street expectations.


DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., up $1.94 to $22.55

The company behind the "Shrek" movies hired DirecTV executive Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer.

Monster Beverage Corp., down $5.05 to $88.44

A Jefferies analyst downgraded the energy drink maker saying that its stock may be fully valued after Coca-Cola said it will buy a stake in it.