Alliance Data and Ulta Salon are big market movers

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

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


Alliance Data Systems Corp., up $5.04 to $257.91

The manager of retailers' credit card and loyalty programs is buying digital marketer Conversant Inc. for about $2.3 billion.

Sprint Corp., up 43 cents to $7

The wireless services company will begin offering the new iPhones starting Sept. 19, along with special unlimited data plans.

Health Care REIT Inc., down $3.24 to $63.25

The health care real estate company priced a public offering of 15.5 million shares at a discount to the previous closing price.

XPO Logistics Inc., up $4.17 to $38.22

The freight transportation and logistics company said it secured $700 million in investments, which it will use for acquisitions.


Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., up $17.41 to $114.89

The beauty products company reported better-than-expected second-quarter financial results and raised its full-year guidance.

eBay Inc., up $1.51 to $52.19

Reuters reported that the electronic commerce company will begin running advertisements on its mobile app in the fourth quarter.

Amarin Corp., down 32 cents to $1.49

The drug developer lost an appeal with the Food and Drug Administration over expanding the label of its fish-oil pill Vascepa.

Conversant Inc., up $8.09 to $34.80

The digital marketing company is being bought by Alliance Data Systems in a $2.3 billion deal expected to close this year.