Clorox and Apple 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:


The Clorox Co. up $6.66 to $97.23

The consumer goods company is exiting Venezuela, citing government restrictions, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty.

AutoZone Inc. down $21.06 to $505.38

A rebounding economy has more Americans buying new cars, which cut into the auto parts retailer's sales during the recent quarter.

EMC Corp. up 15 cents to $29.68

Reports are beginning to surface that the data storage equipment company, under pressure from shareholders, may soon consider a sale.

Beazer Homes USA Inc. down 52 cents to $18.09

Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate, pressuring the stocks of U.S. homebuilders.


Sigma-Aldrich Corp. up $34.03 to $136.40

German drug company Merck is buying the St. Louis chemical company for $17 billion, or $140 per share in an all-cash deal.

Yahoo Inc. down $2.28 to $38.65

Investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future following the Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Apple Inc. up 10 cents to $101.06

More than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models were sold by the tech giant in the three days after the phones went on sale.

TriMas Corp. down $2.95 to $26.59

The engineered products company lowered its full-year profit forecast, citing softness in the energy and aerospace sectors.