Starwood and Dillard's 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:

NYSE

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., down $2.72 to $72.27

The company is being bought by rival Marriott for $12.2 billion in a move that will create the world's largest hotelier.

Dillard's Inc., down $4.99 to $72.52

The department store operator became the latest retailer to report disappointing earnings ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Delta Air Lines Inc., down $1.06 to $47.93

The airline and others in the travel industry saw pressure on their stocks in the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris.

Nasdaq

Urban Outfitters Inc., down $1.82 to $22.67

The clothing, apparel and housewares retailer is buying The Vetri Family group of restaurants for an undisclosed amount.

Conmed Corp., up $3.14 to $41.48

The medical technology company is buying privately held SurgiQuest for $265 million to expand its surgical products portfolio.

B Communications Ltd., up $1.42 to $24.83

The Israeli telecommunications services company's key subsidiary, Bezeq, provided an upbeat 2015 group profit outlook.

Arrowhead Research Corp., up 5 cents to $5.73

The drug developer presented positive data on the effects of its potential chronic hepatitis B treatment in chimpanzees.

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Inc., down 95 cents to $11.16

The drug developer reported a wider third-quarter loss on higher expenses as it develops the topical antibiotic Locilex.