DuPont and Chevron rise, Del Taco and Celldex skid
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
DuPont & Co., up $1.53 to $64.71
Bloomberg News reported that German chemicals giant BASF is offering to buy the company. DuPont had agreed to merge with Dow Chemical.
Pier 1 Imports Inc., up $1.60 to $7.08
The home decor company's fourth-quarter sales were stronger than analysts expected.
Chevron Corp., up $2.74 to $90.67
The price of oil continued to rise Monday, sustaining a weekslong recovery.
NCR Corp., $1.10 to $25.78
The ATM maker raised its annual profit estimate after saying it will buy back $250 million in company stock.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd., up 42 cents to $10.17
The New York Post reported that the chipmaker is open to selling itself.
Del Taco Restaurants Inc., down 10 cents to $10.40
The taco chain's profit forecasts came up short of Wall Street estimates.
Celldex Therapeutics Inc., down $4.40 to $3.79
The drug developer said a brain cancer treatment isn't working in a clinical trial, so it will end the study.
Brooks Automation Inc., up 30 cents to $10.22
The supplier to semiconductor manufacturers said it will restructure its business to cut $15 million in annual costs.