Virgin America and Edwards rise; Brocade, PulteGroup fall

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Columbus CEO

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


Edwards Lifesciences Corp., up $15.16 to $105.08

The medical device company said a new replacement heart valve met its goals in a clinical trial.

PulteGroup Inc., down $1.21 to $17.21

The homebuilder's chairman and CEO will retire in 2017, partly because the company's founder and his grandson wanted a change.


Virgin America Inc., up $16.21 to $55.11

Alaska Air Group, the parent of Alaska Airlines, agreed to buy Virgin America for more than $2 billion.

Tesla Motors Inc., up $9.40 to $246.99

The electric car maker continued to report strong early sales of its new Model 3.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc., down $1.45 to $9.19

The computer networking company said it will buy Ruckus Wireless for $1.29 billion in cash and stock.

Zafgen Inc., up 58 cents to $7.28

The company reported new clinical data for a drug that treats a rare genetic disorder linked to obesity.

Natus Medical Inc., down $7.80 to $31.84

The maker of medical devices for newborn care forecast disappointing revenue for the first quarter.

AbbVie Inc., up $1.79 to $59.21

A panel in Europe recommended that AbbVie's drug Humira, a treatment for Crohn's disease, be approved for pediatric patients.