This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Beazer, Merck, Citigroup, Lowe's Are Big Movers

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) ¿ The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange:

NYSE:

Beazer Homes USA Inc., down 35 cents at $5.14

Federal regulators have notified the homebuilder that its top executive could face civil charges over incentive compensation.

Merck & Co., up 71 cents at $33.81

Investors brushed off a rival company's study that showed its cholesterol drug is potentially more effective than Merck's Zetia.

Citigroup Inc., up 13 cents at $4.18

The company said it would sell a majority stake in a Japanese unit for $1 billion in cash in a step to shed noncore assets.

Lowe's Cos., down 11 cents at $21.74

The home-improvement retailer's profit fell 30 percent as customers continued to delay large purchases amid a weak economy.

Illinois Tool Works Inc., up $2.04 at $51.02

The industrial products maker maintained its guidance for fourth-quarter earnings from continuing operations.

Landry's Restaurants Inc., up $2.92 at $19.10

A shareholder announced plans to oppose the $1.2 billion private takeover of the restaurant chain by its CEO.

NASDAQ:

Westport Innovations Inc., up $1.12 at $12.23

The company, whose equipment enables cars to run on natural gas, announced a long-term contract with Swedish car and truck maker Volvo.

Apollo Group Inc., up $3.14 at $57

The for-profit education company said the Department of Education granted it continued access to federal student loan programs.

Copyright 2009 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
DOW 16,408.54 -16.31 -0.10%
S&P 500 1,864.85 +2.54 0.14%
NASDAQ 4,095.5160 +9.2910 0.23%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs