NEW YORK (
(SIRI - Get Report)
was a big gainer in pre-market trading on Monday, rising more than 2% as
(LMCA - Get Report)
ramps up its efforts to gain control of the satellite radio giant.
Last week Liberty Media filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for 'de jure' control of the New York-based firm. Liberty also withdrew an earlier application for 'de facto' control of Sirius.
Sirius shares rose 2.54% to $2.625 on share volume of 3,329,915.
(FB - Get Report)
, which saw its shares plunge on the
of a lock-up period last week, crept up 0.21% to $19.09 on share volume of 347,726.
(GRPN - Get Report)
, which tumbled 36% last week following the daily deal site's
, were down 2.11% to $4.65 in pre-market trading.
(CSCO - Get Report)
, which enjoyed a
following its stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter results last week, dipped 0.37% to $18.99.
--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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