Alexion, Huntington, Take-Two - Monday's Premarket Movers

Stocks moving in premarket trading on Monday include Alexion, Dropbox, Electronic Arts and Huntington Bancshares.
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Stock futures were rising Monday as the first coronavirus vaccines were shipped to distribution sites across the U.S. and a bipartisan group of lawmakers prepared to introduce a $908 billion pandemic relief package.

Here are some of the top movers during premarket trading on Monday.

1.  Alexion Pharmaceuticals ALXN | Up 30.68%

Alexion Pharmaceuticals  (ALXN) - Get Report shares surged higher Monday after the rare disease specialist agreed to a $39 billion takeover by Britain's AstraZeneca  (AZN) - Get Report. AstraZeneca will pay around $175 a share for Alexion, through a combination of cash and shares, representing a near 45% premium to the stock's closing price Friday and valuing the Boston-based company at $39 billion, or around four times Alexion's 2025 revenue target of $9.5 billion. 

2.  Dropbox DBX | Up 8.38%

Technology news platform The Information predicted that Dropbox likely will be the next mergers and acquisitions target in the enterprise software space in 2021. Either Oracle  (ORCL) - Get Report or ServiceNow  (NOW) - Get Report could potentially strike a deal for Dropbox, it said.

3.  AstraZeneca AZN | Down 6.12%

AstraZeneca  (AZN) - Get Report dropped Monday after it agreed to a $39 billion takeover of rare disease expert Alexion Pharmaceuticals  (ALXN) - Get Report Saturday.

4. Electronic Arts EA | Up 2.23%

Gaming company Electronic Arts  (EA) - Get Report reached an agreement to acquire U.K.-based Codemasters Group, a maker of racing video games, for $1.2 billion, topping an offer of $956 million from Take-Two Interactive  (TTWO) - Get Report.

5.  Take-Two Interactive TTWO | Up 1.6%

Take-Two Interactive’s nearly $1 billion bid for Codemasters Group has been topped by rival game maker Electronic Arts  (EA) - Get Report, which agreed to pay $1.2 billion for the London-based maker of racing video games.

6. Huntington Bancshares HBAN | Up 0.54%

U.S. regional lenders Huntington Bancshares  (HBAN) - Get Report and TCF Financial  (TCF) - Get Report entered an all-stock deal to create a company worth about $22 billion in market value, the companies said.