were among technology's winners Monday, rising 8% after the video-game maker said that it may be up for sale.
Take-Two said it is reviewing certain courses of action in light of a proxy battle with an investor group. As a result, the company pushed back its annual meeting from March 23 to March 29. The shareholder group, which owns about 45% of the company, is looking to oust the company's CEO and review the employment status of its CFO. Shares of Take-Two were trading up $1.62 to $22.47.
slid 19% after SG Cowen downgraded shares to neutral from outperform. Cowen cited a number of reasons for the downgrade, including near-term visibility, credibility concerns, and the possibility of more negative news. Shares of PeopleSupport were down $2.68 to $11.32 on more than five times their average daily volume.
rose 4% after Oppenheimer raised its rating on the stock to buy from neutral. Oppenheimer, which has a $34 price target on the company, left its 2007 earnings estimate of $1.10 a share in place. Shares of Sirf, a maker of chips for GPS systems, were up $1.19 to $28.82.
rose 6% after the computer-products distributor said that Clandeboye Lodge Hotel selected its Visual One Front Office product for use in the Irish company's hotel operations. Shares of Agilysys were adding $1.39 to $23.43.
rose 1% after the computer giant signed two service contracts with
. Under the first contract, which is a renewed five-year agreement, H-P will serve as Johnson Controls' global services provider. The second contract, a six-year deal, calls for H-P to provide data center recovery services. Financial terms were not disclosed. H-P was up 32 cents to $40.23.
Other technology movers included
, up 25 cents to $27.58;
, down 9 cents to $19.06;
, up 11 cents to $18.60;
, up 25 cents to $26.24;
Sirius Satellite Radio
, up 5 cents to $3.29;
, up 2 cents to $6.26;
, down 12 cents to $43.56; and
, up 23 cents to $16.93.