NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Bank of America Corp., up $1.06 at $11.73 A prominent banking equity analyst added the bank to a list of top stock picks, saying operating profit should make up for loan losses. Lowe's Cos., up $1.49 at $19.94 The country's No. 2 home-improvement retailer posted a better-than-expected profit in the first quarter and raised its outlook for 2009. MGM Mirage, up $1.07 at $8.74 Major stockholder Kirk Kerkorian purchased 14.3 million shares, and an analyst upgraded the casino operator for a capital-raising plan. State Street Corp., up $3.28 at $41.79 The bank expects to raise at least $1.45 billion from a common stock and debt offering in order to pay back $2 billion in government aid.
American Apparel Inc., up 38 cents at $5.47 Woody Allen agreed to a $5 million settlement in his lawsuit against the clothing retailer, which its insurance company will pay. ICICI Bank Ltd., up $5.90 at $29.29 U.S. shares of India's largest private bank soared following the Indian stock market's 17-percent zoom upwards after national elections. Dillard's Inc., up $2.67 at $10.18 The department store was swept up in a broader advance in retail stocks, helped by first-quarter results that bested forecasts last week. NASDAQ Pacific Ethanol Inc., down 25 cents at 32 cents The ethanol producer said its production subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and worked on restructuring its debt.