The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) ¿ The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange: NYSE: Ford Motor Co., up 58 cents at $7.58 The automaker surprised investors with net income of nearly $1 billion in the third quarter and forecast a "solidly profitable" 2011. Office Depot Inc., down 23 cents at $5.82 An analyst cut his rating on the office products retailer and said he prefers OfficeMax Inc. as an investment. Denbury Resources Inc., down $1.51 at $13.09 The oil and gas producer will acquire Encore Acquisition Co., while divesting assets and issuing new shares to help fund the purchase. American Electric Power Co., up 17 cents at $30.39
The power company expects to earn $2.80 to $3.20 per share next year, helped by rate increases and an expected improvement in sales. Mednax Inc., up $1.85 at $53.77 The health care services company said its third-quarter profit jumped on a boost from existing and new medical businesses. Domtar Corp., up $3.44 at $45.33 Two analysts upgraded shares of the paper and wood products maker on prospects that strong free cash flow will aid debt reduction. Brunswick Corp., up 68 cents at $10.16 An analyst upgraded the recreational boat maker and said restructuring plans and other moves should result in operating cost savings. NASDAQ: YRC Worldwide Inc., down $2.33 at $1.32 The struggling trucking company launched a debt exchange offer, a move analysts consider a key step to avoid a bankruptcy filing.