Movers Roundup: Boeing, Morgan Stanley

Among the stock activity stories for Monday, Jan. 4, from AP Financial News:

¿ Shares of Boeing Co. rose after two investment firms upgraded stock in the aircraft maker, citing factors including an expected increase in orders.

¿ Shares of investment bank Morgan Stanley advanced as analysts upgraded the stock, saying 2010 should bring continued profitability and share price growth.

¿ Shares of health care consulting firm The Advisory Board Co. rose to their highest price in more than a year after an analyst upgraded the stock.

¿ Shares of trucking operator Heartland Express Inc. rose after investment firm Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock, saying conditions in the freight industry are improving.

_

Copyright 2009 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More from Investing

Dow Futures Pop Despite Rising Trade War Fears

Dow Futures Pop Despite Rising Trade War Fears

Why GE's Stock Has Fallen 9% in the Last 30 Days

Why GE's Stock Has Fallen 9% in the Last 30 Days

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Worries About a Trade War Could Throw Wrench Into the Tech Stock Rally

Worries About a Trade War Could Throw Wrench Into the Tech Stock Rally

5 Stock Picks Under $10 for Millennials

5 Stock Picks Under $10 for Millennials