NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
General Motors Co., down 22 cents to $31.18
Sales of some of the automaker’s top-selling models faltered last month and it trailed the double-digit gains of other companies.
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, down $8.06 to $101.23
The medical testing services company is paying more than $6 billion for Covance, a company that provides drug development services.
Tesoro Corp., up $1.88 to $73.29
The price of crude continues to fall, meaning that the largest input cost for refiners is again hitting multi-year lows.
Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., down $2.11 to $34.72
Oil companies are pulling back operations due to a glut in energy supplies, which has put pressure on oilfield service companies.
Apple Inc., up $1.40 to $109.40
The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech giant is pondering a new bond sale that could be in the neighbourhood of $5 billion.
American Realty Capital Properties Inc., down $1.02 to $7.85
Investment firms are still backing out of deals with the real estate company a week after it acknowledged inaccurate accounting.
Sapient Corp., up $7.28 to $24.60
The French advertising group Publicis said it will buy the Boston marketing, communications and consulting firm for $3.7 billion.
GoPro Inc., up $7.22 to $84.32
A huge third quarter continues to buoy shares of the digital camera maker, which swung to a profit of $14.6 million last week.