Sears, Intel, Electronic Arts, GM and Ulta Salon are big market movers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


Sears Holdings Corp., down $1.89 to $48.09

The retailer is spinning off its Lands’ End clothing business and distributing stock to shareholders in its turnaround bid.

Boston Scientific Corp., up 51 cents to $11.85

Cowen & Co. upgrades the stock, saying Wall Street is underestimating the medical device maker.

The Gap Inc., down 78 cents to $39.46

The clothing retailer escaped the gloom seen by the rest of the sector, but Jefferies & Co. now sees its shares as expensive.

General Motors Co., up $1.08 to $40.17

Shareholders are starting to look for a dividend payout as the government unloads it stake in the now profitable carmaker.


Intel Corp., up 56 cents to $24.82

Citigroup is telling clients to buy shares of the software giant after seeing steady indications of a stabilizing PC market.

Electronic Arts Inc., up $1.23 to $22.24

Wedbush is telling investors that concerns over glitches in the gamemaker’s blockbuster “Battlefield 4” are excessive.

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc., up 52 cents at $3.28.

The teen retailer reported better-than-expected revenue for its fiscal third quarter and was upgraded by an analyst at B. Riley & Co.

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., down $24.24 to $93.76

The beauty products company had a terrible quarter and told investors the soft retail trends may continue into the holiday.