Valeant, Endo and Monster Worldwide surge; Gap slackens

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., up $5.71 to $28.16

The beleaguered Canadian drugmaker reassured investors by backing its annual forecasts and saying it will make changes in its strategy.

Monster Worldwide Inc., up 73 cents to $3.50

The online job search firm agreed to be bought by Ranstad Holding for $3.40 per share, or about $303 million.

Gap Inc., down $1.61 to $24.01

The retailer’s July sales were far weaker than investors expected.

Endo International PLC, up $3.97 to $22.16

The drug and health care company reported strong quarterly results, aided by an acquisition it made last year.

Delta Air Lines Inc., down 29 cents to $37.15

The airline’s customers suffered through a second day of cancellations and delays stemming from a worldwide computer outage.

Impax Laboratories Inc., down $7.16 to $23.43

The drugmaker reported a surprise drop in revenue as stiff competition hurt its sales of key generic drugs.

Motorcar Parts of America Inc., up $4.52 to $32.92

The auto parts maker disclosed a larger profit than analysts expected.

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., down $4.70 to $61.47

The owner of cable channels including HGTV and Food Network posted a strong profit as ratings and ad sales improved.