Midas, Great Wolf, FuelCell are market movers

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Posted: Mar 13, 2012 5:24 PM
Midas, Great Wolf, FuelCell are market movers

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Midas Inc., up $2.45 at $11.44

Tire supplier TBC Corp. said that it has agreed to buy the automotive repair chain company in a cash deal worth about $173 million.

Alliant Techsystems Inc., down $3.58 at $54.03

The aerospace and defense contractor issued fiscal 2013 profit and sales guidance below Wall Street predictions.

BankAtlantic Bancorp Inc., up $1.70 at $3.63

BB&T Corp. said it will take on $285 million of the bank's debt related to preferred securities to close its bid to acquire it.

New York & Co. Inc., up 24 cents at $3.49

A Janney analyst upgraded the clothing retailer's stock to "Buy" praising the its spring fashions and low share price.

Nasdaq

Great Wolf Resorts Inc., up $1.13 at $5.32

Investment manager Apollo Global Management agreed to acquire the indoor water park operator for about $167.1 million.

Urban Outfitters Inc., down $1.56 at $27.95

The owner of the Anthropologie, Free People and Urban Outfitters clothing stores said its fourth-quarter profit fell 48 percent.

FuelCell Energy Inc., up 7 cents at $1.68

The alternative energy producer posted a smaller first-quarter loss and its largest shareholder, Posco Energy, boosted its stake.

Liquidity Services Inc., up $ 3.05 at $46.47

A Stifel Nicolaus analyst raised his price target on the online exchange company's price target by $4 to $47 on revenue expectations.