Apple, DreamWorks, Chico's are market movers

AP News
Posted: Nov 26, 2012 5:27 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:


Chico's FAS Inc., down 52 cents at $18.24

A FBR Capital Markets analyst downgraded the clothing retailer's stock rating and price target, saying its earnings growth may slow.

Aeropostale Inc., down 68 cents at $13.77

A Janney Capital Markets analyst downgraded the clothing seller's stock saying that teens might be spending their money elsewhere.

Exelon Corp., up 75 cents at $29.32

A Deutsche Bank analyst upgraded his rating on the utility holding company to a "Buy" after a selloff of the company's stock.

The McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., up 20 cents at $51.89

The financial information company is selling its education arm to private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC for $2.5 billion.

Zale Corp., down 25 cents at $4.78

Shares of the jewelry retailer continued to fall after posting a larger-than-expected loss for its fiscal first quarter last week.


James River Coal Co., up 25 cents at $2.74

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A Raymond James analyst upgraded the coal producer, saying that the stock may trade higher this winter as natural gas prices rise.

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., down 94 cents at $17.11

The film studio's shares fell after a weak opening for "Rise of the Guardians," a movie that combines five famous children's tales.

Apple Inc., up $18.03 at $589.53

A Citi analyst reinstated coverage of the iPhone maker's shares with a "Buy" rating, saying the shares are poised to recover after a recent slide.