Apple and Marriott are big market movers

AP News
Posted: Sep 11, 2013 4:27 PM

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


Marriott International Inc., up $1.35 to $42.96

UBS upgrades the hotel operator, seeing an opportunity to invest in a company that has underperformed its peers this year.

Harvest Natural Resources Inc., up $1.10 to $5.25

The energy company is in exclusive talks to sell its Venezuelan assets to Pluspetrol Venezuela SA for about $373 million.

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., down $9.02 to $67.04

The furniture and housewares retailer reports a quarterly loss and a huge pay package for co-CEO and Chairman Gary Friedman.


Apple Inc., down $26.93 to $467.71

New product introductions fail to impress Wall Street. Analysts said they were disappointed the cheaper iPhone unveiled by Apple was not even lower priced.

News Corp., up 50 cents to $17.05

Southeastern Asset Management, Carl Icahn's partner in the Dell bid, disclosed a 12 percent stake in the media company.

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., down 84 cents to $17.30

Pacific Crest sees the potential for a downturn in the gamemaker's stock after the release of the next gaming consuls.

Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., up 18 cents to $3.23

The bio-therapeutics company received a U.S. patent that covers a stem cell therapy as a treatment for arterial disease.

Coldwater Creek Inc., down 82 cents to $1.92

The women's clothing company sees sales decline in its most recent quarter in tandem with lower foot traffic at its stores.