Apple and Taser are big market movers

AP News
Posted: Sep 20, 2013 4:40 PM

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


Darden Restaurants Inc., down $3.52 to $45.78

The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster reported a sharply lower quarterly profit and announced the retirement of its president.

AK Steel Holding Corp., down 35 cents to $4.09

The steelmaker forecast a larger-than-expected loss for the third quarter, citing lower pricing and falling shipments.

Rite Aid Corp., up 9 cents to $4.67

Generic drugs, strong expense control and improved profitability prompts Credit Suisse to boost its price target on the drugstore chain's stock.

Arch Coal Inc., down 25 cents to $4.74

A proposal from the Obama administration that would limit carbon pollution from new power plants weighs on shares of coal companies.


Apple Inc., down $4.89 to $467.41

The company starts selling the iPhone 5S and 5C in the U.S. and several other markets.

Prosensa Holding N.V., down $16.86 to $7.14

A treatment developed by the Dutch biotech company for Duchenne muscular dystrophy failed in a late-stage study.

Taser International Inc., up 54 cents to $14.79

The security equipment company's stock is repeatedly hitting multiyear highs as more police departments make its wearable cameras standard gear.

Rocket Fuel, up $27.10 to $56.10

Shares of the artificial intelligence company rocket higher in their first day as a publicly traded company.