DuPont and Illumina are big market movers

AP News
Posted: Oct 06, 2015 4:44 PM

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


BP PLC, up 82 cents to $34.31

The energy company agreed to a $20 billion final settlement over environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

PepsiCo Inc., up $1.26 to $97.07

The food and beverage company reported better-than-expected third-quarter results and gave a positive outlook.

DuPont up $3.93 to $55.21

The chemical company announced that CEO and Chairwoman Ellen Kullman will retire next week, following a challenging year.

The Container Store Group Inc., down $2.90 to $12.67

The storage products retailer reported a drop in fiscal second-quarter profit and little revenue growth, disappointing Wall Street.

General Mills Inc., down $1.52 to $55.70

The food company is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios that were incorrectly labeled gluten-free.


Illumina Inc., down $17.36 to $145.81

The genetic analysis and sequencing company disappointed Wall Street with a weak revenue outlook for the third quarter.

Skyworks Solutions Inc., down $1.16 to $80.71

The semiconductor company will buy rival PMC-Sierra Inc. for about $2 billion in a move to expand its products and customer base.

Celgene Corp., down $4.43 to $112.19

Biotech stocks are under pressure from concerns about patent protection overseas and continued scrutiny of the cost of some medications.