DuPont and Chevron rise, Del Taco and Celldex skid

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Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:38 PM

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

NYSE

DuPont & Co., up $1.53 to $64.71

Bloomberg News reported that German chemicals giant BASF is offering to buy the company. DuPont had agreed to merge with Dow Chemical.

Pier 1 Imports Inc., up $1.60 to $7.08

The home decor company's fourth-quarter sales were stronger than analysts expected.

Chevron Corp., up $2.74 to $90.67

The price of oil continued to rise Monday, sustaining a weekslong recovery.

NCR Corp., $1.10 to $25.78

The ATM maker raised its annual profit estimate after saying it will buy back $250 million in company stock.

Nasdaq

Marvell Technology Group Ltd., up 42 cents to $10.17

The New York Post reported that the chipmaker is open to selling itself.

Del Taco Restaurants Inc., down 10 cents to $10.40

The taco chain's profit forecasts came up short of Wall Street estimates.

Celldex Therapeutics Inc., down $4.40 to $3.79

The drug developer said a brain cancer treatment isn't working in a clinical trial, so it will end the study.

Brooks Automation Inc., up 30 cents to $10.22

The supplier to semiconductor manufacturers said it will restructure its business to cut $15 million in annual costs.