Netflix and Twitter are big market movers

Associated Press |

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


General Motors Co., up $1.29 to $37.59

The automaker exceeded analyst expectations with a 1 percent sales increase in June, while its competitors also fared well.

Alere Inc., up $2.02 to $39.44

The health care diagnostic and service company's CEO and two other executives resigned as part of an ongoing strategic review.

Twitter Inc., up $1.08 to $42.05

The social media site hired Anthony Noto, a former Goldman Sachs executive, to replace chief financial officer Mike Gupta.

Acuity Brands Inc., down $20.63 to $117.62

The lighting product and services company's third-quarter profit and sales increased, but fell short of Wall Street expectations.


Netflix Inc., up $32.50 to $473.10

Analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their outlook for the Internet streaming video company citing subscriber growth.

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., up $16.67 to $140.02

The drug developer reported positive study results for Xifaxan that could help expand it as treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.

iGate Corp., up $2.31 to $38.70

A Jefferies & Co. analyst upgraded his outlook for the information technology and outsourcing company, citing growth potential.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $20.92 to $303.39

Sanofi SA increased its stake in the biopharmaceutical company and now holds about 22.5 percent of its outstanding shares.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to:


Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
TMLVF Tamerlane Ventures Inc. n/a n/a n/a 0


Emerging Growth

MGX Minerals Inc.

MGX Minerals is a diversified Canadian mining company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. MGX is engaged in the acquisition and development of industrial mineral deposits in western Canada that…

Private Markets


Cloudera offers enterprises a new data platform built on the Apache Hadoop open-source software package. Hadoop is a data-management platform that can consolidate data in a single repository for comprehensive…


Wealthfront is an automated investment service that serves as an alternative to traditional financial advisory services. The company manages a diversified, continually rebalanced portfolio of index funds on their clients’…