Big Movers in the Stock Market
Sep. 19, 2005
NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
Blockbuster Inc., down 14 cents at $4.62
The nation's biggest movie-rental chain declined after The Wall Street Journal reported CEO John Antioco said the industry is ``in the tank.''
CapitalSource Inc., up $4.24 at $22.95
The business financier converted to a real estate investment trust and said it will begin paying quarterly dividends next year.
Chiquita Brands International Inc., up $2.05 at $26.50
The produce supplier rose following an upgrade to ``buy'' at BB&T Capital Markets.
Apollo Group Inc., down $3.84 at $69.93
The for-profit educator cut its full-year earnings estimate on lower-than-anticipated revenue.
Velocity Express Corp., up 50 cents at $3.79
The transportation firm said it has nearly completed shifting its drivers from employees to less expensive independent contractors.
ViaCell Inc., down $1.39 at $5.05
The biotechnology firm halted an early stage trial testing stem cells as a cancer treatment after some patients developed ``serious'' side effects.