Originally created 05/04/04

Big Movers in the Stock Market



NEW YORK -- Stocks that were moving substantially or trading heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.

NYSE

Hospira Inc., down $1.42 at $27.04

The Abbott Labs spinoff, which makes medical devices and supplies, had its first day of trading as an independent company.

Boeing Co., up 89 cents at $43.58

The aerospace manufacturer announced a continuation of its stock buyback program and increased its dividend.

Titan Corp., down 1 cent at $19.19

Profits at the technology consultancy were down 53 percent due to an ongoing bribery investigation and costs associated with its proposed takeover by Lockheed Martin.

NASDAQ

Microsoft Corp., up 22 cents at $26.35

The software maker unveiled new products to protect digital copyrights for songs transferred to cell phones and portable music players.

PanAmSat Corp., down 2 cents at $23.06

The satellite operator posted a loss due to charge taken for a satellte that lost power.

Taser International Inc., down $1.07 at $31.28

The company disputed an analyst report that said the non-lethal weapon maker was overvalued.