BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Repros, Ignyta, Manitowoc, Ambarella
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U.S. stock indexes edged higher in a thinly-traded session on Monday, as the market's recent upward bias continued and put the Dow on track for an eighth straight daily advance. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.05 percent at 18,063.06, the S&P 500 was up 0.20 percent at 2,093.05 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.12 percent at 4,812.48.
** MANITOWOC CO INC, $22.82, +9.08 pct
Carl Icahn reported a 7.7 percent stake in the company, and became the second activist investor to push for the splitup of its crane and foodservice equipment businesses.
** COMSTOCK RESOURCES INC, $7.38, +8.21 pct
** MATADOR RESOURCES CO, $20.25, +4.38 pct
** PIONEER ENERGY SERVICES CORP, $5.76, +5.49 pct Continued...