BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Drug stocks, U.S. homebuilders, Tesla

Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:03pm EDT
 
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stocks rallied more than 1 percent on Monday, with biotech stocks among the most active names amid a number of major deals in the space. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 1.59 percent at 17,906, S&P 500 futures were up 1.27 percent at 2,078.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 1.07 percent at 4,372.25.

** CELLULAR DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL INC, $16.49, +107.68 pct

Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc (CDI) for $307 million.

** HORIZON PHARMA PLC, $25.08, +14.99 pct

** HYPERION THERAPEUTICS INC, $46, +7.63 pct

Ireland's Horizon said it would buy the U.S. drugmaker for about $1.1 billion to add to boost its rare-disease drug business. Horizon will pay $46 per share, a premium of 7.6 percent to Hyperion's Friday closing price.

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