Con Edison and Vitae rise, Ford and Marathon Oil skid

NEW YORK (AP) " Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:

Monsanto Co., up 66 cents to $106.76

The seed and weed-killer maker agreed to be bought by German drug and farm chemical company Bayer for $57 billion.

Ford Motor Co., down 24 cents to $12.14

The automaker forecast weaker results for this year and next as it invests more money in electric and autonomous cars.

Vitae Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $12.75 to $20.85

The dermatology drug developer agreed to be bought by Botox maker Allergan for $21 a share, or $606 million.

Nucor Corp., down 67 cents to $45.35

The steelmaker forecast a smaller profit than investors expected for the third quarter.

Murphy Oil Corp., down $1 to $25.14

Energy companies fell as the price of oil continued to slip.

Consolidated Edison Inc., up 90 cents to $74.13

Utility companies traded higher as bond yields dropped again.

Ruby Tuesday Inc., down 23 cents to $2.82

The restaurant chain said its CEO will leave the company after it disclosed weak first-quarter results.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., down $10.55 to $139.98

Investors weren't impressed with the restaurant chain's projections for the current fiscal year.

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