Costco, Deutsche Bank and NXP Semi climb; Cognizant plunges

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

Costco Wholesale Corp., up $5.02 to $152.51

The warehouse club operator reported a profit that was larger than analysts expected.

Mentor Graphics Corp., up $1.75 to $26.44

A fund tied to activist investor Paul Singer doubled its stake in the hardware and software design products company.

Lexmark International Inc., up $4.83 to $39.96

The printer maker said U.S. regulators approved its sale to Apex Technology and PAG Asia Capital for $2.5 billion.

NXP Semiconductors NV, up $5.89 to $102.01

The chipmaker continued to climb on reports it could be acquired by competitor Qualcomm.

McCormick & Co., up $2.53 to $99.92

The spices and seasonings company raised its annual estimates after it reported a bigger-than-expected profit.

Deutsche Bank AG, up $1.61 to $13.09

The German bank recovered some of its recent losses as it tried to reassure investors about its health.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., down $7.37 to $47.63

The technology company said it's investigating possible bribes paid to officials in India and said its president resigned.

Hess Corp., up $1.47 to $53.62

The price of oil held steady after several days of gains, but energy companies traded higher.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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