Hyatt, Walt Disney, SunEdison and GW Pharmaceuticals are big market movers

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:


Hyatt Hotels Corp. (H), down $1.16 to $48.20

Hyatt became the latest hotel operator to find malicious software on its computer system, putting customer information at risk.

SunEdison Inc. (SUNE), up 53 cents to $5.92

The solar company said that it is in talks to receive $650 million in new financing through a credit facility.

United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL), up $1.43 to $59.78

Shares of the airliner rose after a news report from Bloomberg said that contract discussions with pilots had advanced.

The Walt Disney Co. (DIS), up 30 cents to $105.86

The media company had a big week. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” surpassed $250 million at the global box office in its first weekend.

MBIA Inc. (MBI), up 51 cents to $6.75

Shares of the bond insurer rose after Puerto Rico’s struggling power authority reached an agreement with its creditors on restructuring its debt.

Nasdaq Inc. (AMZN), down 91 cents to $662.79

The online retailer’s shares slipped ahead of Christmas, but the stock is one of the biggest gainers of the year, up about 114 per cent.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR), up 19 cents to $8.32

Shares of the casino operator rose after Bloomberg reported that the company won a chance to halt several lawsuits that may have put the company into bankruptcy.

GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH), up $2.64 to $69.74

The biopharmaceutical company said data from a physician-led test found its potential epilepsy treatment was “well tolerated” by patients.