Meredith, Walt Disney, Del Taco, and GE are big market movers

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


Meredith Corp., up $4.53 to $50.47

The TV station owner and publisher of Parents magazine is being bought by TV station owner Media General Inc. for $2.4 billion.

The Walt Disney Co., up $3.04 to $104.01

Fans can stream the media company's movies in more places after announcing it signed agreements with Amazon and Microsoft.

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc., up 47 cents to $14.07

Private equity firm Blackstone plans to pay nearly $4 billion to buy the real estate investment trust, which focuses on high-end hotels.

General Electric Co., up 96 cents to $24.96

The European Union approved the conglomerate's $14.1 billion takeover of the power and transmission division of French company Alstom.

Tempur Sealy International Inc., up $6.73 to $78.48

Scott Thompson was named CEO, president and chairman of the mattress seller. Thompson was CEO at car rental company Dollar Thrifty.


Depomed Inc., up 82 cents to $27.48

Rival Horizon Pharma continued its hostile takeover bid for the drug developer by offering to exchange a portion of its stock for the company's shares.

Del Taco Restaurants Inc., $1.56 to $14.58

A Citi analyst gave the taco and burger chain a "Buy" investment rating, saying it has potential to grow its restaurant count. Inc., up $1.14 to $23.95

The Chinese online retailer plans to buy back up to $1 billion of its own American depositary shares over the next 24 months.