Stocks Rise for Albemarle and Lululemon, While Vista Outdoor and Henry Schein Fall


Summary: Shares of Albemarle Corp. and Lululemon Athletica Inc. surged on Monday, while Vista Outdoor Inc. and Henry Schein Inc. experienced declines. Albemarle Corp. withdrew its buyout proposal, and Lululemon Athletica Inc. replaced Activision Blizzard in the S&P 500 index. Meanwhile, Vista Outdoor Inc. gave a disappointing financial update and announced the sale of its sporting products business. Henry Schein Inc. disclosed a cybersecurity incident that affected its business operations.

Shares of Albemarle Corp., a specialty chemicals company, soared by $4.35 to reach $167.73. The company decided to withdraw its buyout proposal for Liontown Resources, a move that surprised investors.
Meanwhile, Lululemon Athletica Inc., an athletic apparel company, experienced a significant increase in its stock price. The company rose by $38.95, reaching $416.64. The surge in stock value was due to Lululemon Athletica Inc. being added to the S&P 500 index, replacing Activision Blizzard.
On the other hand, Vista Outdoor Inc., a firearms manufacturer, saw a decline in its shares. The company’s stock fell by $7.78, reaching $25.02. Investors were disappointed by the company’s financial update and the announcement that Vista Outdoor Inc. would be selling its sporting products business.
Henry Schein Inc., a health care products maker, also experienced a decline in its stock price. The company’s shares dropped by $1.55 to reach $71.80. This decline was due to Henry Schein Inc. disclosing a cybersecurity incident that disrupted some of its business operations.

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