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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Shares of the following companies were making notable moves in the U.S. stock market on Monday:

Advancers

American International Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203700638/composite AIG +1.13%  gained more than 9% after a regulatory filing showed the insurer had signed credit agreements worth $4.3 billion.

A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd.’s U.S.-listed shares  rose 10.3% after the Chinese provider late Thursday said it received a contract to build a coal-fired plant.

BioSante Pharmaceuticals Inc.  rose 27% after the developer of oncology products said in a regulatory filing it extended equity financing with Kingsbridge Capital.

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Education Management Corp.  shares gained 7.8%.

Ngas Resources Inc.  leaped 40% after the energy-drilling firm agreed to be acquired by Magnum Hunter Resources Corp.  for stock valued at 55 cents a share. Shares of Magnum Hunter were up 7.3%.

Sierra Wireless Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206182341/composite SWIR +0.26%  shares rose 10.3% after Barron’s called the manufacturer of wireless modems undervalued.

Student Loan Corp.  gained 7.8% after it said late Thursday that it had settled class-action suits filed in relation to its merger with Discover Financial Services.

TPC Group Inc.  shares gained 9.2% after Oppenheimer & Co. hiked earnings projections for the manufacturer of petrochemical products.

Decliners

Alimera Sciences Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205266417/composite ALIM +7.40%  skidded 9.2% after the biopharmaceutical firm said regulators had declined to approve its treatment for retinal swelling in its current form. Shares of its pSivida Corp. , Alimera’s partner in developing the drug, slumped 18.4%.

H&R Block Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207406664/composite HRB +0.08%  declined 7% after the tax-preparation services provider late Friday said HSBC Holdings  would not provide funding for its refund-anticipation loans after U.S. regulators objected.

SouFun Holdings Ltd.’s  U.S.-listed shares were down 8% after the Chinese operator of home-furnishings sites late Thursday said it would buy a former American International Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203700638/composite AIG +1.13%   training center in Manhattan for $46 million.

Tesla Motors Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite TSLA -0.37%  shares were down 15% as a large portion of the electric-car maker’s stock became tradeable as agreements that prevented their sale expired.

/zigman2/quotes/203700638/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 57.33
+0.64 +1.13%
Volume: 2.06M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
3.79
Dividend Yield
2.23%
Market Cap
$44.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.56M
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/zigman2/quotes/206182341/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 30.82
+0.08 +0.26%
Volume: 995,196
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
$589,146
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/zigman2/quotes/205266417/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 7.19
+0.50 +7.40%
Volume: 29,669
Aug. 18, 2022 3:58p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$46.80 million
Rev. per Employee
$341,649
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/zigman2/quotes/207406664/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 48.44
+0.04 +0.08%
Volume: 2.05M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
14.03
Dividend Yield
2.39%
Market Cap
$7.72 billion
Rev. per Employee
$49,546
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/zigman2/quotes/203700638/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 57.33
+0.64 +1.13%
Volume: 2.06M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
3.79
Dividend Yield
2.23%
Market Cap
$44.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.56M
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/zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 908.61
-3.38 -0.37%
Volume: 15.81M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
109.44
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$952.56 billion
Rev. per Employee
$676,463
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Kate Gibson is a reporter for MarketWatch, based in New York.

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