China National Chemical Corp will acquire for $43 billion Swiss seed company Syngenta AG (SYT). SYT stock jumped 11.95% to $86.64 year to date after gaining 23.70% to $79.59 in 2015.
Dover Corp (DOV), provider of industrial and energy drilling equipment, hiked its quarterly dividend 5% to 44 cents a share. The stock gained about 20% to $73.83 year to date thanks much to its diversified business model across geographic markets and industries.
Rackspace Hosting Inc (RAX) jumped 0.10% or $0.03 to $31.53 on Monday after the cloud computing firm had accepted a $4.3 billion takeover from Apollo Global Management LLC (APO).