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Pops & Drops: Gap, US Steel...

Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Gap and US Steel popped while Masco and Chipotle Mexican Grill dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Gap (GPS) popped 6%. Billionaire investor Eddie Lampert reported a 5.8% stake in the clothing retailer. - I just can't get excited by the Gap, says Karen Finerman.

United States Steel (X) popped 3%. Goldman Sachs upgraded U.S. Steel to Buy from Neutral and increased its price target to $75 from $61, saying the company is in good position to capitalize on rising steel prices. - I like this stock here, says Guy Adami.

Marriott (MAR) popped 2%. The company said it plans to split into two publicly traded companies by spinning off its timeshare operations into a separate company; also Marriott reported a higher quarterly profit as a strengthening economy enabled more companies to send employees back out on the road to do business.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

Masco (MAS) dropped 9%. The company posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss, partly hurt by a drop in sales, and forecast a challenging business environment, particularly in the first half of this year. - I'd stay away, says Jon Najarian.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) dropped 3%. Cowen & Co. downgraded the stock to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Outperform’ citing valuation. - I think shorts are dying to jump on this, says Stephen Weiss.




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