Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
(SIRI) moved higher after the satellite radio company approved a $2 billion buyback and announced a special 5 cent a share dividend.
moved higher on hopes the company would forma REIT to acquire its real estate assets, following the lead of Canada's Loblaw, which announced that move today.
(YUM) jumped after its CEO said he sees very solid sales growth in its restaurants in China.
lost ground as the company issued a fourth-quarter warning and lowered its full-year revenue forecasts.
rose following news is considering a cash bid for the company, according to Britain's Daily Mail newspaper.
moved lower after weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings.
(SWY) moved higher after the supermarket chain moved its dividend up to December from January.
fell after the braces maker said it expects fourth-quarter profit and revenue to be at the lower end of guidance. As a result it is cutting jobs and shuffling management.
gained ground on an improved fourth-quarter outlook.
moved higher after its CFO told investors the company aims to grow sales at a 30 percent rate over the next five years.
(FCX) continued to fall on news that its planned acquisitions of Plains and McMoran could lead to shareholder activism. Several investment banks have dropped their "buy" ratings on the company as a result of the buyouts.
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-By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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