Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Whirlpool surged after the company announced an increase in its quarterly dividend of 25 percent to 62.5 cents a share.
Facebook jumped after the social-networking giant announced that its mobile software "Chat Heads" will be coming soon to its Apple apps.
Vulcan Materials gained after an upgrade to "buy" from "neutral" at Sterne Agee. Analyst said Monday's slide in the construction-materials firm presented a good buying opportunity for investors.