Midday Movers: CBOE, JNJ, RCL & More
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
The CBOE is the biggest options exchange by market share according to the most recent data provided by The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC).
Johnson & Johnson traded higher on news that the health care products company raised its dividend by 8.2 percent to 66 cents per share.
Royal Caribbean surged on much better-than-expected first-quarter earnings of 35 cents per share, excluding-items, versus consensus estimates of 20 cents per share. The world's second-largest cruise operator also said demand from Europe had improved. Shares of Carnival were higher as well.
Safeway was the biggest loser on the S&P 500 after posting "disappointing" first-quarter same-store sales, according to its CEO Steve Burd. On the company's conference call, Burd reportedly said that tough competition on pricing is capping margins.
And Chinese Internet search provider Baidu surged ahead of its expected earnings report after-the-bell.
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—By CNBC's Lori Spechler
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