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Midday Movers: GILD, BSX, AES & More

Monday, 13 May 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

S&P 500 health care sector was the strongest large-cap sector led by Gilead Sciences and Boston Scientific. Gilead Sciences price target was upped to $63 from $59 at UBS.

S&P 500 utilities sector was the worst performer, led lower by AES Corp. and Exelon.

Retail sales in April were better-than-expected, up 0.1 percent, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Retailers including JCPenney and Nordstrom were higher, while Macy's was lower.


JPMorgan shares shook off earlier losses and moved into the black. JPM and its CEO Jamie Dimon in focus ahead of the banking giant's annual meeting next week which will include a vote on splitting the roles of Chairman and CEO.

Monsanto cut its losses after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the agribusiness and against an Indiana farmer for violating a seed patent.

Yum Brands fell after last Friday's report after the market closed that same-store sales in China fell 29 percent in April.

Google hit new all-time high for the seventh-straight session. Other tech gainers included Facebook and Advanced Micro Devices.

And Netflix continued its rally. The streaming media company is the best performing stock on the S&P 500 so far this year.

—By CNBC's Lori Spechler

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