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Midday Movers: GOOG, CSC, BMY & More

Take a look at some of Wednesday midday movers:

Google hit a new all-time high and traded over $900 a share for the first time amid the Google I/O conference. Google VP Sundar Pichai says that Google's search engine, Chrome is the "most popular browser used in the world."

Computer Sciences fell hard after the company reported a fourth-quarter profit on lower operating expenses which helped offset a decline in revenue.

Bristol-Myers moved higher ahead of an expected data release related to the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). An analysis of sell-side research ahead of the meeting by data provider FactSet indicated that Bristol-Myers topped the list for most mentioned large-cap name.

Southwest Airlines moved higher after the airline company raised its quarterly dividend to 4 cents a share from a penny a share and increased the size of its share buyback program to $1.5 billion from $1.0 billion.

Macy's moved higher after the department store chain reported first quarter net profits gained 20 percent versus a year ago. The retailer also raised its quarterly dividend by 25 percent to 25 cents a share and announced a $1.5 billion increase to its buyback program.

Wal-Mart spiked higher ahead of its quarterly earnings report on Thursday morning before the opening bell.

New 52-week highs and all-time highs continued to dominate the trading action. Netflix, Ford and Yahoo were just a few of the stocks hitting 52-week highs. TripAdvisor, Macy's and Urban Outfitters hit new all-time highs.

—By CNBC's Lori Spechler

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