Midday movers: General Motors, Burger King & More

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

Charter Communications - The company's shares declined on news that Comcast would buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, or about $159 a share, easily topping Charter's $132.50 bid.

Orbitz Worldwide - The online travel agency rose after reporting-better-than expected quarterly profit and revenue.

General Motors - The automaker recalled nearly 780,000 trucks from 2007 because of ignition problems that have led to 22 crashes and six deaths.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber - The company rose after its fourth-quarter profit beat street views,

Ctrip.com International - The online Chinese travel agency climbed after reporting fourth-quarter earnings that beat estimates.

Concert Pharmaceuticals - The company made a successful debut on Wall Street after pricing 6 million shares at $14 a share, at the high end of its expected range. The IPO size was also increased by a million shares.

Apache - Shares fell after the company reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.

Burger King Worldwide - The fast-food chain gained after reporting a 37 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit.

Barrick Gold and Goldcorp - Shares of both miners rose after they cut their fourth-quarter operating costs from a year ago.

Celgene - The drug developer gained after its board recommended a two-for-one stock split.

Lululemon Athletica - The distributor of athletic climbed after Nomura began coverage with a buy rating.

Molson Coors Brewing - Shares jumped after the brewer raised its quarterly dividend 15.6 percent to 37 cents a share.

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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.

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