Midday Movers: MNST, HRB, AAP & More
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Monster Beverage sank after a New York Times report that the FDA has received death reports citing the company's popular energy drink.
H&R Block moved higher after BTIG began coverage of the tax preparer, saying is not only an "attractive value play" but an "attractive takeover target."
(Read More: Where We Stand With Earnings)
Advanced Auto Parts fell after the company issued a third-quarter warning and cut its 2012 earnings outlook.
Netflix jumped after a new study revealed that 20 percent of online consumers consider online video as a replacement for PayTV.
SuperValu popped as a leveraged buyout gained credibility.
Peabody Energy gained despite reporting an 84 percent drop in earnings. Investors focused on the coal miner's view that the global coal market was stabilizing. Other coal stocks moved higher on the news, including Arch Coal, BHP Billiton, Consol Energy and Alpha Natural Resources.
Ancestry.com rose after the geneology website operator agreed to be acquired by a group led by equity firm Permira for $1.6 billion, or $32 a share, a 10 percent premium from its Friday close.
Overseas Shipholding plummeted in heavy trading following news it was evaluating all its options, including filing for bankruptcy.
International Flavors and Fragrances moved higher after Stifel Nicolaus raised its rating on the company to "buy" from "hold" and set a $72 price target.
Philips Electronics rose after the Dutch based electronics company said its third-quarter results benefited from cost savings and growth in emerging markets.
Agrium limbed fter doubling its dividend and completing its share buyback.
Lennox International moved higher after the heating and cooling equipment maker raised its earnings estimate for the year.
(Read More: CNBC's Market Insider Blog)
—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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