Public Service Enterprise Group fell after the NJ utility said its infrastructure had suffered severe damage from Hurricane Sandy and it was unable to estimate losses.
Estee Lauder lost ground after the company lowered its full-year sales forecast.
Tupperware gained ground after Morgan Stanley upgraded the maker of plastic containers to "overweight" from "equal weight."
Kellogg rose after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
Hillshire Brands jumped after the meat company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
Catamaran moved higher after the pharmacy benefits manager raised its earnings forecast for the year.
(Read More: CNBC's Market Insider Blog)
—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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