Gulfport Energy moved higher after the company reported strong test results on a Utica Shale well.
Meridian Bioscience lost ground after Wedbush cut its rating on the stock to "underperform" from "neutral."
Movado gained ground after its third-quarter income jumped sharply. The luxury watch maker also raised its fiscal-year guidance.
Medley Capital fell after the investment company offered 5 million shares at $13.75, a 22 percent discount from its recent closing price.
Deckers rebounded after Jefferies noted "very high" Internet searches for the brand last week, saying its product remains relevant.
Idenix jumped on a bullish note from Deutsche Bank, which said the Street is undervaluing its new drug pipeline.
Allstate moved higher a bit after it said it expects to report October disaster losses of $1.08 billion, mostly from superstorm Sandy.
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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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