Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Apple - The iPhone maker gained after Bernstein hiked its 12-month target to $700 from $615.
Brown Shoe Co. - The footwear company advanced after posting better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and boosting its 2014 earnings outlook.
Chevron - The oil company rose after shareholders rejected a proposal to split the roles of chairman and CEO, both currently held by John Watson.
Chico's FAS - The casual clothing retailer declined after posting weaker-than-expected first-quarter earnings.
Citrix Systems - The technology provider came off session lows on renewed takeover chatter.
Exxon Mobil - The oil giant edged higher after CEO Rex Tillerson said oil would be the leading energy source for another 25 years.
McDonald's - The fast-food chain declined after saying it expects to return as much as $20 billion to shareholders between 2014 and 2016.
Synaptics - The provider of applications for smartphones rose on bullish comments from Needham and Company.
2U - The education technology company gained after announced it would teaming up with Syracuse University to support its online MBA program.
Vivus - The struggling marketer of obesity pills advanced after shareholder Aspen Investment fund said it held a 9.65 percent stake in the company and planned to acquire it for $640 million.
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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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