Midday movers: Blackstone, GE, RealPage & More

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

Blackstone Group - The investment manager jumped after Sterne Agee said its shares could see a roughly 70 percent upside in the next three years after its second-quarter earnings beat. Jefferies increased its price target.

General Electric - The conglomerate fell after saying it expects its credit-card unit to raise $3.25 billion in an initial public offering.

Gilead Sciences - The drug developer climbed after Nomura raised its price target to $141 from $130 a share.

Johnson Controls - The auto-parts maker declined after reporting quarterly earnings.

Kansas City Southern - The rail operator gained after it reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings - The provider of medical tests declined after its second-quarter earnings fell.

Petrobras Argentina - The energy company rose after the results of a Brazilian presidential poll showed greater odds of a new administration after the October election.

RealPage - The provider of software to the rental-housing industry tanked after it cut earnings and revenue guidance for the second quarter.

Skyworks Solutions - The provider of analog semiconductors rose after posting better-than-expected third-quarter results. Rivals including RF Micro Devices and TriQuint Semiconductor also gained.

TerraForm Power - The solar-plant owner surged in its market debut.

Trupanion - The provider of pet insurance gained on its first day of trading.

Williams Companies - The supplier of energy infrastructure was among the second-quarter winners listed in Dan Loeb's Third Point investment letter. Other winners listed included Dow Chemical and Anadarko Petroleum; laggards included Ally Financial, Sony and Rackspace Hosting.

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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.

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