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Midday movers: Chevron, Clorox, Harley-Davidson & more

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

Biota Pharmaceuticals - Shares plummeted after its influenza treatment failed to meet its main goal in a mid-stage study.

Boyd Gaming - The casino operator declined after posting weaker-than-expected second-quarter results.

Chevron - The oil company dropped as oil futures fell to a six-month low on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Church & Dwight Co. - The maker of Arm & Hammer posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

Clorox - The bleach supplier rose after tallying adjusted fourth-quarter profit that beat forecasts.

Fluor - The engineering company gained on better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

General Motors - The auto manufacturer fell as did Ford Motor after sales growth slowed for both in July.

Harley-Davidson - The motorcycle maker edged higher as it recalled more than 3,000 bikes to fix ignition switches.

Hewlett-Packard - The computer maker declined after the Justice Department said the company would pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service.

Mobileye - The Israeli maker of software for self-driving cars gained in its market debut.

Spirit AeroSytems Holdings - The maker of plane components jumped after raising its full-year forecast.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide - The company gained after increased its stock buyback to $1.5 billion.

3D Systems - The provider of 3D printing fell after FBR Capital Markets downgraded its shares to market perform from outperform.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International - The Canadian drug manufacturer fell after Allergan sued it and Pershing Square Capital Management for alleged violations of federal securities laws.


—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.

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