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Midday movers: Barnes & Noble, Starz, Kroger & more

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Scott Mlyn | CNBC

Take a look at some of TKTK midday movers:

Barnes & Noble - The book retailer moved lower after posting weaker-than-expected second quarter earnings.

United Continental Holdings - The carrier and competitors including Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and JetBlue Airways soared as oil prices continued to fall.

Starz - The media company fell after CNBC's David Faber reported that CBS is not interested in buying the media and entertainment company.

Kroger - The supermarket operator gained after reporting a better-than-expected jump in quarterly profit.

Best Buy - The electronics retailer edged higher as it ended an eight-year foray into China through the sale of its 184 Five Star Stores to real estate company Jiayuan Group for an undisclosed amount.

Proctor & Gamble - The provider of packaged goods advanced after CS upgraded the stock to outperform.

Wal-Mart Stores - The discount retailer declined after UBS downgraded the stock to neutral from buy.

Intel - The chip manufacturer edged lower after saying it will invest $1.6 billion to upgrade its factory in western China.

Avago Technologies - The maker of analog semiconductors jumped after posting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings.

Hawaiian Electric Industries - The utility surged after NextEra Energy said it would buy it for $4.3 billion, including $1.7 billion in debt, or $33.50 a share.

Toro - The maker of turf-maintenance equipment fell after reporting fourth-quarter results.

Starbucks - the caffeine company rose after projecting revenue would approach $30 billion in 2019 at an investor conference.

Destination Maternity - The retailer fell after it posted a loss of $2.5 million in its fourth quarter.

Gildan Activewear - The Canadian apparel maker dropped after it forecast a loss for its current quarter.

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