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Midday movers: Facebook, Chevron, Tesco & more

Scott Mlyn | CNBC

Take a look at some of Monday midday movers:

Facebook - The social-networking company rose to a record, in part on mobile-ad growth.

Ocwen Financial - The embattled mortgage-servicing firm fell after it said its CEO will step down as part of a settlement with New York's top regulator after a lengthy probe of the company's treatment of homeowners. Ocwen will also pay a $150 million fine.

Nabors Industries - The provider of drilling and rig services fell along with the price of crude.

Ultra Petroleum - The natural-gas supplier and others including Chesapeake Energy, Range Resources and QEP Resources declined with the price of natural gas.

Exxon Mobil - The oil producer and others including Chevron, Hess and ConocoPhillips slid with oil prices.

United Continental Holdings - The carrier and Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines rose as fuel costs fell.

Caesars Entertainment - The casino operator rose after it said it would acquire Caesars Acquisition for $1.2 billion or $8.96 a share in stock. The merger will better position the $18.4 billion in debt it currently carries.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals - The drug developer gained after saying it would test a combination of its two experimental hepatitis C drugs after they showed promise in separate studies.

MacroGenics - The company soared on news of a co-development deal with Janssen Biotech for its experimental cancer treatment.

Tesco - The provider of oil services fell after giving a disappointing outlook for the current quarter.

Morgan Stanley - The financial firm edged lower after its deal to sell its oil-trading and storage business to Russia's OAO Rosneft fell through.

Barrick Gold - The miner and others including Newmont Mining, Goldcorp, Yamana Gold and AngloGold Ashanti dropped with the price of gold.

Lockheed Martin - The defense contractor and Northrop Grumman and Raytheon rose to records.


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