Midday Movers: MNST, HRB, AAP & More

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


Monster Beverage sank after a New York Times report that the FDA has received death reports citing the company's popular energy drink.

H&R Block moved higher after BTIG began coverage of the tax preparer, saying is not only an "attractive value play" but an "attractive takeover target."

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Cascade surged after Toyota said it would buy the U.S. auto parts maker for $65 a share, an 18 percent premium to its Friday close.

Advanced Auto Parts fell after the company issued a third-quarter warning and cut its 2012 earnings outlook.

Netflix jumped after a new study revealed that 20 percent of online consumers consider online video as a replacement for PayTV.

OpenTable moved higher following reports that Yahoo might be interested in acquiring the restaurant reservation website.

SuperValu popped as a leveraged buyout gained credibility.

Peabody Energy gained despite reporting an 84 percent drop in earnings. Investors focused on the coal miner's view that the global coal market was stabilizing. Other coal stocks moved higher on the news, including Arch Coal, BHP Billiton, Consol Energy and Alpha Natural Resources.

Coal Stocks


Ancestry.com rose after the geneology website operator agreed to be acquired by a group led by equity firm Permira for $1.6 billion, or $32 a share, a 10 percent premium from its Friday close.

Overseas Shipholding plummeted in heavy trading following news it was evaluating all its options, including filing for bankruptcy.

International Flavors and Fragrances moved higher after Stifel Nicolaus raised its rating on the company to "buy" from "hold" and set a $72 price target.

AMC Networks and Dish Network both rose after reaching a settlement.

Philips Electronics rose after the Dutch based electronics company said its third-quarter results benefited from cost savings and growth in emerging markets.

Agrium limbed fter doubling its dividend and completing its share buyback.

Lennox International moved higher after the heating and cooling equipment maker raised its earnings estimate for the year.

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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.

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