Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Qualcomm, Morgan Stanley, CSX & more


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Check out the companies making headlines midday Wednesday:

CSX — Shares of the rail transportation company rose nearly 5% after the company reported strong first-quarter earnings. CSX earned $1.02 per share, topping a 91 cent estimate from Refinitiv. CSX’s revenue also beat expectations.

Netflix —Netflix fell as much as 1.9% on Wednesday afternoon after the streaming service posted first-quarter revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, but also warned that it expected light second-quarter guidance. The stock traded flat around midday in New York.

Bank of New York Mellon — The bank’s stock tumbled more than 8% on quarterly numbers that disappointed investors. Bank of New York Mellon reported a profit of 94 cents per share, 2 cents below a Refinitiv estimate. The company’s revenue also missed expectations. Net interest margin, a key metric watched by investors, came in at 1.2%. Analysts polled by FactSet expected a print of 1.26%.

Abbott Laboratories — Shares of Abbott Laboratories were down 2.8% on Wednesday afternoon despite posting first-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ expectations. The pharmaceutical posted adjusted earnings of 63 cents per share on revenue of $7.54 billion, surpassing analyst expectations of 61 cents per share on revenue of $7.47 billion.

PepsiCo — Shares of the beverage and snack company rose 2.8% after it beat Wall Street’s estimates in its first-quarter financial report. Pepsi reported earnings per share of 97 cents, while analysts polled by Refinitiv expected a profit of 92 cents.

IBM — IBM fell 3.2% after the company’s first-quarter revenue came in short of analyst expectations. IBM reported revenue of $18.18 billion, $280 million lower below a Refinitiv estimate. IBM’s revenue was also down nearly 5% year over year.

Interactive Brokers — Interactive Brokers Group rose nearly 1% on the back of stronger-than-expected quarterly results. The company posted a profit of 64 cents per share, well above a Refinitiv estimate of 53 cents per share.

—CNBC’s Matt Lavietes , Jessica Bursztynsky and Nadine El-Bawab contributed to this report.

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