BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-PepsiCo, Lions Gate, Mondelez, AOL
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U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 reached its highest level of the year and ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss plans for Greece's debt. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.18 percent at 17,836.55, the S&P 500 was down 0.03 percent at 2,068.05 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.34 percent at 4,803.68.
** PEPSICO INC, $100.23, +2.29 pct
The beverage maker reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, driven by a 3 percent rise in revenue at its North American snack business.
** LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP, $32.52, +9.53 pct
The movie studio will issue shares to cable TV pioneer John Malone in exchange for a part of his stake in cable network Starz.
** MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC, $36.485, +1.88 pct Continued...