1-800-Flowers Got Avalanched This Valentine's Day

1-800-Flowers' biggest day of the year gets crushed under a mountain of snow. Plus, why Coca-Cola and Waste Management tumbled today, and one massive biotech merger that the market loved.

Feb 18, 2014 at 6:13PM

1-800-Flowers (NASDAQ:FLWS) took a hard hit after it lost out on profits from the company's biggest day of the year, Valentine's Day, because of a massive blizzard dumping heaps of snow all across the eastern United States. Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) fell today after announcing that revenue was down for the full year and the fourth quarter, with profit down as well. Waste Management (NYSE:WM) shares took a tumble after the company missed earnings expectations for both its top and bottom lines. And pharmaceutical company ACTAVIS (NYSE:AGN) has announced that it will acquire Forest Laboratories (NYSE:FRX) for $25 billion in cash and stock; both stocks are up on the news. In this segment from Tuesday's Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Taylor Muckerman and Mike Olsen take a look at five stocks making moves on the market today.

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Alison Southwick and Taylor Muckerman have no position in any stocks mentioned. Michael Olsen, CFA, owns shares of Waste Management. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Coca-Cola and Waste Management. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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