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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