JPMorgan, Pfizer, Exxon: Dow Midday Movers - TheStreet



) -- U.S. stocks were rising midday Monday after

Federal Reserve

Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks on the

long-term unemployment situation

pointed to the possible need for more stimulus funding.


Dow Jones Industrial Average

rose 133.58 points to 13,214.31. Leading the Dow higher were

JPMorgan Chase

(JPM) - Get Report



(PFE) - Get Report


Exxon Mobil

(XOM) - Get Report


Shares of JPMorgan rose 1.82% to $45.98. The bank is on track to top the

merger advisory, equity and debt underwriting rankings


TheStreet Ratings

gives JPMorgan a B+ grade with a buy rating and a


price target.

Pfizer shares rose 1.83% to $22.22. The drug company's oncology division will present information about some of its clinical and preclinical studies at the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting at the end of March.

Pfizer gets an A- grade from

TheStreet Ratings

with a buy rating and a


price target.

Shares of Exxon rose 1.8% to $87.09.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Exxon Mobil a B+ grade with a buy rating and

a $101.73

price target.

The Dow stocks posting declines midday Monday were

Procter & Gamble

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(VZ) - Get Report

. Both were down less than 1%.

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