Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Boeing, Aurora Cannabis, Vera Bradley & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday Wednesday:

— Shares of Aurora Cannabis rose 13.94 percent after the company announced that billionaire activist investor . The company added that it has granted Peltz options to purchase 19.96 million common Aurora shares; if exercised, he would be the company‘s second-largest shareholder.

— Shares of Boeing whipsawed after Canada and the U.S. announced they will restrict commercial use of the Boeing 737 Max. Canada and the U.S. joins a list of dozens of other nations that took steps to ground the 737 jets after the second crash of the model in less than six months happened over the weekend.

— Shares of Express dropped 10.1 percent after the clothing company‘s fourth-quarter results showed its same-store sales fell 6 percent, exceeding a Refinitiv estimate of a 5.6 percent decline. Express also reported revenue that missed estimates by 1.2 million, bringing in $628.4 million. The retailer‘s earnings beat estimates by 3 cents at 19 cents per share.

— Shares of the fashion company were up 21.82 percent after the company reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. The company posted a fourth-quarter profit of 25 cents per share, 1 cent higher than Refinitiv estimates. Vera Bradley‘s revenue for the quarter also topped expectations.

— The data center company rose 6.87 percent after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. Switch posted earnings of 5 cents per share, 2 cents higher than a Refinitiv estimate.

— The automaker‘s shares fell 0.9 percent after the company , citing new emission guidelines from the Environmental Protection Agency.

— Shares of J.P. Morgan Chase rose 0.3 percent after the banking giant announced it would , several of which are dominated by rivals Bank of America and Wells Fargo.

— Shares of the Italian soccer club surged more than 17 percent after superstar player Cristiano Ronaldo , sending them to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

— Shares of asset manager Oaktree Capital surged 12.3 percent after news broke that . The firms together will have about $475 billion in assets under management and $2.5 billion of annual fee-related revenue, according to a press release.

—CNBC‘s Yun Li, Nadine El-Bawab and Jessica Bursztynsky contributed to this report.