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Movers roundup: J.C. Penney, eBay

The Associated Press

Among the stock activity stories for Thursday, Aug. 15, from AP Business News:

— J.C. Penney Co. Inc. shares rose after Sterne Agee analysts took a bullish position on the struggling retailer and said that a recent drop in its stock price has made for a good opportunity to buy, and billionaire George Soros disclosed a growing stake in the company.

— EBay Inc.'s shares fell on reports that Facebook is coming out with its own version of PayPal.