Beyond Meat “Beyond Burger” patties made from plant-based substitutes for meat products sit on a shelf for sale on November 15, 2019 in New York City. Vegetarian alternatives to burgers and sausages, revived by start-ups like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger, are enjoying a certain enthusiasm that meat giants also want to enjoy.

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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. 

Disney — Shares of the media giant ticked up 2% despite reporting weaker-than-expected earnings and suspending its dividend. The company also said operating income dropped 58% from Disney’s theme parks and cruise businesses disrupted by the coronavirus. The company saw strong engagement on its newly-launched streaming service, Disney+.

Wendy’s — Shares