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Friday, July 21, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (July 21, 2006)

S&P Fair Value +$1.68.

(AAPL) Apple may have an iPod phone under development according to NYPost.
(ACI) Arch Coal $0.48 EPS vs $0.43e.
(ACL) Alcon in collaboration with Lilly (LLY).
(AHD) Atlas Pipeline 3.6M share IPO priced at $23.00.
(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices fell 5% after reporting earnings in-line but having margin pressures in the Intel chip war. AMD may announce pact with IBM according to CNET Networks report.
(AMGN) Amgen $1.05 EPS vs $0.94e; sees FY 2006 $3.75-3.85 vs $3.68e; stock rose 4% after reporting earnings.
(AMLN) Amylin reported Byetta sales at $98.6M.
(ATNI) Atlantic Telephone 3.6M share secondary priced at $19.00.
(BRCM) Broadcom fell 8% after slightly lower revenues and delaying its quarterly SEC filing date to beyond the deadline.
(BRKL) Brookline Bancorp $0.08 EPS vs $0.09e.
(BUCY) Buctrus $0.68 EPS vs $0.52e; unsure if comparable.
(CAT) Caterpillar $1.52 EPS vs $1.42e; raised guidance.
(CBIZ) Century Business filed to sell $100M in securities.
(CHRT) Chartered Semiconductor $0.04 EPS vs $0.07e.
(COF) Capital One $1.78 EPS vs $2.05e.
(COGN) Cognos $0.22 EPS vs $0.24e.
(COP) ConocoPhillips positive article in Business Week.
(CPWR) Compuware $0.08 EPS vs $0.07e.
(CYT) Cytec $1.00 vs $0.94e.
(DELL) Dell lowered guidance yet again, now trading under $20 mark pre-market.
(DNA) Genentech positive article in Business Week.
(DSPG) DSP Group said its CFO is stepping down.
(DST) DST Systems $0.70 ZEPS vs $0.70e.
(ERICY) Ericsson trading down 3% pre-market after reporting earnings overseas.
(FHN) First Horizon noted as buyout candidate in Business Week.
(FSL) Freescale $0.61 EPS vs $0.49e.
(GILD) Gilead $0.56 EPS vs $0.54e.
(GOOG) Google trading up 1% after reporting earnings.
(HAL) Halliburton $0.52 EPS vs $0.49e.
(HBAN) Huntington Bancshares $0.46 EPS vs $0.44e.
(HPT) Hospitality Property filed to sell 2M shares.
(HTCH) Hutchinson Tech met estimates, but lowered guidance significantly for next quarter.
(ICE) Intercontinental Exchange is reportedly in preliminary merger talks with the NYBOT.
(IFX) IFX filed for its Qimonda IPO today.
(INTC) Intel traded up almost 1% after AMD woes from the chip price wars.
(KO) Coca Cola authorized a 300 million share buyback plan.
(LAUR) Laureate $0.77 EPS vs $0.68e.
(LEG) Leggett & Platt $0.45 EPS vs $0.44e.
(LLY) Eli Lilly $0.76 EPS vs $0.75e.
(LVLT) Level 3 is selling Software Spectrum unit to NSIT for some $287 Million in cash.
(MCHP) Microchip Tech $0.37 EPS vs $0.36e; guides next quarter $0.39 EPS vs $0.38e.
(MENT) Mentor Graphics $0.09 EPS vs $0.06e, but guides next quarter $0.06 EPS vs $0.07e.
(MSFT) Microsoft shares traded up 5% after exceeding estimates that had been lowered on a $20 Billion share buyback to be completed via a tender offering on August 17, and another $20 billion from there to 2011.
(NETM) Netmanage reported loss instead of gain, but very thinly covered.
(NFB) Northfork Bank $0.48 EPS vs $0.46e.
(NSIT) Insight Enterprises $0.39 EPS vs $0.33e.
(RSH) RadioShack -$0.02 EPS vs $0.13e.
(SCOP) Scopus Video lowered guidance to loss versus $0.02 estimate.
(SEPR) Sepracor $0.10 EPS vs $0.09e.
(SLB) Schlumberger $0.69 EPS vs $0.63e.
(SLE) Sara Lee approved tax-free spin off of HanesBrands.
(SVVS) Savvis reported wider losses than expected but raised revenbue targets.
(SYK) Stryker $0.52 EPS vs $0.51e.
(UB) UnionBancal $1.26 EPS vs $1.27e.
(VRNT) Verint Systems said the SEC has requested data on stock options.
(VRSN) Verisign$0.24 vs $0.19e; R$391.9M vs $386.7M(e).
(VRX) Valeant has ValuAct as a 10+% holder now according to Barron's.
(WL) Wilmington Trust $0.67 EPS vs $0.66e.
(WTI) W&T Offshore 8.5M share secondary priced at $32.50.

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