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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Pre-Market Stock Notes (Sept. 20, 2006)

(AIR) AAR $0.29 EPS vs $0.28e.
(AMGN) Amgen is in a research pact with Yeda Research, the group that won the patent on Erbitux this week.
(BA) Boeing may benefit as Airbus is said to have more delays in its A380 super jet.
(BMET) Biomet trading down 3.5% after posting EPS $0.42 vs $0.43e on revenues $508+ million vs. $520 million estimates.
(BRCM) Broadcom is trading down 3% after its CFO William Ruehle resigned overthe options scandal.
(CAPX) Capital Crossing Bank gets $30.00 buyout from Lehman.
(CBEY) Cbeyond filed to sell 3.5 million shares of common stock.
(CBK) Christopher & Banks $0.21 EPS vs $0.20e.
(CC) Circuit City $0.07 EPS vs $0.05e on R$2.84B vs $2.82e.
(CHAP) Chapparal Steel $1.23 EPS vs $1.04e.
(CKR) CKE Restaurants $0.20 EPS vs $0.19e.
(CNCT) Connectics said the FDA approved Verdeso foam to treat dermitisis.
(DRI) Darden $0.59 EPS vs $0.58e; CFO is retiring.
(EXR) Extra announced it is selling 9 million shares of common stock.
(GNTA) Genta filed to sell 20 million shares of common stock.
(HPGP) Hiland Holdings priced its 7 million unit IPO at $18.50.
(INTU) Intuit reaffirmed guidance, but the coming quarter actually looks a bit on the light side; no trading impact in the stock.
(MAS) Masco lowered guidance.
(MMC) Marsh & McClennan is seeking a buyer for its Putnam investment advisory unit.
(MNST) Monster Worldwide suspended its chief counsel over its options review.
(MS) Morgan Stanley $1.75 EPS vs $1.38e.
(MT) Mittal Steel said it had a methane explosion in Kazakhstan that has caused 18 deaths so far.
(N) Inco Ltd. significantly raised guidance.
(NITE) Knight Capital noted positively in IBD despite recent numbers.
(ORCL) Oracle traded up 8% after beating earnings and revenue estimates yesterday and shares are now up a total of about 12%.
(PKE) Park Electrochemical $0.42 EPS vs $0.41e.
(SCMR) Sycamore is restating financials after options review and said its 2003 to 2005 EPS should not be relied upon.
(SIRI) Sirius is denying that Howard Stern will go back to terrestrial radio.
(TZOO) Travelzoo names new CFO.
(YHOO) Yahoo! and Al Gore's Current TV will launch a new online video network.

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