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Friday, September 22, 2006

Pre-Market Stock Notes (Sept. 22, 2006)

(AATI) Advanced Analogic lowered guidance.
(ACL) Alcon received FDA approval of its TRAVATAN Z for glaucoma and ocular hypertensive patients.
(BSX) Boston Scientific lowered guidance; stock sees multiple downgrades.
(BWA) Borg Warner trimmed guidance; stock down almost 4%.
(CBLI) Cleveland BioLabs gets positive article in Business Week.
(CLC) Clarcor $0.42 EPS vs $0.41e.
(COGN) Cognos trading up 5% afterraised guidance and earnings.
(COMS) 3Com -$0.04/R$300.1 million versus -$0.01/$311.5 million (e).
(CTX) Centex named Cathy Smith as new CFO.
(CVLT) ComVault 11.1 million share IPO priced at $14.50.
(DIVX) DivX 9.1 million share IPO priced at $16.00, above the original range.
(EPIX) Epic Pharma said Phase III PRX-00023 trial did not achieve endpoint; stock down 11%.
(FDRY) Foundry said it will restate earnings overstock options.
(FINL) Finish Line $0.21 EPS vs $0.20e.
(HAL) Halliburton increased its share buyback plan by $2 Billion.
(HPQ) Hewlett Packard's Mark Hurd will testify regarding its illegal monitoring activities; will also conduct a press conference.
(JDSU) JDS Uniphase traded up 1% after announcing a 1-8 reverse stock split.
(KBH) KBHomes revenues were $2.67 billion versus $2.6 Billion estimate, delayed its earnings report.
(KFX) KFX announced an engineering services pact with Bechtel.
(KOSP) Kos Pharma said that its overall results were positive for Icatibant Phase III for angioedema.
(MDRX) AllScripts replaces IMGC on a date to be announced.
(NKE) Nike $1.47 EPS vs $1.42e.
(NWL) Newell Rubbermaid positive article in Business Week.
(OSCI) Oscient Pharma received an "approvable" letter from the FDA for its Factive; stock up11%.
(PALM) Palm traded up 3% after beating lowered guidance estimates; approved $250 million share buyback.
(RUTH) Ruth's Chris Steakhouse trading up over 2% on Cramer comments.
(SBUX) Starbucks will be increasing coffee prices by $0.05 per cup on average.
(SGP) Schering Plough positive article in Business Week.
(SNE) Sony is cutting the cost of PS3 in Japan by 20%, but it is not yet cutting the prices in the US.
(TGT) Target says it will match Wal-Mart's drug plan.
(TiVo) TiVo is reportedly in talks with for movie purchases.
(TRB) Tribune is exploring strategic alternatives and announced a restructuring.
(TXN) Texas Instruments sets $5 Billion for share buybacks and raised dividend to $0.04.
(UTX) United tech gets a $455 million Air Force contract.
(VITL) Vital Signs gets FDA approval for selected iSleep and VIVO.

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