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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Pre-Market Stock Notes (September 12, 2006)

(ABLE) Able Energy received formal SEC investigation notice over material disclosures in filings and sales of company securities.
(ACF) Americredit announced it will repurchase convertible notes and will buy back up to $200 million in common stock.
(APII) Action Products CFO resigned for personal reasons.
(BBY) Best Buy trading down 3%; $0.47 EPS vs $0.44e; revenues $7.6B vs $7.55B(e); reiterated guidance but put it at $2.65-2.80 EPS vs $2.80 estimate.
(BMRN/SRA) BioMarin and Serono announced phase III Phenoptin in patients with elevated blood phenylalanine levels demonstrated a statistically significant reduction at six weeks.
(BMY) Bristol-Myers Squibb has its board meeting today to discuss the future of CEO Dolan and its dividend.
(BNK) TD Banknorthlowered guidance.
(BNT) Bentley Pharma named a new CFo.
(BPUR) Biopure filed to sell 15+ million shatres of common stock.
(CCUR) Concurrent announced the resignation of its COO.
(CMVT) Comverse Tech is delaying its quarterly filing over its option review.
(CRDN) Ceradyne received another $9.1 million in orders for lightweight ceramic body armor.
(DRQ) Dril-quip announced a 2 for 1 stock split.
(FTB) Fifth Third said earnings in Q3 will be down slightly on a sequential basis.
(GCI) Gannett announced another drop in advertising revenues.
(ID) L-1 Identity acquired SpecTal for $100 million.
(JNPR) Juniper has signed a strategic partnership with Symantec to offer security solutions.
(JW/A) John Wiley and Sons $0.38 EPS vs $0.37e.
(KKD) Krispy Kreme filed to delay its quarterly report; it did say that quarterly revenues fell to $110 million and it will post a loss; claims enough assets to meet its internal liquidity needs.
(LVLT) Level 3 selected by for Internet access.
(MSFT) Microsoft announced the launch of Windows Live.
(OLED) Cambridge Display Tech entered into a manufacturing pact with a major Japanese manufacturing company.
(PDCO) Patterson Companies loaned its employee stock ownership plan $100 million to purchase shares in the company.
(PSYS) Psychiatric Solutions will replace RSAS in S&P Mid Cap 400 index as of close on Thursday Septe. 14.
(SORC) Source Interlink $0.12 EPS vs $0.16e.
(STX) Seagate Tech named its COO as president of the company.
(T) AT&T is paying some $300 million to acquire USInternetworking.
(TI) Telecom Italia is seperating its fixed and wireless assets.
(TWX) Time Warner's AOL is said to be launching ID Theft solution insurance products to premium subscribers.
(TXN) Texas Instruments guided Q3 revenue and EPS into a narrower range that is in mid-point of the prior guidance.
(ULBI) Ultralife Battery gets a $1.5 million order from the military.
(VRSN) VeriSign gets a $188 million pact from NewsCorp for a majority stake in its Jamba unit.
(VRTX) Vertex Pharma filed to sell 8 million shares of common stock from the company.
(VRX) Valeant Pharma said its hepatitis C drug did not meet its efficacy goals.
(VTAL) Vital Images filed a $150 million securities shelf.
(WMG) Warner Music announced music distribution pact through Nokia Content Discoverer.
(YHOO) Yahoo! is starting to link to financial blogs.

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