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Thursday, October 12, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (Oct. 12, 2006)

(ADBE) Adobe said it found no improper options and no fraud.
(AHS) AMN Healthcare Services added to S&P Small Cap 600 Index.
(BVX) Bovie Medical gets FDA Approval for Laproscopic tools.
(CBG) CB Richard Ellis to replace BLS in S&P 500 index.
(CCMP) Cabot Micro lowered guidance; stock down 3%.
(CKR) CKE REstaurants announced an expanded $50 million share buyback plan.
(CYTO) Cytogen acquires North American marketing rights to Caphosol for treatment of both oral mucositis and dry mouth.
(COST) Costco $0.75 EPS vs $0.73e.
(DNA) Genentech gets expanded use of Avastin approved for lung cancer treatment, a move that is expected to add 2 months of additional survival; it also announced a price cap for the treatment.
(DPZ) Dominos Pizza $0.35 EPS vs $0.35e.
(END) Endeavor filed to sell 35 million shares.
(FGP) Farrell Gas announced $200 million securities sales and slightly wider loss than expected.
(HEM) HemoSense announces its INRatio to be utilized in Wal-Mart locations.
(HOG) Harley Davidson $1.20 EPS vs $1.10e.
(HWAY) Healthways Inc. said it has agreed to pay $450 million to buy privately held Axia Health Management.
(JJZ) Jacuzzi agreed to go private for $12.50 per share.
(JRC) Journal Register $0.19 EPS vs $0.19e.
(KLIC) Kulicke & Suffo acquires Alphasem for about $30 million.
(LRCX) Lam Research traded up 5% after beating earnings.
(MCD) McDonalds guides EPS to $0.68 vs $0.63e.
(MTCT) MT Tech announced contract award that could be worth $18 million.
(MTG) MGIC Investment $1.55 EPS as expected.
(PEP) Pepsi $0.88 EPS vs $0.86e.
(PII) Polaris $1.04 EPS vs $1.06e.
(PLUG) Plug Power announced order in S. Africa.
(REST) Restore Medical lowered guidance.
(RI) Ruby Tuesdays $0.37 EPS vs $0.36e.
(SANM) Sanmina will restate results from 1997 to 2006 after an options review.
(SGP) Schering Plough CEO said the company can survive on its own.
(TMTA) Transmeta announced it sued Intel for patent infringement.
(TUES) Tuesday Morning reported lower s-s-s but said EPS and Revenues would be a tad above street estimates.
(ULGX) Urologix lowered guidance.
(UTSI) UTStarcom is reviewing strategic alternatives.
(WGO) Winnebago $0.30 EPS vs $0.40e.
(YHOO) Yahoo!'s talks to acquire Facebook have stalled according to reports.
(YUM) Yum Brands $0.83 EPS vs $0.75e.
(ZZ) Sealy $0.35 EPS vs $0.30e.

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