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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (Oct. 17, 2006)

(ADTN) Adtran $0.33 EPS vs $0.32e.
(AMFI) Amcore Financial $0.51 EPS vs $0.47e.
(AOS) A.O.Smith $0.55 EPS vs $0.50e.
(ASD) American Standard $082 EPS vs $0.82e; but lowered next quarter EPS.
(ASO) AmSouth $0.54 EPS vs $0.53e.
(BOT) CBOT being acquired by Chicago Mercantile Exchange for 15% premium in an $8 Billion deal; CBOT will own 31% of new company.
(CCK) Crown Holdings $0.51 EPS vs $0.52e.
(CEG) Constellation Energy sells some assets for $1.6+ Billion.
(DGII) Digi International filed to sell 1.7 million shares.
(ELS) Equity Lifestyle Property $0.66 EPS vs $0.65e.
(ELY) Callaway Golf lowered guidance to loss instead of gain.
(EMC) EMC $0.13 EPS vs $0.12e; R$2.82B vs $2.69B(e).
(ENMC) Encore Medical lowered revenue guidance.
(ETR) Entergy raised preliminary guidance.
(GAP) Great Atlantic & Pacific tea -$0.01 EPS vs $0.20e.
(GOOG) Goole is expected to win 25% of all online US ad spending.
(ICOS) Icos is being acquired by Eli Lilly for $2B cash, or $32 per share.
(ILMN) Illumina won a top-5 pharmaceutical company order for its genetic analysis system.
(INTC) Intel trading down 2% after Goldman Sachs cut to Neutral.
(ITMN) Intermune said some compunds may be helpful in Hepatitis C in Roche collaboration; stock up over 25%.
(JRN) Journal Communications $0.20 EPS vs $0.19e.
(KEY) Keycorp $0.76 EPS vs $0.72e.
(KLAC) KLA-Tencor said it will restate earnings from 1997-2006 for upto $400 million non-cash items across those years.
(MAN) Manpower $1.03 EPS vs $1.03e.
(MEMY) Memory Pharma gets notice of more information needed for reviewing MEM3454 and the Phase II a study for Alzheimers is put on hold.
(MER) Merrill Lynch $2.00 EPS vs $1.49e.
(MIC) Macquarie filed to sell 7.5 million shares of common stock.
(MNRO) Monroe Muffler & Brake $0.48 EPS vs $0.49e.
(NRGX) Neurologix completed Phase I for parkinsons studies.
(ODP) Office Depot $0.49 EPS vs $0.44e.
(PCTI) PC Tel reorganizes into 2 groups.
(PFE) Pfizer won a Lipitor patent case in Austria.
(PHTN) Photon Dynamics lowered guidance.
(PPDI) Pharmaceutical Product Development $0.31 EPS vs $0.32e.
(RBN) Robbins & Myers $0.64 EPS vs $0.42e.
(RITA) Rita Medical received FDA 510(k) marketing approval for its Laparoscopic system.
(SAPE) Sapient names new CEO.
(SCHN) Schnitzer Steel settled with DOJ & SEC for $15.2 million.
(SIFY) Sify Ltd $0.03 EPS vs $0.03;but revenues light.
(SIX) Six Flags trading up after Cramer said it has valuable real estate asset play.
(SNE) Sony may lower guidance on net EPS over battery recalls.
(SONC) Sonic $0.29 EPS vs $0.28e.
(SONO) Sonosite lowered guidance.
(STI) SunTrust Bank $1.47 EPS vs $1.46e.
(STLY) Stanley Furniture $0.26 EPS vs $0.28e.
(STT) State Street $0.83 EPS vs $0.79e.
(SUNW) Sun Micro has now gotten its "ready to ship data center" capability ready for companies that need large computing needs on short notice.
(SYPR) Sypris Solutions lowered guidance.
(TGT) Target sees 3-5% OCT s-s-s.
(TRI) Triad Hospitals lowered net EPS guidance because of doubtful accounts, but would have been in-line otherwise.
(UCLP) Universal Compression IPO priced 5.5M shares at $21.00, at the top of the range.
(UFPI) Uinversal Forest $0.91 EPS vs $1.15e.
(UIC) United Industrial wins Army orders worth up to $102 million.
(USB) USBancorp $0.66 EPS vs $0.66e.
(UTX) United Technologies $0.99 EPS vs $0.96e; raised guidance; gives "strong" 2007 first look.
(WBS) Webster Financial $0.77 EPS vs $0.77e.
(WERN) Werner Enterprises $0.31 EPS vs $0.34e.
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