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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (Oct. 25, 2006)

(ABI) Applied Bio $0.29 EPS vs $0.25e.
(ACAP) American Physicians $1.36 EPS vs $1.03e.
(ACE) ACE Ltd. $1.73 EPS vs $1.64e.
(ACLI) American Commercial Lines $0.80 EPS vs $0.70e.
(ACPW) Active Power -$0.10 EPS vs -$0.13e.
(AFL) AFLAC $0.73 EPS vs $0.72e.
(ALTR) Altera $0.25 EPs vs $0.19e.
(AMZN) traded up over 10% after beating estimates.
(ANIK) Anika Therapeutics $0.12 EPS vs $0.11e.
(APD) Air Products $0.94 EPS vs $0.92e.
(ATMI) Advanced Tech $0.31 EPS vs $0.27e.
(BA) Boeing $0.89 EPS vs $0.74e.
(BLTI) Biolase gets EU Patent covering laser pulse tech.
(BN) Banta $0.83 EPs vs $0.80e.
(CCU) Clear Channel may consider private offer according to Financial Times; Faber commented on this yesterday.
(CL) Colgate Polmolive $0.77 EPS vs $0.72e.
(CLZR) Candela $0.13 EPs vs $0.05e.
(CMOS) Credence announced orders from NVIDIA.
(CRA) Celera -$0.09 EPS vs -0.11e.
(CTEC) Cholestec $0.15 EPS vs $0.11e.
(CYMI) Cymer $0.68 EPS vs $0.65e.
(DCX) Daimler Chrysler EPS overseas looks a tad light in Euros but they reaffirmed targets for the year.
(ECA) Encana $1.00 EPS vs $0.96e.
(EEFT) Euronet $0.28 EPs vs $0.27e.
(EFII) Electronics for Imaging $0.29 EPS vs $0.31e.
(EROC) Eagle Rock Energy IPO 12.5M share IPO priced at $19.00; low-end of range.
(ESRX) Express Scripts $0.83 EPS vs $0.82e.
(FDRY) Foundry Networks $118.8M vs $113.7M(e).
(FISV) Fiserv $0.63 EPS vs $0.62e.
(GHS) Gatehouse Media 13.6M share IPO priced at $18.00; higher share count at top of range.
(GM) General Motors $0.93 EPS vs $0.45e.
(GYI) Getty Images $0.62 EPS vs $0.61e.
(HET) Harrah's $0.94 EPS vs $0.99e.
(IHP) IHOP $0.66 EPS vs $0.58e.
(IKAN) Ikanos CEO stepped down.
(ILMN) Illumina was selected by Amgen for its Infinium genotypes.
(IMCL) Imclone notes that Carl Icahn was appointed chairman of the company; company posted lower EPS and higher revenues, but unsure if EPS is comparable.
(IPCR) IPC $1.47 EPs vs $1.23e.
(JNY) Jones Apparel $0.63 EPS vs $0.66e.
(KLAC) KLA-Tencor traded up 2% after beating revenues and on guidance.
(MCO) Moody's $0.59 EPS vs $0.52e.
(MDG) Meridian Gold $0.06 EPS vs $0.12e.
(MICC) Millicom $0.52 EPS vs $0.34e.
(MNST) Monster Worldwide $0.32 EPS vs $0.31e.
(MSFT) Microsoft will be delaying $1.5 Billion in revenues after unveiling ist Vista Voucher plan.
(MUR) Murphy Oil sees this quarter $1.04 EPS vs $1.03e, but lowered Q4 significantly.
(NCTY) The9 Limited reportedly in talks to make $100 million acquisition.
(NTBK) Netbank will report wide losses on charges and items.
(OATS) Wild Oats CEO resigned (he was given non-renewal of contract last week).
(ORLY) O'Reilly Auto parts $0.42 EPS vs $0.43e.
(PDII) PDI received termination of a pact from Sanofi Aventis.
(PFCB) PFChangs $0.25 EPS vs $0.22e; sees next quarter $0.26 vs $0.25e.
(PLT) Plantronics $0.32 EPS vs $0.25e.
(PNRA) PAnera $0.34 EPS vs $0.35e.
(PPTI) Protein Polymer received FDA marketing approval for embolization kits.
(Q) Qwest is reportedly trimming retirement benefits to cut costs.
(QLGC) Qlogic $0.24 EPs vs $0.22e.
(SFUN) Saifun $0.30 EPS vs $0.27e.
(SSW) Seaspan filed to sell 10 million shares of stock.
(STM) STMicro $0.22 EPS vs $0.20e.
(STRA) Strayer replacing MIK in S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
(STX) Seagate Tech trading up almost 3% after earnings.
(SUPX) Supertex $0.48 EPS vs $0.42e.
(SWK) Stanley Works $1.09 EPs vs $1.07e.
(TMO) Thermo Electron $0.44 EPS vs $0.42.
(TNB) Thomas & Betts $0.74 EPS vs $0.71e.
(TRMB) Trimble Navigation $0.50 EPS vs $0.47e.
(UIS) Unisys reported lower loss, but looks wider than estimates on in-line revenues.
(VOCS) Vocus $0.08 EPs vs $0.06e.
(VVTV) ValueVision noted it will use EBAY to sell returns and demos.
(WBSN) Websense $0.25 EPS vs $0.23e; guides in-line to higher next quarter.
(WLP) Wellpoint $1.29 EPS vs $1.24e.
(WMI) Waste management $0.55EPS vs $0.49e.
(XL) XL Capital $2.32 EPS vs $2.12e.

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