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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (Nov. 14, 2006)

(A) Agilent $0.46 EPS vs $0.49e.
(ABT) Abbott Labs received FDA approval for expanded indications of Humira.
(AEOS) American Eagle Outfitters $0.66 EPS vs $0.65e.
(AH) Armor Holdings wins $32 million contract with Philadelphia.
(ALXN) Alexio gets FDA priority review status for Soliris.
(BJ) BJ's Wholesale $0.32 EPS vs $0.26e.
(BKD) Brookdale Senior Living -$0.34 EPS vs -$0.29e.
(BOBE) Bob Evans Farms $0.36 EPS vs $0.39e.
(CMED) China MedTech $0.33 EPS vs $0.28e; filed to sell $100M in convertible notes.
(DHI) DR Horton $0.88 EPS vs $0.70e; unsure if comparable b/c has items.
(DHT) Double Hull Tankers $0.28 EPS vs $0.26e.
(DKS) Dick's Sporting Goods $0.14 EPS vs $0.06e; buying Golf Galaxy.
(EGLE) Eagle Bulk Shipping has a 2.5M share secondary.
(ESLT) Elbit $0.45 EPS vs $0.42e.
(EXFO) EXFO Electro started as Overweight at CIBC.
(GGXY) Golf Galaxy is being acquired by Dick's Sporting Goods.
(GI) Giant Foods $3.00 EPS vs $2.65e.]
(GOOG) Google already closed the YouTube acquisition; total allocation was 3.217 million shares and option/warrants for 442,000+ shares.
(HD) Home Depot $0.73 EPS vs $0.75; s-s-s -5.1%; sees FY EPS under target; stock trading down 3%.
(HERO) Hercules has a 7.5M share secondary.
(HGSI) Human Genome Science announced positive LymphoStat-B in Phase II studies.
(IBAS) iBasis R$133.5M vs $132.5M(e); sees annual $510-520M vs $512M(e).
(JNJ) J&J filed for up to $10 Billion in debt sales.
(LORL) Loral Space filed for $500 million in securities mixed sales.
(LWSN) Lawson approved $100M for stock buybacks.
(MSFT) Microsoft's Zune hits shelves today to compete with iPod.
(MOVI) Movie Gallery R$583M vs $555M(e).
(MXRE) Max Re Capital $0.42 EPS vs $0.32e.
(NTPA) Netopia being acquired by Motorola for $7.00 per share.
(NTY) NBTY $0.54 EPS vs $0.42e; unssure if comparable.
(QTWW) Quantum Fuel registered 10+ million shares for potential sale by holders.
(REGN) Regeneron filed to sell 7+ million shares.
(REVU) Princeton Review posted a loss instead of a gain.
(ROC) Rockwood Holdings $0.29 EPS vs $0.33e.
(SNH) Senior Housing filed to sell 5M shares of stock.
(SKS) Saks $0.05 EPS vs $0.03e.
(SPLS) Staples $0.36 EPS vs $0.36e, guiding toward higher end of range.
(TBL) Timberland may be selling itself according to WSJ.
(TGT) Target $0.59 EPS vs $0.55e; trading up 2% after maintaining 4-7% s-s-s gains.
(TOA) Technical Olympic reported a loss after items.
(VOD) Vodafone posts loss for first half on charges in Germany.
(WCRX) Warner Chilcott announced it is licensing rights to Schering AG.
(WMT) Wal-Mart $0.62 EPS vs $0.60e; said Q4 s-s-s will be +1 to +2%; stock up almost 2%.

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