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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Pre-Market Stock News (Nov. 15, 2006)

(AA) ALCOA names new CFO effective Jan. 1, 2007.
(ABG) Ashbury Auto filed to sell 3+ million shares for holders.
(ADI) Analog Devices $0.39 EPS vs $0.40e.
(ALXN) Alexion filed to sell 2.5 million shares of common stock.
(ANF) Abercrombe & Fitch $1.11 EPS vs $1.11e.
(ARM) Arvin Motor $0.40 EPS vs $0.40e.
(BORL) Borland Software -$0.16 EPS and R$82.4M vs -$0.08/$77M(e).
(CDCY) Compudyne $0.09 EPS vs $0.02e; unsure if comparable
(CEP) Constellation Energy IPO priced 4.5M shares at $21.00, top of the $19 to $21 range.
(CHINA) CDC $0.09 EPS vs $0.06e.
(CMVT) Comverse found revenue recognition errors.
(COBT) Cobalt settled with GlaxoSmithkline.
(COCO) Corinthian Colleges $0.02 EPs vs $0.03e.
(CRFT) Craftmade announced it will have charges as Lowe's discontinues orders.
(CUZ) Cousins Properties announced a special $3.40 dividend.
(DELL) Dell is acquiring private ACS in UK for consulting business for undisclosed terms, although it said it would be immaterial to financial results.
(DIGE) Digene said its CEO is retiring.
(DISK) Image Entertainment -$0.14 EPS vs -$0.07e; filed to sell shares.
(EBS) Emergent Biosolutions IPO priced 5M shares at $12.50, under the $14 to $16 range.
(GOOG) Google may be losing the president of its China operations according to Pacific Epoch reports.
(HAL) Halliburton noted positively as the way to play the KBR IPO according to Cramer, but UK authorities are demanding a withdrawal of the unit IPO.
(HH) Hooper Homes -$0.06 EPS vs $0.02e.
(HTZ) Hertz's upcoming IPO was panned by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(LCC) US Airways is in proposed merger with Delta and will offer $8 Billion for stock and debt.
(LZB) La-Z-Boy $0.06 EPS vs $0.02e.
(MED) Medifast $0.11 EPS vs $0.09e.
(NMX) NYMEX upcoming IPo was noted very favorably by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(NWS) News Corp is close to buying backing Liberty's 19% stake.
(PBY) Pep Boys -$0.14 EPS vs -$0.05e.
(PRU) Prudential approved $3 Billion for share buybacks.
(SGR) Shaw Group COO resigned to take other position elsewhere.
(SIFY) Sify CFO is leaving to take advantage of other opportunities.
(SIL) Apex Silver Mines files to sell $200M in mixed securities.
(SINT) SI Int'l filed to sell $150 million in mixed securities.
(SPWR) SunPower is acquiring private PowerLight.
(STEM) Stem Cells trading up 8% after performing first human neural stem cell transplant.
(STI) SunTrust president/COO will replace current CEO effective January 1, 2007.
(SVM) ServiceMaster may attract private equity buyers according to WSJ.
(TAYD) Taylor Devices gapping up 14% pre-market on tsunami warning in Northern Japan.
(TLB) Talbots $0.15 EPS vs $0.15e.
(TRMS) Trimeris shares rose more than 15% after switching to FUZEON focus in Roche pact.
(TWB) Tween Brands $0.58 EPS vs $0.57e.
(TWX) Time Warner's Parsons said he is keeping AOL according to Bloomberg interview.
(TYC) Tyco $0.51 EPS vs $0.49e, but that is backing out $0.12 gain; TYC will take $600 million in charges for restructuring to save $50M in 2007 and $200M in 2008.
(VAS) Viasys gets FDA marketing approval for Sonara.
(VLCF) Knightsbridge tankers $0.85 EPS vs $0.82e.
(VNDA) Vanda Pharmaceuticals releases positive insomnia drug results and was interviewed on CNBC.
(VRGY) Verigy $0.56 EPS vs $0.48e.
(WNS) WNS $0.15 EPS vs $0.14e.

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