Pre-Market Stock News (Nov. 16, 2006)

(AAPL) Apple is a buy according to Jim Cramer on MAD MONEY as Zune is D.O.A. and not a threat to iPod.(ALLT) Allot Communications 6.5M share IPO priced at $12.00,above the $9 to $11 range.(AMAT) Applied Materials $0.30 EPS from operations vs $0.31e; stock trading down 2.7%.(AMSF) Amerisafe 7.8+ million share secondary priced at $11.75; closed at $12.05 yesterday.(ANDE) Andersons and marathon (MRO) will build an etahnolplant.(BEAS) BEA Systems trading down 10% after sales were slightly under street estimates.(BIG) Big Lots $0.07 EPS vs -$0.02e; unsure if comparable.(BRC) Brady $0.62 EPS vs $0.60e.(BTU) Peabody Energy replacing HCA in S&P 500 Index on date TBA.(C) Citigroup was won rights to bid $3.1 Billion to buy 85% stake in Guangdon bank in China.(CACH) Cache 1.875 million share secondary is today.(CCC) Calgon Carbon patent invalidated in Canada.(CCU) Clear Channel has reportedly reached a buyout with Thomas H Lee and Bain for $37.60.(CLE) Claire’s Stores $0.39 EPS vs $0.38e.(CRM) trading down 2%after options and expenses wiped out net earnings.(CSCO) Cisco authorized another $7 Billion for share buybacks.(DELL) Dell’s SEC investigation becomes formal and now said revenues will be released by month end instead of today; stock down over 4%.(DENN) Denny;s CEo interviewed by Cramer on MAD MONEY; Cramer said it is a buy and could go from $4 to $6 soon.(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods to replace BTU in S&P Mid Cap 400 index.(DWA) Dreamworks 11.5 million share secondary today priced at $26.80.(FL) Foot Locker boosted dividend after earnings.(GMCR) Green Mountain Coffee $0.19 EPS vs $0.17e.(GMTC) GameTech names new CFo.(GOOG) Google will replace HCA in S&P 100 Index on date TBA.(HNSN) Hansen medical 6.25M share IPO priced at $12.00, in the middle of the $11 to $13 range.(HRZ) Horizon Lines has 2.3 million share secondary.(HTZ) Hertz Global priced its 88+M share IPO at $15.00, under the $16 to $18 range.(IFX) Infineon reported narrower losses overseas.(KBR) KBR 27.8 million share IPO priced at $17.00, at the top of the $15 to $17 range.(LOJN) Lojack CEO has resigned.(NWY) New York & Co. $0.16 EPS vs $0.15e.(RA) Reckson getting $49 bid from Icahn and Macklowe.(SCHS) SchoolSpecialty filed to sell $125M in notes.(SHLD) EPS $1.27 vs $0.98, but was $0.82 after items. R$11.94B vs $11.82B(e); s-s-s -3% but consensus was -3.3%.(SPSN) Spansion 35 million share secondary priced at $13.75, versus $14.00 close; down from $15.25+ in last 5 days.(TTEK) Tetra Tech $0.20 EPS vs $0.18e.(TWMC) Transworld Ent. -$0.43 EPS vs -$0.38e.(TWX) Time Warner’s AOL head Jonathan Miller is leaving the company and will be replaced by NBC’s Randy Falco according to reports.(WSM) William Sonoma $0.29 EPS vs $0.24e;sees Q4 $1.03-1.09 vs $1.15e.(WTS) Watts Water 5 million share secondary priced at $40.00, compared to the $41.58 close yesterday.(WTSLA) Wet Seal $0.08 EPS vs $0.08e.(WYNN) Wynn is going to expand to a full second resort in Macau.(ZLC) Zales -$0.45 EPS vs -$0.46e.(ZUMZ) Zumiez fell 6% after missing sales expectations and guiding Q4 same as prior guidance.(ZVUE) HandHeld Entertainment announced free trading of its 3.2+ million PIPE shares from February; doubles float to about 6.3 million shares.

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