Pre-Market Stock Notes (DEC 20, 2006)

(ABTL) settles with Dealix & will receive $20 million in settlement.
(ADBE) Adobe positive by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(AIR) AAR $0.33 EPS vs $0.32e; wins Southwest Air pact.
(ALOY) Alloy pays $10.50 per share to retire shares from large inside on BOD.
(ALTU) Altus Pharma enters into strategic collaboration with Genentech; will get $15M investment.
(AMT) Amer Tower resuming is $390+M remaining share buyback plan.
(ARTE) Artes Medical IPO priced at $6.00 for 4.6M shares.
(DELL) Dell’s CFO is leaving; replaced by old AMR CFO Carty.
(DRI) Darden $0.41 EPS vs $0.40e.
(FDO) Family Dollar preliminary EPS posted as $0.36 vs $0.36e.
(FDX) FedEx telegraphs earnings in-line, but that is before pilot costs from cointract; guidance looks light for the following quarter; stock indicated down $3 to $5 pre-market.
(FPL) FPL pays almost $1B to buy Point Beach Nuke Power.
(HYDL) Hydril slight boost to current guidance.
(INWK) InnerWorkings positive by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(JBX) Jack in the Box tender results were 2.3+ million shares at average of $61.00.
(KMX) CarMax $0.42 EPS vs $0.26e; unsure if comparable.
(KOSN) Kosan Biosciences licenses motilin agonist program to Pfizer.
(LNT) Alliant Energyraised 2007 guidance; reaffirmed 2008 guidance; hikes dividend.
(MXIM) Maxim Integrated CEO is retiring for health reasons.
(NBIX) Neurocrine initiates phase II trial with CRF1 Antagonist with GSK.
(NFLD) Northfield Labs traded lower by 50% after poor results on blood substitute product.
(PALM) Palm fell another 2% after disappointing outlook again after beating lowered estimates.
(PAY) Verifone positive by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(PKE) ParK Electrochemical $0.47 EPS vs $0.47e.
(QLTI) QLT signs research collaboration with Wilmer Eye of Johns Hopkins.
(RBAK) Redback in takeover deal with Ericsson at $25.00 per share.
(SOLF) SolarFun Power 12M share IPO priced at $12.50 from Goldman Sachs.
(ZGEN) Zymogenetics started Phase II rheumatoid arthritis with Serono.

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