Pre-Market Stock Notes (FEB 1, 2007)

by Jon C. Ogg

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland $0.67 EPS vs $0.60e.
(AFFY) Affymax Receives $10 mln milestone payment From Takeda based on progress in hematide.
(AGU) Agrium $0.25 EPS vs $0.20e.
(ALNY) Alnylam announced positive results for Huntington’s disease.
(ASD) American Standard announced plans to separate into 3 units businesses this year.
(ASN) Archstone $0.53 EPS vs $0.55e.
(ASTM) Aastrom Biosciences receives Orphan Drug status from FDA for dilated cardiomyopathy.
(BIVN) Bioenvision licenses its proprietary antimicrobial technology to Foster
(CMCSA) Comcast $0.21/R$7.03B vs $0.24/$7.13B(e); announced 3-2 stock split; sees 12% revenue growth and expects to add 6.5M revenue generating units.
(CRR) Carbo Ceramics $0.61 EPS vs $0.55e.
(CTX) Centex announced it has sold its commercial construction operations for $362M.
(DELL) Dell has announced that Rollins is out and Michael Dell is reassuming the CEI role instead of just the Chairman role.
(ECIL) ECI Telecom announces planned departure of its CFO.
(EOP) Equity Office received a cash and stock bid boost from Vornado now to $56.00 per share.
(GHL) Greenhill $0.68 EPS vs $0.67e.
(GHM) Graham won $8.8M in new orders.
(GOOG) Google trading down 1.5% after beating earnings.
(GNVC) Genvec announces vaccine collaboration with the Department of Homeland for vaccines against foot and mouth disease.
(HOT) Starwood $0.92 EPS vs $0.75e; unsure if comparable; raised guidance for 2007.
(IVC) Invacare $0.33 EPS vs $0.29e.
(KVHI) KVH Industries Receives 5-year Sole-source Contract from U.S. Military.
(KYPH) Kyphon (KYPH) announces the pricing of $350M in notes.
(LB) LaBarge $0.20 EPS vs $0.19e.
(LSTR) Landstar $0.50 EPS vs $0.47e.
(MMC) Marsh McLennan announces Great-West Life will purchase Putnam Investments for $3.9 Billion.
(MRO) Marathon Oil $2.38 EPS vs $2.25e.
(NRMX) Neurochem announced completion of its 18-month Phase III clinical trial for ALZHEMED for the treatment of Alzheimer’s.
(ODFL) Old Dominion $0.48 EPS vs $0.40e.
(PDC) Pioneer Drilling $0.48 EPS vs $0.50e.
(PTC) PAR Technology subsidiary announced $1.6 Million Air Force subcontract.
(RDEN) Elizabeth Arden $0.91 EPS vs $0.82e.
(RDS-A) Shell posted a $5.28 Billion adjusted profit on $75.5 Billion in sales.
(RTI) RTI Intl Metals announces Timothy Rupert will step down as President and CEO effective April 27.
(SBUX) Starbucks up almost 1% after meeting expectations.
(SGXP) SGX Pharma selects development candidate for MET tyrosine kinase inhibitor program.
(STST) Argon ST announces contract extension valued at $43M.
(ULBI) Ultralife Batteries sees Q4 revenue $30M to $30.5M vs $31M estimate.
(XOM) Exxon $1.69 EPS vs $1.51e.