Investing

Pre-Market Stock News (May 15, 2007)

Douglas A. McIntyre

(AER) AerCap $0.71 EPS vs $0.50e; stock indicated up 4%.
(ARTC) Arthrocare received FDA clearance to treat malignant lesions within vertebrae in the spine.

(BSTE) Biosite said its offer from Inverness is superior and Beckman Coulter said it will not raise its offer beyond $90.00.
(BWLD) Buffalo Wild Wings positively noted by Cramer on mad Money as best conference call.
(CMG) Chipotle positively noted by Cramer on mad Money as best conference call.
(DCX) DaimlerChrysler $2.53 EPS; unsure if comparable to $0.99e; stock up 2%.
(DJ) Dow Jones’ Bancroft family is reportedly being offered a board seat or seats by Murdoch of News Corp.
(ESLT) Elbit Systems $0.45 EPS vs $0.43e.
(GLUU) Glu Mobile in EU distribution pact with Konami.
(HD) Home Depot $0.53 EPS & R$21.6B vs $0.59 & $21.8B estimates; stock indicated down 3%.
(HEM) HemoSense will supply LabCorp with its INRatio system.
(HTLD) Heartland Express will pay a $2.00 special dividend.
(HYGS) Hydrogenics gets order for hydrogen bus in Berlin.
(IGLD) Internet Gold $0.23 EPS vs $0.24e.
(OMRI) Omrix Biopharma received FDA approval for its Evicel sealant to be used in vascular suregy.
(RTRSY) Reuters has now reportedly backed the $17.2 Billion offer from Thomson.
(SGP) Schering-Plough noted posiutively by Cramer on Mad Money.
(TW) 21st Century Insurance is being acquired by AIG for $22.00 cash.
(TZIX) Trizetto Group CFO is leaving to Misys plc in London as CFO.
(WMT) Wal-Mart $0.68 EPS & R$85.387B versus estimates of $0.68 EPS and $87.08 Billion; guides Q2 to $0.75 to $0.79 EPS vs $0.79e; still sees 1-2% s-s-s growth in Q2; stock indicated flat to slightly lower.

Jon C. Ogg
May 15, 2007

Jon Ogg can be reached at jonogg@247wallst.com; he does not own securities in the companies he covers.