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Pre-Market Stock News (July 17, 2007)

(ADTN) Adtran $0.28 EPS versus $0.28 estimate.
(AIZ) Assurant CEO and CFO received SEC WELLS NOTICE.
(ASD) American Standard noted as a positive ahead of split-up by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(CVO) Cenveo is acquiring Commercial Envelope.
(DJ) Dow Jones has reportedly reached some terms with News Corp. over the merger according to WSJ reports; actual status varies from source to source so consider this still an outstanding issue until formal statements are made from one or both companies.
(ELS) Equity Lifestyle $0.59 EPS vs $0.58 estimate.
(ENCY) Encysive retained Morgan Stanley to assist in strategic review.
(FCFS) First Cash Financial $0.27 EPS vs $0.26 estimate.
(JNJ) J&J $1.05 EPS vs $1.00 estimate.
(KEY) KeyCorp $0.86 EPS vs $0.70e; raised guidance as well, but unsure if comparable.
(KO) Coca-Cola $0.85 EPS vs. $0.82 estimate.
(LYO) Lyondell is being acquired by Basell for $48.00 per share.
(MDT) Medtronic received approval for artificial disc for the neck.
(MER) Merrill Lynch $2.24 EPS vs $2.02 estimate.
(NLS) Nautilus traded down 12% after earnings.
(PHTN) Photon Dynamics sees results under plan for Q3.
(PHG) Philips Electronics noted positively as European play by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(RF) Regions Financial $0.69 EPS vs $0.69 estimate.
(STT) State Street $1.07 EPS vs $1.01 estimate.
(WFC) Wells Fargo unveiled a money transfer program.
(WGOV) Woodward Governor noted positively by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(XLNX) Xilinx’s Spartan-3E and MicroBlaze soft processor selected for Samsung Electronics’ latest digital video surveillance system.

Jon C. Ogg
July 17, 2007

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