Pre-Market Stock News (July 27, 2007)

July 27, 2007 by Douglas A. McIntyre

(ACPW) Active Power -$0.07 EPS vs -$0.10 estimate.
(BHI) $1.12 EPS vs $1.10, but was $1.09 after items.
(BPO) Brookfield Properties $0.42 EPS vs $0.37 estimate.
(CROX) Crocs traded up almost 20% after beating earnings and raising guidance again by a wide margin.
(CRDN) Ceradyne received a $78 million ceramic body armor order from US Army.
(CSCO) Cisco Systems investing $150M into EMC’s VMware; CSCO also authorized a $5 Billion additional share buyback plan.
(CVX) Chevron
(DEBS) Deb Shops being acquired by Lee Equity Partners for $27.25 per share.
(EMC) EMC’s VMware is getting a $150 million investment from Cisco Systems.
(FO) Fortune Brands $1.53 EPS vs $1.44 estimate.
(GPS) Gap named Glen Murphy as replacement for Fisher as permanent chairman and CEO.
(IDXX) IDEXX Labs $0.89 EPS vs $0.84 estimate.
(IR) Ingersoll Rand $0.95 EPS vs $0.95 estimate.
(ITT) ITT Industries $0.92 EPS vs $0.90 estimate.
(KDN) Kaydon $0.61 EPS vs $0.60 estimate.
(KIM) Kimco Realty $0.71 EPS vs $0.60 estimate.
(KYPH) Kyphone being acquired by Medtronic for almost $4 Billion at $71.00 per share.
(LZ) Lubrizol $1.17 EPS vs $1.13 estimate.
(MHS) Medco Health Solutions $0.86 EPS vs $0.77 estimate.
(MOG-A) Moog $0.59 EPS vs $0.59 estimate.
(RCKY) Rocky Brands -$0.16 EPS vs -$0.01 estimate.
(SCG) SCANA $0.47 EPS vs $0.39 estimate.
(SCMR) Sycamore traded up 6% after Cramer gave it a speculative value endorsement as trading close to its cash value.
(TRGT) Targacept formed an alliance with GlaxoSmithKline in therapeutics for CNS-related disorders
(VECO) Veeco Instruments $0.05 EPS vs $0.09 estimate.

Jon C. Ogg
July 27, 2007

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