Pre-Market Stock News (August 1, 2007)

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(BSC) BearStearns trading lower on other reports of a hedge fund write-off.
(BWLD) Buffalo Wild Wings trading down 11% after earnings and guidance failed to keep up with recent performance.
(BX) Blackstone trading up over 2% as analysts initiated covereage.
(BYD) Boyd Gaming $0.45 EPS vs $0.47 est.
(CI) CIGNA $0.96 EPS vs $0.88 est.
(CME) Chicago Mercantile Exchange started a self-tender for up to6.25M shares.
(CMG) Chipotle trading up over 5% after beating earnings estimates.
(COCO) Corinthian Colleges guides EPS to $0.03 vs. $0.12 est.
(D) Dominion Resources $$0.89 EPs vs $0.87 est.
(DJ) Dow Jones finally agreed to a $5 Billion buyout from News Corp.
(DVN) Devon Energy $1.89 EPS vs $1.46 est.
(DWSN) Dawson Geophysical $0.99 EPS vs $0.76 est.
(ENDP) Endo Pharma $0.48 EPS vs $0.39 est.
(FCL) Foundation Coal $0.27 EPS vs $0.27 est.
(GRMN) Garmin Ltd. trading up 6% after beating earnings.
(HGSI) Human Genome Sciences -$0.38 EPS vs -$0.41 est.
(IOMI) Iomai vaccine showed statistically significant protection in Phase II studies against travelers diarrhea.  Good hint: Don’t drink the water!
(IRM) Iron Mountain $0.19 EPS vs $0.17 est.
(JNY) Jones Apparel $0.17 EPS vs $0.31 est.; unsure if comparable.
(KFT) Kraft Foods $0.50 EPS vs $0.47 est.
(LAZ) Lazard $0.52 EPS vs $0.50 est.
(LFUS) LittleFuse $0.40 EPS vs $0.41 est.
(MA) MasterCard $1.43 EPS bvs $1.34 est.
(MCO) Moody’s $0.76 EPS vs $0.70 est; announced a $2 Billion stock buyback program.
(MKTX) Marketaxess $0.10 EPS vs $0.08 est.
(MSO) Martha Stewart $0.09 EPS vs $0.08 est.; but guidance looks lite.
(NBL) Noble Energy $1.21 EPS vs $1.18 est.
(NVT) NAVTEQ traded up 7% after beating estimates and guiding higher.
(OMX) Office Max $0.35 EPS vs $0.32 est.
(PH) Parker Hannifin $1.84 EPS vs $1.78 est.
(PKD) Parker Drilling $0.20 EPS vs $0.20 estimate.
(Q) Qwest $0.13 EPS on revenues of $3.46 billion versus estimates of $0.15; completed half of its $2 Billion share buyback plan.
(RIG) Transocean $1.84 EPS vs $1.71 est.
(SIRF) SiRF traded down 11% after light revenues.
(SSYS) Stratasys $0.35 EPS vs $0.33 est.
(TRW) TRW Automotive $1.02 EPS vs $0.80 est.
(TWX) Time Warner Inc. $0.22 EPS vs $0.21 estimate.
(VC) Visteon $-$0.52 EPS vs -$0.51 est.
(WFMI) Whole Foods trading up 6% after beating earnings expectations.
(WYN) Wyndham Worldwide $0.49 EPS vs $0.46 est.

Jon C. Ogg
August 1, 2007

Jon Ogg can be reached at; he does not own securities in the companies he covers.