Pre-Market Stock News (August 8, 2007)
August 8, 2007 7:23 am
(ABTL) Autobytel -$0.12 EPS vs -$0.16 est.
(AGU) Agrium $1.70 EPS vs $1.58 est.
(BNI) Burlington got an additional 1.6 million shares purchased by Berkshire Hathaway, about a 5% add to the stake held.
(BRCD) Brocade lowered GAAP EPS revenue targets for Q3; stock was down 3% but now up 2% as GAAP estimates look higher on the low-end.
(BRCM) Broadcom chipsets chosen by Nokia for EDGE phones.
(BRL) Barr Pharma $0.84 EPS vs. $0.72 est.
(CRZO) Carrizo Oil & Gas $0.23 EPS vs $0.20 est.
(CSCO) Cisco Systems trading up 6% above $31.00 after beating estimates and raising growth rates for fiscal 2008.
(DELL) Dell will sell PC’s that can run Linux and Windows simultaneously next year.
(ELOS) Syneron won FDA approval for its Vela platform for temporary reduction of circumference.
(FWLT) Foster Wheeler $1.41 EPS vs. $1.33 est.
(HANS) Hansen Natural $0.47 EPS vs $0.37 est.
(HLYS) Heelys traded down 30% after lowered guidance ahead.
(IWA) Iowa Telecom $0.20 EPS vs. $0.23 est.
(JASO) JA Solar $0.21 EPS vs $0.18 est.; raised guidance.
(KWK) Quicksilver Resources $0.38 EPS vs $0.31 est.
(LAMR) Lamar Advertising $0.19 EPS vs $0.20 est.
(LEAP) Leap Wireless traded down 15% after soft revenues and lowered guidance; lower subscriber growth and higher churn rates.
(MEK) Metretek $0.02 EPS vs $0.08 est.
(REGN) Regenron granted priority review by FDA over Rilonacept for CAPS treatment.
(S) Sprint NexTel $0.25 EPS vs $0.22 est.; was $0.01 after items.
(SKYW) SkyWest $0.62 EPS vs $0.60 est.
(TOL) Toll Brothers showed drops in orders and backlogs.
(UN) Unilever noted as good core defensive stock by Cramer on Mad Money.
(UPL) Ultra Petroleum $0.31 EPS vs. $0.28 est.
(VMED) Virgin Media reported results overseas; no indications seen.
(WR) Westar $0.36 EPS vs $0.33 est.
Jon C. Ogg
August 8, 2007
Jon Ogg can be reached at email@example.com; he does not own securities in the companies he covers.