Pre-Market Stock News (December 6, 2007)

Below is some of the top pre-market news affecting individual shares that is reviewing:

  • AMERCO (NASDAQ: UHAL) announce a $50 million share buyback plan.
  • Children’s Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ: PLCE) NOV s-s-s were +3%.
  • Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) announced its CEO succession plan, Kent will replace Isdell in July 2008.
  • Costco (NASDAQ: COST) same-store sales rose 9%. Analysts had expected 6.6%.
  • Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) put 2008 EPS guidance at $3.85-4.00, slightly above consensus.
  • Family Dollar (NYSE: FDO) issued downside guidance with same-store-sales.
  • Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) was noted as Cramer’s Top Mining & Minerals stock on MAD MONEY.
  • GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) will replace Dow Jones (NYSE:DJ) in the S&P 500 Index on date TBA.
  • Hoku Scientific (NASDAQ: HOKU) shares trading up 35% after it signed a term sheet for financing its Polysilicon Plant in Idaho with $185 million.
  • Limited Brands (NYSE: LTD) NOV s-s-s -7%.
  • Pacific Sunwear (NASDAQ: PSUN) NOV s-s-s +2.3%.
  • Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS) rose 1.7% to $20.19 as SEC dropped options investigation with no action recommended.
  • Sierra Pacific (NYSE: SRP) filed to sell 12 million shares in a secondary.
  • Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL) reported its first quarterly loss in two decades; EPS were -$0.52 versus -$0.47 estimates.
  • VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC) noted as Buy by Cramer on MAD MONEY.

Jon C. Ogg
December 6, 2007

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