Today's Top Stories: Monday- May 03, 2010
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- Aggressive Growth - Veeco Instruments (VECO) reported first-quarter earnings of 46 cents per shares, beating expectations by a nickel. This was the third consecutive surprise. Revenue came in at a record-setting $163 million, more than doubling year-over-year. Read More...
Growth & Income - Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) analysts estimate the company will grow its earnings per share 22.3% in fiscal 2011, 24.3% in fiscal 2012, and 10.1% per year for the next three to five years. The stock also offers a dividend yield of 0.2%. Read More...
Momentum - SanDisk Corp. (SNDK) first-quarter revenue was up 65% from last year to $1.1 billion, the company's first ever first-quarter profit of more than $1 billion. Earnings also came in strong at 88 cents, 80% ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Read More...
Value - MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) second quarter Zacks Consensus jumped to 58 cents from 49 cents, within the range of the company's guidance, in the last 30 days. The 2010 Zacks Consensus Estimate climbed 24% to $2.23 from $1.80 per share in the last month. Read More...
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- Bull Of The Day:
Fastenal Company (FAST)
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- Bear Of The Day:
Diageo Plc - ADR (DEO)
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- ZACKS INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: Pharma & Biotech Stock Review - April 2010
Biotech companies that could be acquisition targets provide opportunities for significant returns. Here, we would like to mention two companies that could be potential take-out targets – Biogen Idec (BIIB) and Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR). Read More...
- McAfee (MFE) Revenue Up, Profit Tumbles
- Willis (WSH) Reports Ahead of Estimates
- Aimco (AIV) FFO Dips Year Over Year
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