(AGN) Company News for October 18, 2010 – Corporate Summary

• Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) reported third quarter earnings of $0.58 a share, $0.02 higher than expected on a 30% revenue climb to $4.66 billion, above projections of $4.63 billion

• Hasbro (NYSE:HAS) posted third quarter interims 5 cents above estimates at $1.09 on a 2.7% revenue increase to $1.31 billion, ahead of estimates of $1.29 billion

• Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) announced plans to acquire NSTAR (NYSE:NST) for $4.17 billion

• Allergan (NYSE:AGN) received FDA approval for use of its Botox treatment for chronic migraine headaches

• Citigroup (NYSE:C) posted third quarter profits of $0.08, up from estimates of $0.06 on revenues of $20.74 billion, below expectations of $21.15 billion

• St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) announced intentions to buy AGA Medical Holdings (NASDAQ:AGAM) for $20.80 per share in a cash and share deal valued at $1.3 billion

• Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) and BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) abandoned their $116 billion iron ore joint venture

• Ford (NYSE:F) plans to sell most of its 11% stake in Mazda

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