(ACHN) Company News for September 9, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Smithfield Foods (NYSE:SFD) posted Q1 EPS of $0.69, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.68 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 6.6% year-over-year to $3.09 billion

•    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) said it will acquire Caliper Life Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:CALP) in a deal worth about $600 million. Following this development, shares of the genomic-detection tech maker advanced 41.14% to close at $10.43

•    Shares of retailer Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) declined 6.54% after the company reported first-quarter earnings results that came in below the Street’s expectations

•    Zagat, which provides reviews of bars, restaurants and shopping locations, will be acquired by Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). However, Google remained silent on the terms and conditions of the deal

•    Clothing and luggage maker G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:GIII) share prices fell 16.89% after the company projected third quarter earnings below expectations

•    Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) shares increased 8.39% to close at $6.20 after analysts at Piper Jaffray (NYSE:PJC) initiated coverage on shares of the company with an “Overweight” rating

•    Analysts at Rodman & Renshaw initiated shares of Silicom Limited (NASDAQ:SILC) with a “Market Outperform” rating and a target price of $20

•    Gramercy Capital’s (NYSE:GKK) shares rose 13.06% after a report claimed that 133,000 shares of Gramercy Capital were purchased by Indaba Capital Fund for $3.13 per share

ACHILLION PHARM (ACHN): Free Stock Analysis Report

CALIPER LIFE SC (CALP): Free Stock Analysis Report

CASEYS GEN STRS (CASY): Free Stock Analysis Report

G-III APPAREL (GIII): Free Stock Analysis Report

GRAMERCY CAP CP (GKK): Free Stock Analysis Report

GOOGLE INC-CL A (GOOG): Free Stock Analysis Report

PIPER JAFFRAY (PJC): Free Stock Analysis Report

PERKINELMER INC (PKI): Free Stock Analysis Report

SMITHFIELD FOOD (SFD): Free Stock Analysis Report

SILICOM LIMITED (SILC): Free Stock Analysis Report

Zacks Investment Research

About vitalstocks

This is a sample profile field. Vitalstocks is the operating company for Stockbloghub. This will place the picture of the author or company in the profile. Here is another extra line of information.


Powered by Facebook Comments

Similar Posts: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Biotechnology | Healthcare

RSS feeds: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc | ACHN | Caliper Life Sciences Inc | CALP | Casey's General Stores Inc. | CASY | G-III Apparel Group Limited | GIII | GKK | GOOG | Google Inc. | Gramercy Capital Corporation | PerkinElmer Inc | Piper Jaffray Companies | PJC | PKI | SFD | SILC | Silicom Limited | Smithfield Foods Inc. | Biotechnology | Healthcare |

Other Posts by | RSS Feed for this author