Company News for August 21, 2012 - Corporate Summary

By Zacks Equity Research,

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•    Shares of Coventry Health Care, Inc. (NYSE: CVH ) surged 20.3% after Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET ) said it will acquire the health care provider for $5.7 billion in cash and stock

•    Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW ) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.65, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.70

•    Fabrinet (NYSE: FN ) posted fourth quarter earnings per share of $0.29, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.23

•    Western Liberty Bancorp (NASDAQ: WLBC ) gained 34.1% after Western Alliance Bancorp. (NYSE: WAL ) concluded an agreement to acquire the bank for $55 million

AETNA INC-NEW (AET): Free Stock Analysis Report
COVENTRY HLTHCR (CVH): Free Stock Analysis Report
FABRINET (FN): Free Stock Analysis Report
LOWES COS (LOW): Free Stock Analysis Report
WESTERN ALLIANC (WAL): Free Stock Analysis Report
(WLBC): ETF Research Reports
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This article appears in: Investing , Business , Investing Ideas , Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AET , CVH , FN , LOW , WAL

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