Company News for July 17, 2012 - Corporate Summary

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•    Shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY ) surged 53% following positive results from its Phase I trial of ALN-TTR02, a genetic disorder treatment drug

•    Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) gained 36.7% after agreeing to be purchased by TPG Capital, a private-equity firm for $1.9 billion

•    Shares of Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI ) plunged 8.6% after it announced CEO, Barry L. Pennypacker has resigned. Michael Larsen, Chief Financial Officer will serve as interim CEO

•    Woodward Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD ) declined 4.2% after it lowered its earnings forecast for the third quarter and the full fiscal year due to weaker than expected sales growth in the aerospace segment

•    J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT ) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.67, matching the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.67

•    Shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI ) rose 2.7% after it posted second quarter earnings per share of $0.56, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.53 by 3 cents
 


 
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