Company News for May 01, 2012 - Corporate Summary

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•    Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS ) rose 51.7% after it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for digital reading technologies

•    McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK ) posted first quarter earnings per share of $2.09, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.06

•    Shares of Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ: GPRO ) jumped 18.7% after it agreed to be purchased by Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX ) for $3.7 billion in cash. Subsequently, shares of Hologic fell 9.9%

•    Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN ) gained 20.5% after it agreed to be acquired by Energy Transfer Partners LP(NYSE: ETP ) for $5.3 billion

•    Shares of GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE: GNC ) lost 4.7% after the FDA sent a warning letter to 10 makers of products that include the energy supplement DMAA

•    Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM ) fell 8.1% after it reported first quarter earnings per share of $1.46, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.53 by 7 cents

•    New Gold Inc. (NYSEAMEX: NGD ) lost 9.2% after the Chilean Supreme Court temporarily suspended the approval of an environmental permit for the El Morro Project, a joint venture between New Gold and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG )

•    Shares of NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX ) fell 4.9% after it reported first quarter earnings per share of $0.47, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.49
 


 
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