Pre-Market Most Active for May 29, 2012 : VRTX, BAC, NOK, LCRY, FB, GNOM, STD, BHP, GRFS, AMRN, BUD, C

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The NASDAQ 100 Pre-Market Indicator is up 11.39 to 2,538.44. The total Pre-Market volume is currently 3,672,092 shares traded.

The following are the most active stocks for the pre-market session :

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated ( VRTX ) is -12.51 at $52.34, with 1,352,009 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 3 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2012. The consensus EPS forecast is $0.72. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for VRTX is in the "buy range".

Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) is +0.09 at $7.24, with 903,454 shares traded. BAC's current last sale is 72.4% of the target price of $10.

Nokia Corporation ( NOK ) is +0.03 at $2.85, with 651,795 shares traded. NOK's current last sale is 71.25% of the target price of $4.

LeCroy Corporation ( LCRY ) is +5.03 at $14.17, with 580,750 shares traded. As reported in the last short interest update the days to cover for LCRY is 8.196183; this calculation is based on the average trading volume of the stock.

Facebook, Inc. ( FB ) is -0.54 at $31.37, with 318,439 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for FB is in the "buy range".

Complete Genomics, Inc. ( GNOM ) is +0.09 at $3.09, with 186,659 shares traded. GNOM's current last sale is 61.8% of the target price of $5.

Banco Santander, S.A. ( STD ) is -0.3 at $5.36, with 162,236 shares traded. STD's current last sale is 35.91% of the target price of $14.925.

BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) is +1.47 at $63.28, with 155,973 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for BHP is in the "buy range".

Grifols, S.A. ( GRFS ) is +0.065 at $8.63, with 155,000 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for GRFS is in the "buy range".

Amarin Corporation PLC ( AMRN ) is +0.35 at $11.90, with 151,606 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for AMRN is in the "strong buy range".

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ) is +0.84 at $69.12, with 140,525 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for BUD is in the "buy range".

Citigroup Inc. ( C ) is +0.23 at $26.70, with 139,845 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 3 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Jun 2012. The consensus EPS forecast is $1.04. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for C is in the "buy range".

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