Essex Property Trust (ESS) has reportedly offered to acquire BRE Properties Inc. (BRE) for about $5 billion.
BRE Properties has been rising for the majority of early trade Wednesday and is now up 7.36 at $60.73, with volume at a 10-month high. The stock has surged past resistance and has set a new high for the year.
Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) moved in a narrow range early Wednesday, but has risen sharply in the last 15 minutes on increased volume. The stock is now up 0.63 at $4.39.
Pacific Ethanol has surged to a 4-month high and has re-crossed its 200-day moving average.
Deere & Co. (DE) has spiked to the upside on increased volume in the last few minutes of trade Wednesday morning. The stock is now up 2.13 at $84.84.
Deere & Co. has risen to a 1-week high and has re-crossed both its 50 and 200-day moving averages.
Western Digital Corp. (WDC) gapped open higher Wednesday morning and has continued to rise in early trade. The stock is currently up 2.95 at $78.48.
Western Digital has climbed above a 2 1/2 week trading range this morning and has set a new high for the year. The company announced Tuesday morning...
The FDA announced on its website Wednesday that friction in the arms of some Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) devices could cause the unit to stall. "Reports of friction within certain instrument arms can interrupt smooth instrument motion," the FDA said.
Intuitive Surgical gapped open sharply lower...
Post Properties Inc. (PPS) moved in a narrow range early Wednesday, but has spiked sharply higher in the last few minutes on increased volume. The stock is now up 2 points at $45.00.
Post Properties has jumped to a 2 1/2 week high and has re-crossed its 50-day moving average.
Premiere Global Services (PGI) announced after the bell Tuesday that it has acquired Via-Vox Limited, trading under the name Powwownow, for approximately US$52.6 million in cash.
Premiere Global Services gapped up sharply Wednesday and has continued to rise on above average volume. The stock has surged...
Guidewire Software Inc. (GWRE) reported a first quarter adjusted EPS loss of $0.01 after the close Tuesday, compared to the profit of $0.11 in the prior year. The consensus estimate was for a loss of $0.16.
Guidewire Software gapped open higher Wednesday and has continued to rise in early trade....
CF Industries Holdings (CF) gapped open dramatically higher Wednesday morning and has continued to rise in early trade on above average volume. Shares are now up 21.12 at $235.31.
CF Industries Holdings has broken out past resistance this morning and has set a new high for the year.
Express Inc. (EXPR) reported third quarter EPS of $0.23 Wednesday morning, up from $0.20 in the prior year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.25. The company expects to report fourth quarter EPS of $0.66 to $0.71 and between $1.46 and $1.51 for the full year. The consensus estimates are for EPS...
Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) reported second quarter adjusted EPS of $0.35 after the bell Tuesday, down from $0.53 last year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.55. Full year 2014 adjusted EPS is expected to be between $2.60 and $2.65, compared to prior expectations of $2.60 to $2.67. The consensus estimate...
Oculus Innovative Sciences (OCLS) announced Wednesday morning that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Microcyn Scar Management HydroGel.
Oculus Innovative Sciences gapped open sharply higher Wednesday and is now up 4.45 at $6.78 on the highest volume of the year. The stock has...
G-III Apparel Group (GIII) reported third quarter non-GAAP EPS of $2.88 Wednesday morning, up from $2.43 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $2.61. Full year 2014 non-GAAP EPS is expected to be between $3.50 and $3.60. The consensus estimate is for EPS of $3.29.
G-III Apparel Group gapped...
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has been moving in a narrow range since the open Tuesday, but has climbed higher in the last 15 minutes on increased volume. The stock is now up 1.83 at $73.68.
Herbalife is now challenging the highs of the year, trading at a 2-month high.
InterCloud Systems Inc. (ICLD) has been range-bound since the open of trade Tuesday, but has broken out sharply higher in the last few minutes on increased volume. The stock is now up 0.92 at $8.71.
InterCloud Systems is attempting to rebound, following a week and a half long pull back.