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Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) reported third quarter EPS of $0.69 Tuesday morning, compared to $0.73 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.60. Harley-Davidson gapped open sharply higher Tuesday, but traded in a range for the majority of the session. The stock closed up by 4.27 at $62.65...

Waters Corp. (WAT) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $1.38 Tuesday morning, which exceeded analysts' expectations of $1.29. Waters Corp. gapped open sharply higher Tuesday and climbed throughout the first half of the session. Shares finished with a gain of 9.63 at $107.17 on the highest volume...

Healthstream Inc. (HSTM) reported third quarter EPS of $0.12 after the bell Monday, up from $0.08 in the previous year. Healthstream gapped up sharply Tuesday and climbed steadily until mid-morning. The stock advanced further going into the close and finished up by 5.30 at $29.67, on the highest...

Illumina Inc. (ILMN) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.77 after the bell Monday, compared to $0.45 a year ago. Analysts had expected EPS of $0.56. The company also increased its full year adjusted EPS forecast to between $2.63 and $2.65, from prior expectations of $2.26 to $2.28. The consensus...

Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.49 after the bell Monday, which topped the consensus estimate of $0.47. Total revenues were $769.5 million, up from $754.8 million in the prior year. Analysts expected revenues of $773.32 million. Rent-A-Center gapped open sharply...

Coca-Cola Co. (KO) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.53 Tuesday morning, which was flat with the prior year result. Analysts expected EPS of $0.53. Looking ahead, the company said it expects to be below its long-term earnings per share growth target for 2014. Coca-Cola gapped open sharply...

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) reported third quarter EPS of $4.15 after the close Monday, up from $2.66 in the prior year period. Revenues came in at $1.08 billion. Analysts expected EPS of $3.84 and revenues of $1.06 billion. The company expects mid-teens comparable restaurant sales increases in...

New York's financial regulator stated around midday Tuesday that Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN) sent letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures that were dated months earlier. Ocwen Financial sharply declined midday and finished with a loss of 4.78 at $21.48 on the highest volume...

Defense and aerospace giant Boeing Co. (BA) is scheduled to post third quarter results before the markets open. The earnings of the company are expected to grow to $1.98 per share from $1.80 per share reported a year earlier, while revenues are anticipated to increase to $23.02 billion from last year's...

Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) announced Monday morning that it has entered into lease agreements with Primark for seven standalone stores. Sears also announced that its board of directors has approved a rights offering allowing its stockholders to purchase up to $625 million in aggregate principal...

Cleco Corp. (CNL) announced Monday morning that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors for approximately $4.7 billion. Cleco gapped open dramatically higher Monday, but was range-bound throughout the session. The stock...

Lennox International Inc. (LII) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $1.44 Monday morning, up from $1.30 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.42. Full year adjusted EPS is expected to be between $4.30 and $4.50, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.37. Lennox International gapped...

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $1.46 Monday morning, up from $1.31 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $1.45. Hasbro climbed during the first hour of trade Monday and took out the session highs around mid-afternoon. The stock ended the day with a gain of 2.66...

ShoreTel Inc. (SHOR) announced Monday morning that it received an offer from Mitel Networks (MITL) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of ShoreTel common stock for $8.10 per share in cash. ShoreTel gapped open sharply higher Monday and climbed during the first half of the morning. The stock was...

Steven Madden Ltd. (SHOO) announced Monday morning that preliminary third quarter net sales were $392.0 million, a decrease of 0.7% from the prior year period. The consensus estimate is for revenues of $415.72 million. Steven Madden gapped open sharply lower Monday, but traded in a range throughout...