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Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) surged Wednesday on reports that their proposed merger is on track to gain approval in the European Union. Dow Chemical climbed steadily until mid-morning Wednesday, before settling into a range. Shares finished up by 2.45 at $63.67 on the highest volume of the year....

Nautilus Inc. (NLS) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.37 after the close Tuesday, up from $0.31 a year ago. Revenues rose 15.2% to $125.76 million from $109.14 million last year. Nautilus gapped open lower Wednesday and dropped in early trade. The stock slipped further going into the close and finished...

Texas Roadhouse Inc. (TXRH) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.29 after the bell Tuesday, compared to $0.32 in the previous year. Street expectations were for EPS of $0.38. Texas Roadhouse gapped open sharply lower Wednesday and slipped further in the first half hour of trade. The stock was range-bound...

Papa John's International (PZZA) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.69 after the bell Tuesday, up from $0.62 last year. Revenues rose 5.5% to $439.62 million from $416.82 million last year. The consensus estimates were for EPS of $0.66 and revenues of $446.85 million. Papa John's gapped open sharply...

Valmont Industries Inc. (VMI) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.61 after the bell Tuesday, up from $1.35 in the prior year. Analysts expected EPS of $1.45. Valmont Industries gapped up sharply Wednesday and spiked higher in early trade, before profit taking set in. The stock closed up by 12.20 at...

Toll Brothers Inc. (TOL) reported first quarter EPS of $0.42 Wednesday morning, compared to $0.40 last year. Street expectations were for EPS of $0.35. Toll Brothers gapped open sharply higher Wednesday, but was range-bound throughout the session. Shares finished with a gain of 1.94 at $33.93 with...

Wright Medical Group (WMGI) reported a fourth quarter adjusted loss of $0.06 per share after the close Tuesday, compared to the loss of $0.44 per share last year. Analysts expected a loss of $0.11 per share. Wright Medical Group gapped open sharply higher Wednesday, but traded in a range for the majority...

Hackett Group Inc. (HCKT) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.19 after the close Tuesday, up from $0.12 a year ago. Hackett Group gapped up at the open Wednesday and climbed steadily until around 1:00PM. The stock ended the day with a gain of 2.61 at $19.69 with volume at an 11-month high. Hackett Group...

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals Inc. (EYEG) announced Tuesday morning that it has entered into an exclusive, worldwide licensing agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX). EyeGate Pharmaceuticals gapped open higher Tuesday and climbed in early trade. Shares advanced further in the early...

Henry Schein Inc. (HSIC) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.88 Tuesday morning, up from $1.67 last year. Street expectations were for EPS of $1.85. Henry Schein gapped open higher Tuesday and climbed during the first half hour of trade, before settling into a range. The stock closed up by 4.90 at $173.01...

Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) reported a fourth quarter loss of $0.34 per share Tuesday morning, compared to the loss of $0.41 per share last year. The consensus estimate was for a loss of $0.39 per share. Exact Sciences gapped open higher Tuesday and climbed until around mid-morning, before profit...

Rogers Corp. (ROG) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.94 Monday, up from $0.80 a year ago. Rogers Corp. gapped open higher Tuesday morning and climbed during the first hour of trade. The stock ended the day with a gain of 7.75 at $86.55 on above average volume. Rogers rose past the upper end of nearly...

Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.02 Tuesday morning, down from $1.35 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.07. Scripps Networks Interactive rose steadily until mid-morning Tuesday, before settling into a range. Shares finished up by 5.46...

Tronox Ltd. (TROX) announced Tuesday morning that it has agreed to acquire the TiO2 business of privately held Cristal for $1.673 billion of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24 percent ownership in pro forma Tronox. Tronox gapped up sharply Tuesday and rose further in the early afternoon....

Lumos Networks Corp. (LMOS) announced Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by EQT Infrastructure for $18.00 per share, approximately $950 million. Lumos Networks gapped up sharply Tuesday, but moved in a narrow range throughout the session. The stock closed up by 2.42 at $17.65 on the highest...

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