HEADLINE STOCKS-U.S. small/midcap stocks on the move on May 27

Thu May 27, 2010 10:57am EDT

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REPLIGEN CORP (RGEN.O), $3.35, up 5 pct

The company said U.S. and European health regulators have approved its proposal to re-analyze the images from a late-stage trial of its pancreatic imaging agent, which had earlier failed to meet its main goal. [ID:nSGE64Q0AD]

ORIGIN AGRITECH LTD (SEED.O), $8.15, up 4 pct

The supplier of hybrid and genetically modified crop seeds said it has sold its minority stake of 34 percent in Chinese cotton seed producer Biocentury Transgene for RMB 60.0 million ($8.8 million) to a private investor. [ID:nSGE64Q0DC]

GENESCO INC (GCO.N), $30.8, up 4 pct

The company swung to a quarterly profit that blew past Wall Street expectations helped by a rebound in consumer demand that prompted the shoe and hat retailer to raise its full year outlook. [ID:nSGE64Q0BD]

NAVIOS MARITIME HOLDINGS INC'S (NM.N), $6.05, up 4 pct

The Greek shipping company quarterly results blew past estimates as fleet operating days increased and logistics business revenue jumped. [ID:nSGE64Q0A8]

CANADIAN SOLAR INC (CSIQ.O), $12.58, up 4 pct

The company shares were up after Mineta San Jose International Airport completes solar energy system with Canadian Solar PV Modules. [ID:nASA00EN6]

COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORP (CMCO.O), $16.40, up 3 pct

The maker of crane hooks and actuators reported an adjusted quarterly profit that beat the consensus view, driven largely by increased monthly bookings and strong performance of its European segment. [ID:nSGE64Q0C7]

SEADRILL (SDRL.OL), $21.40, down 3 pct

U.S. oil and gas drilling contractor Ensco International (ESV.N) launched a recommended tender offer aimed at winning control of Scorpion Offshore SCORE.OL, trumping an earlier bid from Seadrill. [ID:nLDE64Q04J]

BORDERS GROUP INC BGP.N, $2.25, down 2 pct

The company reported a narrower quarterly loss, as the No. 2 specialty U.S. bookseller continued to grapple with declining sales and more book buying shifted to digital media. [ID:nN27121145]

HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES INC HMA.N, $8.88, up 2 pct

The company said it agreed to buy a controlling interest in Three Shands Healthcare Hospitals. [ID:nASA00EN5]

SONOSITE INC SONO.O, $29.77, up 2 pct

The company said it agreed to buy Visualsonics for about $71 million in cash and debt. [ID:nASA00ENI] (Compiled by Archana Shankar in Bangalore)

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