HEADLINE STOCKS-U.S. small/midcap stocks on the move on June 3
(For large-cap stocks on the move, click on [WATCH/US]) (Updates share movement)
June 3 (Reuters) - Some small and midcap stocks on the move Thursday:
SONICWALL INC SNWL.O, $11.33, up 26 pct
The company Wednesday said it agreed to be bought by an investor group led by private equity firm Thoma Bravo in a deal the IT security company valued at about $717 million. [ID:nN02200018]
EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES XIDE.O, $5.22, up 22 pct
The provider of stored electrical energy solutions Wednesday posted a quarterly profit that beat analysts' expectations.
FUELCELL ENERGY INC (FCEL.O), $2.55 , up 20 pct
The company said it was awarded a $12.6 million contract to install power plants in two university campuses by a unit of PG&E Corp (PCG.N). [ID:nSGE6520HI]
CYBERONICS INC (CYBX.O), $21.67, up 16 pct
The company Wednesday posted quarterly results that handily beat consensus expectations.
JAVELIN PHARMACEUTICALS INC JAV.A, $1.29, down 15 pct
The company said it has filed a lawsuit against its acquirer Hospira Inc (HSP.N) and its unit, claiming they have breached the merger agreement. [ID:nSGE6520F8]
AMERICAN CAPITAL LTD (ACAS.O), $4.54, down 13 pct
The debt-laden company may file for bankruptcy based on disappointing results of a bondholder vote on debt restructuring, Stifel Nicolaus said, recommending that investors sell the stock. [ID:nSGE6520FN]
PIER 1 IMPORTS (PIR.N), $8.28, up 12 pct
The home-goods retailer said same-store sales surged in the first quarter as more consumers visited its stores and spent more. [ID:nSGE6520DS]
ZYMOGENETICS ZGEN.O, $4.75, up 12 pct
The company Wednesday said it started a mid-stage hepatitis C trial in collaboration with Bristol-Myers.
PAREXEL (PRXL.O), $21.58, down 9 pct
The company Wednesday reaffirmed its fourth-quarter outlook, and forecast 2011 earnings largely below analysts' estimates.
JOY GLOBAL INC JOYG.O, $53.62, up 2 pct
The company posted strong quarterly results as its customers started spending more to address strong demand for commodities, and the mining equipment maker raised its 2010 outlook. [ID:nSGE6520DM] (Reporting by Archana Shankar in Bangalore)
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