HEADLINE STOCKS-U.S. small/midcap stocks to watch on June 18

Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:48am EDT

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June 18 (Reuters) - Some small and midcap stocks to watch Friday:

ADOLOR CORP ADLR.O, $1.24, down 17 pct

The biopharmaceutical company on Thursday said its experimental drugs to reduce pain for patients with osteoarthritis failed to meet their main goal in a mid-stage trial. [ID:nSGE65G0I4]

NMT MEDICAL INC NMTI.O, $0.66, up 18 pct

The company's shares pared some losses in trading before the bell on Friday, a day after it lost 80 percent of its value when the company said its device to prevent stroke in patients with a congenital heart condition failed to meet its main goal in a trial. [ID:nSGE65G0HX]

SMART MODULAR TECHNOLOGIES SMOD.O, $6.85, up 5 pct

The chipmaker on Thursday posted better-than-expected quarterly results and forecast fourth-quarter results ahead of market expectations helped by strong demand in its end-markets. [ID:nSGE65G0HS]

(Reporting by Shailesh Kuber in Bangalore)

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