Friday, February 22, 2008

Agilent Tech Inc

Power pick of the day: Agilent Tech Inc (A) trading at USD 30.88.

  • 52-wk range: USD 30.26 - 40.42
  • EPS: 1.531
  • P/E Ratio: 20.65
  • Market Cap: 11.364B
  • Average Daily Volume: 3,078,200

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TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Joins LTE/SAE Trial Initiative FOXBusiness - Feb 21, 2008 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and [via FOXBusiness on 2008-02-21T13:57:35Z]

Agilent Technologies Introduces New OpenLAB Module TAXI Design Network, NY - 13 hours ago Agilent Technologies Inc.introduced Agilent OpenLAB Intelligence Reporter, a module for the company's OpenLAB system designed to help analytical chemists [via TAXI Design Network on 2008-02-22T04:38:57Z]

Ferret Agilent Technologies introduces optical multiport power meter Ferret, Australia - Feb 21, 2008 Agilent Technologies Inc. has demonstrated a new optical power meter with four or eight power-sensor channels that provides manufacturing customers with [via Ferret on 2008-02-21T13:12:06Z]

TMC Net, CT - Feb 20, 2008 Mr. DiNuzzo was most recently an executive in the BioAnalytical business unit of Agilent Technologies Inc. Mr. DiNuzzo has more than 26 years of business [via TMC Net on 2008-02-20T15:01:19Z], TX - Feb 19, 2008 Last week’s top five out favor stocks were American International Group Inc, ING GROEP NV, Agilent Technologies Inc, The Clorox Company, [via on 2008-02-19T16:06:35Z]

Earnings Roundup: Agilent Tech, Skechers Forbes, NY - Feb 14, 2008 (AP) - Scientific equipment maker Agilent Technologies Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal first-quarter profit fell 20 percent, as stock-option, [via Forbes on 2008-02-14T15:40:01Z] (Communiqués de presse), France - Feb 20, 2008 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has introduced the Agilent High Sensitivity Protein 250 Kit for the Agilent 2100 bioanalyzer, which delivers more [via (Communiqués de presse) on 2008-02-20T09:47:23Z]

New Agilent Technologies Acqiris Digitizers Give Users More Options TAXI Design Network, NY - Feb 19, 2008 Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced two new options for its compact, low-power (less than 15 W), high-speed Acqiris 8-bit PCI digitizer to give users [via TAXI Design Network on 2008-02-20T07:12:01Z]

FOXBusiness - 10 hours ago Previous to KLA-Tencor, Faerber held senior management positions at Advanced Energy, Agilent Technologies, and Hewlett-Packard. [via FOXBusiness on 2008-02-22T07:48:37Z]

Agilent Tech 1Q Down 20% On Stock-Based Compensation Costs - Feb 13, 2008 Agilent Technologies Inc.'s (A) fiscal first-quarter net income declined 20% to $120 million , or 31 cents a share, from $150 million , or 36 cents a share, [via on 2008-02-13T21:32:48Z]

"We don't do a new version to fix bugs." - Bill Gates "The new version - it's not there to fix bugs." - Bill Gates -- Retranslated from Focus 43/1995, pp. 206-212

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Teco Energy Inc

Power pick of the day: Teco Energy Inc (TE) trading at USD 15.47.

  • 52-wk range: USD 14.84 - 18.58
  • EPS: 1.969
  • P/E Ratio: 7.85
  • Market Cap: 3.239B
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,529,590

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Recent News

MB Alerts: Has added TECO Energy Inc. to their watch list Trading Markets (press release), CA - Jan 30, 2008 Today's activity has brought TECO Energy Inc. on our radar. TECO Energy Inc. was up less than 1% with below average volume early trading Wednesday, [via Trading Markets (press release) on 2008-01-30T18:14:10Z]

a subsidiary of TECO Energy, Inc., for five 60- megawatt FT8 SWIFTPAC units. The five units will provide 300 megawatts of reserve energy for use during [via ElectricNet (press release) on 2008-02-21T08:38:12Z] Thursday Morning Stock News Trading Markets (press release), CA - 2 hours ago DeWind Inc. designs, produces, and sells the DeWind series of wind energy turbines, including the new 2 megawatt (MW) D8.2 model available in both 50Hz and [via Trading Markets (press release) on 2008-02-21T15:40:11Z]

Tampa Electric Surpasses Environmental Improvement Targets Earthtimes, UK - Feb 18, 2008 Tampa Electric is the principal business of TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE), an integrated energy-related holding company with regulated utility businesses, [via Earthtimes on 2008-02-18T16:33:23Z]

Teco Energy plugs $1.3M into lobbying Forbes, NY - Feb 5, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Electricity and natural gas distributor Teco Energy Inc. spent $660000 in the second half of 2007 on federal lobbying, for an annual [via Forbes on 2008-02-05T20:22:39Z]

FOXBusiness - Feb 5, 2008 Additional information is contained under "Risk Factors" in TECO Energy, Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended Dec. [via FOXBusiness on 2008-02-05T15:44:32Z]

Teco Energy 4Q earnings 83 cents a share, includes gain and charge - Feb 5, 2008 5, 2008 (Thomson Financial delivered by Newstex) -- Teco Energy (NYSE:TE PRT) (NYSE:TE) Inc. Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $173.9 million, [via on 2008-02-05T13:12:01Z]

Ramil joins TECO board Tampa Bay Business Journal, NC - Jan 30, 2008 TECO Energy Inc. said John Ramil, the company's president and chief operating officer, was named to the board of directors. The appointment is effective [via on 2008-01-30T21:10:28Z]

John Ramil Named to TECO Energy Board of Directors Centre Daily Times, PA - Jan 30, 2008 TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE) today announced that John B. Ramil has been named to its board of directors, effective immediately. Like other TECO Energy [via Centre Daily Times on 2008-01-30T18:30:15Z]

RTT News, NY - Feb 5, 2008 2/5/2008 9:31:10 AM Tuesday morning, TECO Energy, Inc. (TE), energy related holding company, said earnings for the fourth quarter of 2007 more than tripled [via RTT News on 2008-02-05T14:33:56Z]

Leela: Hey, you know what might be a hoot? Professor: No. Why would I know that?

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Realty Income Cp

Power pick of the day: Realty Income Cp (O) trading at USD 23.93.

  • 52-wk range: USD 20.27 - 30.70
  • EPS: 1.158
  • P/E Ratio: 20.43
  • Market Cap: 2.424B
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,532,660

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Frontline CP CHANDRASEKHAR Frontline, India - Feb 12, 2008 WITH the release of the quick estimates of national income, which show that gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2006-07 touched 9.6 per cent, [via Frontline on 2008-02-12T11:10:04Z] - Feb 1, 2008 Simon owns 32.5% of these projects through its joint venture with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund and Shenzhen International Trust and Investment Company CP [via on 2008-02-01T12:37:02Z]

Average family debt hits record $80000 London Free Press, Canada - Feb 12, 2008 By SUE BAILEY, CP OTTAWA -- Canadians are juggling record debt loads averaging $80000 a household, says the author of a new report who warns job losses [via London Free Press on 2008-02-12T08:40:50Z]

Thornburg Mortgage Reports 4Q Diluted EPS of $0.33 WELT ONLINE, Germany - Feb 4, 2008 Net loss before preferred stock dividends for the year ended December 31, 2007, was $874.9 million as compared to net income of $297.7 million for the year [via WELT ONLINE on 2008-02-04T22:28:31Z]

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/2 VietNamNet Bridge, Vietnam - Feb 13, 2008 According to the ministry, the laws on value-added tax (VAT), special consumption tax and corporate income tax will be comprehensively adjusted. [via VietNamNet Bridge on 2008-02-13T11:06:04Z]

Downgrade shock Structured Credit Investor, UK - Feb 6, 2008 Standard Chartered plans to purchase CP issued by its Whistlejacket vehicle to enable it to meet its senior obligations, provided noteholders agree to drop [via Structured Credit Investor on 2008-02-06T14:09:53Z]

ProLogis Q4 2007 Earnings Call Transcript Seeking Alpha, NY - Feb 7, 2008 Beginning with property operations, for 2007 our net operating income from our wholly owned portfolio was $787 million, driven by same-store NOI growth of [via Seeking Alpha on 2008-02-07T21:21:45Z]

Most new jobs higher paying London Free Press, Canada - Jan 28, 2008 By JULIAN BELTRAME, CP OTTAWA -- The Canadian economy created an abundance of high-paying, high-quality jobs last year to offset the loss in the battered [via London Free Press on 2008-01-29T06:33:12Z]

Business News AOL Canada, Canada - Jan 29, 2008 (TSX:TRP) increased its dividend Tuesday while reporting a 40 per cent rise in fourth-quarter net income to $377 million, boosting its full-year profit 13 [via AOL Canada on 2008-01-29T16:35:46Z]

SCA downgraded Structured Credit Investor, UK - Feb 13, 2008 Moody's and S&P have downgraded Whistlejacket Capital's MTN and CP ratings, following an enforcement event. Approximately US$6.4bn of securities have been [via Structured Credit Investor on 2008-02-13T14:09:42Z]

Never trust an operating system.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Ishare Nq Biotch

Power pick of the day: Ishare Nq Biotch (IBB) trading at USD 77.99.

  • 52-wk range: USD 72.37 - 89.00
  • EPS: 0.00
  • P/E Ratio:
  • Market Cap:
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,452,330

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- "If you're going to suggest I try dropping twenty feet down a pitch dark tower in the hope of hitting a couple of greasy little steps which might not even still be there, you can forget it," said Rincewind sharply. - "There is an alternative, then." - "Out with it, man." - "You could drop five hundred feet down a pitch black tower and hit stones which certainly are there," said Twoflower. Dead silence from below him. Then Rincewind said, accusingly, "That was sarcasm." -- (Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic)

Monday, February 18, 2008

Brush Engineered

Power pick of the day: Brush Engineered (BW) trading at USD 27.78.

  • 52-wk range: USD 24.38 - 61.82
  • EPS: 2.585
  • P/E Ratio: 10.82
  • Market Cap: 566.4M
  • Average Daily Volume: 365,527

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Recent News

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. Reports Record Annual Sales FOXBusiness - Feb 8, 2008 Brush Engineered Materials will conduct a teleconference in conjunction with today's release. The teleconference begins at 2:00 pm Eastern Time, February 8, [via FOXBusiness on 2008-02-09T03:59:31Z]

Forbes, NY - Feb 8, 2008 BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - Brush Engineered Materials Inc. Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $12.3 million, or 60 cents a share, [via Forbes on 2008-02-08T14:40:53Z]

UPDATE 1-Brush Engineered Q4 profit down, shares sink Reuters - Feb 8, 2008 Feb 8 (Reuters) - Brush Engineered Materials Inc (BW.N: Quote, Profile, Research) posted a lower fourth-quarter profit, hurt by lesser production, [via Reuters on 2008-02-08T15:40:14Z]

UPDATE 2-Brush Engineered Q4 profit down, shares fall Reuters - Feb 8, 2008 By Nachiket Kelkar BANGALORE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Brush Engineered Materials Inc's (BW.N: Quote, Profile, Research) fourth-quarter profit more than halved, [via Reuters on 2008-02-08T19:44:28Z]

WELT ONLINE, Germany - Feb 4, 2008 Commenting on the completion of the acquisition, Dick Hipple, Brush Engineered Materials’ Chairman, President and CEO, said, "We are excited to have [via WELT ONLINE on 2008-02-04T21:40:31Z]

Regulators Clear Brush Engineered Buy Forbes, NY - Jan 28, 2008 AP 01.28.08, 2:26 PM ET Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Brush Engineered Materials Inc.'s $90 million purchase of Techni-Met Inc., a government [via Forbes on 2008-01-28T19:38:04Z]

RTT News, NY - Feb 8, 2008 2/8/2008 10:44:47 AM Friday morning, Brush Engineered Materials Inc. (BW) announced financial results for the fourth quarter, reporting a sharp fall in [via RTT News on 2008-02-08T15:55:19Z]

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. Announces Annual Meeting Date Centre Daily Times, PA - Feb 7, 2008 CLEVELAND — Brush Engineered Materials Inc. (NYSE:BW) today announced March 10, 2008 as the record date for shareholders' voting at its Annual Meeting to be [via Centre Daily Times on 2008-02-07T16:30:32Z]

Brush Engineered Materials Q4 EPS Falls; Guides FY08 - Quick Facts Trading Markets (press release), CA - Feb 8, 2008 (RTTNews) - Brush Engineered Materials Inc. (BW | news | PowerRating | PR Charts ) on Friday reported fourth quarter net income of $12.3 million or $0.60 [via Quick Facts - Trading Markets (press release) on 2008-02-08T14:22:02Z]

Brush Profit Falls on Tough Comps - Feb 8, 2008 NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Brush Engineered Materials Inc. said Friday its fourth-quarter profit dropped 59 percent, on tough comparisons to a prior-year [via on 2008-02-08T15:58:49Z]

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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Estee Lauder Cos

Power pick of the day: Estee Lauder Cos (EL) trading at USD 43.45.

  • 52-wk range: USD 37.03 - 52.31
  • EPS: 2.231
  • P/E Ratio: 19.50
  • Market Cap: 8.405B
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,787,840

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Recent News

Estee Lauder profit rises, keeps full-year forecast MarketWatch - Feb 1, 2008 By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Cosmetics giant Estee Lauder Cos. said Friday its second-quarter profit rose 7.7%, driven by sales [via MarketWatch on 2008-02-01T17:01:16Z]

UPDATE 2-Estee Lauder keeps fiscal-year view; shares rise Forbes, NY - Feb 1, 2008 By Aarthi Sivaraman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Estee Lauder Cos Inc stood by its fiscal-year profit outlook Friday as it banks on lucrative international sales [via Forbes on 2008-02-01T15:09:14Z]

Estee Lauder posts 3Q, annual outlook BusinessWeek - Feb 1, 2008 Cosmetic company Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. said Friday its third quarter profit will fall below Wall Street analysts estimates. The company expects earnings of [via BusinessWeek on 2008-02-01T14:33:08Z]

Estee Lauder keeps fiscal-year view Reuters - Feb 1, 2008 By Aarthi Sivaraman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Estee Lauder Cos Inc (EL.N: Quote, Profile, Research) reported a higher quarterly profit and stood by its 2008 [via Reuters on 2008-02-01T19:03:11Z]

Overseas Sales Boost Estee Lauder Profit Forbes, NY - Feb 1, 2008 AP 02.01.08, 8:25 AM ET Strong international sales helped offset a soft US retail environment, giving makeup and fragrance maker Estee Lauder Cos. an 8 [via Forbes on 2008-02-01T13:31:28Z]

UPDATE 1-Estee Lauder quarterly profit rises Reuters - Feb 1, 2008 NEW YORK, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Cosmetics company Estee Lauder Cos Inc (EL.N: Quote, Profile, Research) reported a higher quarterly profit on Friday, [via Reuters on 2008-02-01T13:01:40Z]

Estee Lauder's Clinique to premier on QVC channel Reuters - Feb 1, 2008 NEW YORK, Feb 1 (Reuters) - US cosmetics company Estee Lauder Cos Inc's (EL.N: Quote, Profile, Research) Clinique brand will debut on television shopping [via Reuters on 2008-02-01T15:23:18Z]

Women's Wear Daily - Feb 7, 2008 BOMBOY TO LAUDER: BeautyBank, a division of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., has named Catherine Bomboy vice president of global communications. [via Women's Wear Daily on 2008-02-08T05:09:44Z]

Estee Lauder quarterly profit rises Forbes, NY - Feb 1, 2008 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cosmetics company Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported higher quarterly profit Friday as growing international sales offset weak revenue from [via Forbes on 2008-02-01T12:52:39Z]

Estee Lauder Division Head Sells Shares Houston Chronicle, United States - Jan 28, 2008 2008 AP NEW YORK — The chairman of Clinique Labs LLC, a division of cosmetic company Estee Lauder Cos. Inc., sold 120000 shares of common stock, [via Houston Chronicle on 2008-01-28T19:57:44Z]

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