Shares of MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (NASDAQ: MWIV) rose about 0.9% after the company announced its plans to acquire substantially all of the assets of Micro Beef Technologies Ltd for around $60 million, including around $53.4 million in cash and common stock valued at $6.6 million.
Shares of Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR) surged about 8% after the company acquired RealEstate.com, one of the most recognized addresses in the online real estate category, with consistent organic traffic and significant potential for further growth.
Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) rose about 0.8% after the company lifted its quarterly dividend by 33%. Fifth Third Bancorp raised its payout to $0.08 per share from $0.06 per share.
Shares of Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) gained about 7.8% after the company reported a 36% surge in its fiscal first-quarter profit.
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