Market Overview

Stocks To Watch For September 4, 2012

Share:
Stocks To Watch For September 4, 2012
Related SFD
Government Shutdown Takes A Bite Out of U.S. Food Production, Safety and Pricing Data
UPDATE: BMO Capital Markets Terminates Coverage on Smithfield Foods Following Acquisition by Shuanghui International
Related GM
Exclusive: Fund Manager Zachary Savas Says Auto Is A 'Sexy Market,' Informatics Will Drive The Industry
Fast Money Halftime Report Final Trade From February 24
The Vetr community has upgraded $GM to 3-Stars. (Vetr)

Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Smithfield Foods (NYSE: SFD) to report its Q1 earnings at $0.45 per share on revenue of $3.16 billion. Smithfield shares gained 0.67% to $19.45 in after-hours trading.

General Motors (NYSE: GM) is expected to report its sales figures for August. According to Truecar.com, GM is likely to post 4% rise in vehicle sales. GM shares fell 0.13% to $21.32 in the after-hours trading session.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) announced its plans to acquire Medicis Pharmaceutical (NYSE: MRX) for $2.6 billion in cash. Valeant shares gained 0.16% to close at $51.27 on Friday, while Medicis shares dropped 0.97% to close at $31.56 on Friday.

Ford (NYSE: F) is projected to report sales figures for August. According to Truecar.com, Ford is expected to post 10% growth in vehicle sales. Ford shares gained 0.11% to $9.35 in the after-hours trading session.

Analysts expect Campbell Soup Co (NYSE: CPB) to report its Q4 earnings at $0.39 per share on revenue of $1.59 billion. Campbell shares declined 0.11% to $35.10 in after-hours trading.

Posted-In: Stocks To WatchEarnings News M&A Pre-Market Outlook Markets Trading Ideas

 

Related Articles (CPB + F)

Around the Web, We're Loving...

Get Benzinga's Newsletters

Our Experts vs. S&P 500Powered by Benzinga
Marketfy Products Return S&P 500
Morning Profit Maker 42.72% 6.69%
The Option Prophet 91.14% 6.69%
SecretCaps 26.55% 6.69%
Short-Term Trend Trading 11.89% 6.69%
View the highest rated products→