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Stocks To Watch For January 14, 2013

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

Wall Street expects PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) to report its Q4 earnings at $1.53 per share on revenue of $3.59 billion. PPG shares gained 0.23% to close at $142.10 on Friday.

Vera Bradley (NASDAQ: VRA) announced the resignation of its Chief Financial and Administrative Officer Jeffrey A. Blade. Vera Bradley shares dropped 2.69% to $22.77 in the after-hours trading session.

Analysts expect Material Sciences (NASDAQ: MASC) to report its Q3 earnings at $0.21 per share on revenue of $34.70 million. Material Sciences shares declined 1.09% to $10.00 in after-hours trading.

Shares of Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) surged 16.38% on Friday after the company reported a 1.4% drop in its holiday comparable sales in the nine weeks ended January 5. However, analysts were expecting a 3% fall in comparable sales. Best Buy shares fell 0.35% to $14.16 in after-hours trading.

Hostess Brands announced its plans to sell most of its bread business to Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO) for $390 million. Flowers Foods shares fell 0.05% to $24.82 in the after-hours trading session.

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