Miles J. Stoner, @StockHollywood

Dallas, Texas

6.29.2010

Preview June 30

  1. MELA Sciences (MELA:$8.30,00$-0.56,00-6.32%) dropped in evening trade after announcing plans to sell shares in an offering.
  2. General Mills (GIS:$36.90,00$-0.50,00-1.34%) declined in after-hours trade after meeting Q4 earnings expectations and issuing 2011 guidance below the Street view.
  3. OMNOVA Solutions (OMN:$7.27,00$-0.37,00-4.84%) reports Q2 earnings of $0.33 per share, up from $0.12 per share last year. Sales were $65.1 mln, up 40% from last year's quarter.
  4. More US Gulf Oil, Gas Production Being Shut In Due To Alex: Royal Dutch Shell (RDS/B:$49.24,00$-1.69,00-3.32%) , BP PLC (BP:$27.67...) , Chevron Corp. (CVX:...) , Apache Corp. (APA:$84.51,00$-3.20,00-3.65%) , Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM:...) and ConocoPhillips (COP:...) Exxon Mobil (XOM:...).
  5. TIB Financial (TIBB:$0.6911,$-0.0189,-2.66%) Released from After-Hours Halt - Plummeting 26% to 0.48. Why did they drop? (NAFH) has agreed to invest approximately $175 million in TIB through the purchase of newly issued shares of TIB common stock and convertible preferred stock.
  6. TomoTherapy (TOMO:$3.01,00$-0.08,00-2.59%) announced it signed an equipment supply group purchasing agreement with Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of Premier, Inc.
  7. Shares of Merck & Co. (MRK:$35.43,00$-0.51,00-1.42%) were flat in after-hours trading after the company said it prevailed in a case brought by the State of Louisiana related to Vioxx.
  8. Lubrizol (LZ:$79.42,00$-4.52,00-5.38%) said its board authorized an expansion of the company's share repurchase program that, combined with its existing program, permits Lubrizol to repurchase up to 7.2 million of its common shares, effective immediately. This authorization represents approximately 10 percent of the company's common shares currently outstanding.
  9. Sealy Corp. (ZZ:$2.94,00$-0.08,00-2.65%) shares were down in after-hours trading after the company reported Q2 earnings that were in-line with analyst expectations.
  10. CACI International Inc (CACI:$41.62,00$-0.78,00-1.84%) said on Tuesday it expects higher earnings and revenue for its upcoming fiscal year, citing demand for intelligence and mission-critical services.
  11. Massey Energy Co.'s (MEE:$27.95,00$-2.25,00-7.45%), huge drop today along with everything and Senate passed measure to tighten up mine safety. Keep an eye on this stock for tomorrow. 
  12. Shares of Citigroup Inc. (C:$3.73...) appeared to fall as much as 17% Tuesday because of a reporting error that triggered a single-stock circuit breaker.
  13. Even on a day when the entire tech sector took a beating, chip maker Micron Technology Inc. (MU:$8.67,00$-1.35,00-13.47%) stood out, as its shares slumped more than 13% on concerns about the growth rates for DRAM chips.
  14. Apollo Group (APOL:$43.13,00$-1.38,00-3.10%) is expected to report third-quarter earnings of $1.56 per share, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
  15.  Tesla Motors Inc.'s (TSLA:$23.89,00$6.89,0040.53%) shares closed up 41% in its trading debut Tuesday--the second-best IPO gain of the year--after the electric- car maker's offering priced above expectations.
  16. (QQQQ:$43.37, -$1.74, -3.86%), took a hit today, safe haven though, could move up tomorrow if we get some of the losses back the mkt took today. 
  17. Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS:$13.27,00$-3.14,00-19.13%) shares hit their lowest level in more than a year even as its chief executive said on Tuesday that the bookseller could dominate a quarter of the growing e-books market within a few years and generate billions of dollars in new sales.
  18. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS:$22.84, -$2.51, -9.9%) daaaaaaaaaaaamn, 10% down.. big gap down but still nearly $2 dollars south since the open… shoulda coulda woulda, wasn’t trying to “push” it today
  19. SLB - Oilfield Services provides range of products and services from exploration to production. WesternGeco is an advanced surface seismic acquisition. Company could assist BP in cleanup, etc. 
  20. ERX - Bull energy ETF
  21. IAU - Comex gold ETF
  22. DGP - Double Long Gold ETF
  23. DZZ - Double Short Gold ETF
  24. After Hours gainers
    • AMZN, ORCL, SNDK, CODI, RIMM, BGS, BEE.
Most stocks above are for intra-day scalps, stock that will move tomorrow, strong stocks that are going up I buy and get out when I'm happy with the gain. weaker stocks going down I will short and get out when I'm happy with the gain, but I usually close out every position before close. Intraday Scalping.