SAN FRANCISCO – Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Research In Motion Ltd., Dana Corp. and Lexar Media Inc.
Comstock Homebuilding Cos. (CHCI) is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings of 65 cents a share, according to analysts polled by Thomson First Call.
Herley Industries Inc. (HRLY) is seen posting a fiscal second-quarter profit of 25 cents a share.
Jo-Ann Stores Inc.'s (JAS) fourth-quarter per-share profit is expected to be 31 cents.
Lexar Media Inc. (LEXR) is expected to report a loss of 15 cents a share in its fourth quarter
Semtech Corp. (SMTC) fourth-quarter results are expected to show a per-share profit of 17 cents
After Friday's closing bell, Research in Motion Ltd. (RIMM) said it has agreed to pay NTP Inc. $612.5 million to settle a patent dispute over the widely used BlackBerry wireless-email service. See full story. See After Hours column.
United States Steel Corp. (X) has opened talks to acquire AK Steel Corp. (AKS) in a deal aimed at forging a stronger market presence in the rapidly contracting global steel industry, according to a media report.
Dana Corp. (DCN) threw its U.S. operations into voluntary bankruptcy on bankruptcy, conceding they were no longer able to meet financial commitments. See full story.
Hercules Inc. (HPC) has revised its fourth-quarter net loss to $79.2 million, or 73 cents a share, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Wilmington, Del.-based chemicals company previously reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $67.9 million, or 62 cents a share. Hercules said it revised its results to reflect an adjustment to the impairment of goodwill attributable to its FiberVisions division.
Bankrupt Northwest Airlines (NWACQ) and its pilots union said they hammered out a tentative labor agreement, a major step toward averting a strike at the nation's No. 4 carrier. See full story.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) said all its pharmacies will begin carrying Plan B contraceptives, effective March 20, reversing the retailer's resistance to marketing the products. See full story.