SAN FRANCISCO – Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.(XMSR), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) and Celgene Corp. (CELG).
Altera Corp. (ALTR) is expected to report earnings per share of 25 cents for the third quarter, according to analyst polled by Thomson First Call.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) is expected to post per-share income of $1.35 fro the third quarter.
El Paso Corp. (EP) is expected to report income of 16 cents per share for the third quarter.
Fluor Corp. (FLR) is expected to post earnings per share of 17 cents for the third quarter.
Goodrich Petroleum (GDP) is expected to report a breakeven per-share result for the third quarter.
Liberty Media Corp. (LINTA) is expected to post second-quarter per-share income of 13 cents.
Marvel Entertainment Inc. (MVL) is expected to report earnings of 12 cents per share for the third quarter.
Overstock.com Inc. (OSTK) is expected to post a per-share loss of 82 cents for the third quarter.
RealNetworks Inc. (RNWK) is expected to post third-quarter per-share income of 22 cents.
XM Satellite (XMSR) is expected to report a third-quarter per-share loss of 46 cents.
After Friday's closing bell, Celgene (CELG) said its public offering of 20 million shares has priced at $51.60 a share, raising $1.03 billion. See After Hours column.
Aztar Corp. (AZR) said its agreement to sell Casino Aztar Caruthersville to Fortunes Entertainment LLC has been mutually terminated. Aztar added that the Missouri Gaming Commission will appoint a supervisor of Casino Aztar Caruthersville to become effective upon the closing of Aztar's merger with Columbia Entertainment that is expected in the fourth quarter.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKA) (BRKB) reported third-quarter net earnings of $2.77 billion, or $1,797 a share, more than quadrupling income of $586 million, or $381 a share, in the year-ago period. See full story.
Bisys Group Inc. (BSG) said the Securities and Exchange Commission staff has agreed to recommend that the SEC accept a settlement of its investigation into the company's restatements of its financial results filed Aug. 10, 2004 and April 26, 2006. The proposed settlement calls for Bisys to refrain from future violations of federal securities laws and SEC rules, and to pay $25.1 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest.
Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) said the Food and Drug Administration has approved the NexStent carotid stent and monorail delivery system for use in patients with carotid artery disease who are at high risk for surgery. The stent is manufactured by EndoTex Interventional Systems Inc. and has been distributed exclusively by Boston Scientific outside the United States. Boston Scientific added that it will acquire EndoTex within 90 days as the companies agreed.
Corautus Genetics Inc. (VEGF) said President and Chief Executive Richard Otto and Chief Financial Officer Robert Atwood will no longer work for the company, effective Dec. 31. Both executives will remain on the company's board and serve as part-time consultants.
Encore Medical Corp. (ENMC) said it has completed going private through a merger with a company newly formed and controlled by Blackstone Capital Partners V L.P. in an $887 million deal.
Harrah's Entertainment Inc. (HET) said it has acquired or received acceptances for about 83% of London Clubs International plc's ordinary shares. Las Vegas-based Harrah's expects to control 100% of London Clubs by the end of the fourth quarter.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) said it has completed its acquisition of Raylo Chemicals Inc. for 107 million euros ($136.1 million). Gilead said it intends to utilize the site for process research and scale-up of clinical development candidates, among other purposes.
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) said four laptops that are no longer in regular use are missing from the company's corporate support center in Seattle. The coffee giant said two of the laptops contained private information, such as names and social security numbers, of almost 60,000 United States employees, as well as less than 80 Canadian partners and contractors employed prior to Dec. 31, 2003.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) said it has received a non-compliance notice from Nasdaq due to the company's delayed Form 10-Q filing for the quarter ended July 31. The company has scheduled a meeting with the Nasdaq listing qualifications panel to address its plan to regain compliance.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) , which just turned in softer-than-expected same-store sales growth for October and forecast flat results for November, on Friday said it was cutting prices on nearly a hundred electronics products, including high-definition TVs, digital cameras and cell phones.