Stocks to Watch, July 10: Dominion Homes, MetLife and Alcoa

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Monday's session are Dominion Homes Inc., MetLife Inc. and Alcoa Inc.

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Alcoa (AA) is expected to report earnings per share for the second quarter of 86 cents, according to analysts polled by Thomson First Call.

Audiovox Corp. (VOXX) will report first-quarter results after the markets close.

Bank of Granite Corp. (GRAN) is expected to report second-quarter per-share income of 34 cents.

Chattem Inc. (CHTT) is seen reporting per-share income for the second quarter of 58 cents.

CVS Corp. (CVS) is scheduled to report June sales.

Electroglas Inc. (EGLS) is expected to report a loss per share for the fourth quarter of 14 cents.

Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) is seen posting first-quarter per-share earnings of 26 cents.

Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) is expected to report per-share earnings of 96 cents for the third quarter.

Standard Microsystems Corp. (SMSC) is seen reporting first-quarter earnings per share of 24 cents.

WD-40 Co. (WDFC) is expected to post third-quarter earnings per share of 38 cents.

After Friday's closing bell, Dominion Homes (DHOM) reported second-quarter sales of 356 homes worth $66.2 million vs. 655 homes worth $123.1 million in the same period a year earlier.

Citigroup Inc. (C) sold more than 22.4 million shares of MetLife (MET) , unloading the stake that the bank received when it sold its Travelers Life & Annuity business to the insurer last year.

General Motors Corp. (GM) said Friday it would hold exploratory discussions with Renault SA regarding an alliance. Analysts have given a mixed reception to the idea, floated by GM's influential minority shareholder Kirk Kerkorian.

Industrial conglomerate 3M (MMM) on Friday said it expects earnings excluding items for the second quarter to miss its previous outlook due to lower-than-expected sales volumes and higher-than-anticipated new capacity start-up costs in its optical-systems division.

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Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) said former U.S. senator Thomas Daschle has resigned from its board effective as of today. Daschle told the New York-based investment company that he resigned because other commitments made him unable to continue as a director.

Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) said it has completed its $464 million cash acquisition of Applied Films Corp., a supplier of equipment used in manufacturing flat panel displays.

AT&T Inc. (T) and BellSouth Corp.'s (BLS) Cingular Wireless said it is refuting points made in a lawsuit against the company by the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights. The foundation has alleged that Cingular Wireless misled and overcharged millions of AT&T cell phone users when Cingular bought AT&T Wireless.

Falconbridge Ltd. (FAL) reiterated its recommendation of Inco Ltd.'s (N) offer to acquire Falconbridge as a response to Xstrata Plc's extension of its current offer for Falconbridge.

Global Payment Technologies Inc. (GPTX) said Thomas Oliveri, chief operating officer, has resigned for personal reasons.

Hologic Inc. (HOLX) said it signed a consent agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that would resolve the dispute regarding Hologic's acquisition of the Mammotest prone bed breast biopsy system intellectual property. Also, Hologic said the FTC has closed its investigation into Hologic's pending acquisition of Suros Surgical Systems Inc.

Hurray Holdings Co. (HRAY) said it sees a significant negative impact on its wireless value added services business for the rest of 2006 due to new operator policies introduced by wireless operator China Mobile Communication Corp.

Intevac Inc. (IVAC) said it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Unaxis USA Inc., and affiliates. The suit claims infringement of a patent related to Intevac's 200 Lean magnetic media sputtering equipment.

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) said it sees a loss of more than $1.2 million due to the flooding and temporary closure of its Binghamton, N.Y., plant and offices.

Linn Energy LLC (LINE) said the Nasdaq has indicated that the company is now compliant with all marketplace rules. The oil and gas concern added that its shares will remain listed. The company became current in its reporting requirements it filed its 2005 Form 10-K and first quarter 2006 Form 10-Q.

Mair Holdings Inc.'s (MAIR) Mesaba Aviation Inc. unit said June traffic fell 38.8% to 108.6 million revenue passenger miles. Load factor, or the percentage of a plane filled with passengers, rose 1.5 percentage points to 72.8%, while net capacity fell 40% to 149.3 million available seat miles.

Mediware Information Systems Inc. (MEDW) said Jill Suppes has stepped down as chief financial officer to pursue other interests.

MI Developments Inc. (MIM) said Doug Tatters has resigned from his position as chief financial officer. The Canadian real estate company said John Simonetti, its chief executive officer, will also be its interim CFO.

Nicor Inc. (GAS) said it has reached a tentative agreement with the staff of the enforcement division of the Securities and Exchange Commission in settlement of an anticipated civil action. Under the settlement, the Naperville, Ill.-based natural gas company will be subject to disgorgement of one dollar, a $10 million monetary fine and an injunction.

Parker Hannifin Corp. (PH) said June North American industrial orders rose 7% from levels reached during the same period last year. Rest-of-world industrial orders rose 8%.

Petroleum Development Corp. (PETD) said the Nasdaq has indicated that the company is compliant with its marketplace rules. Nasdaq will continue to list the concern's shares.

Teck Cominco Ltd. (TCK) said it has received European regulatory clearance for its proposed acquisition of Canadian nickel mining company Inco Ltd. (N). Teck Cominco said it has now received all necessary anti-trust clearances in its $16 billion bid to acquire Inco.

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