SAN FRANCISCO – Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are JetBlue Airways Corp., Ryan's Restaurant Group Inc. and Tier Technologies Inc.
Bob Evans Farms Inc. (BOBE) is expected to report earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 37 cents, according to the two analysts polled by Thomson First Call.
Accuride Corp. (ACW) said International Truck and Engine Corp. has awarded Accuride's Fabco unit a contract to provide front-drive axles and transfer cases.
CapitalSouth Bancorp (CAPB) said it sees pro forma per-share income for fiscal 2006 of at least 80 cents. For fiscal 2007, the bank operator is looking for a per-share result of $1.
Great American Financial Resources Inc. (GFR) said it has completed selling Chatham Bars Inn, a Cape Cod, Mass. resort property for $166 million. The Cincinnati-based insurance holding company expects to report a gain of $29 million to $32 million, and will be included in second-quarter results.
Harrah's Operating Co., a subsidiary of Harrah's Entertainment Inc. (HET) , said it plans to offer $750 million of its 6.5% senior notes due 2016.
JetBlue (JBLU) won a government auction for an air-ground spectrum license with a $7.02 million bid placed through LiveTV LLC, its entertainment subsidiary, according to a media report.
Russ Berrie and Co. (RUS) reported a first-quarter net loss of $4.99 million, or 24 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $1.72 million, or 8 cents a share, during the year-ago period. Revenue at the Oakland, N.J.-based toy company rose 9.4% to $77.4 million from $70.7 million.
Ryan's (RYAN) said same-restaurant sales for the four weeks ended May 31 fell by 1.7% compared with the year-ago period. Total sales for the month were $65.3 million, down 3% from a year ago, the Greer, S.C.-based restaurant chain said.
Sepracor Inc. (SEPR) said it has received a letter of inquiry from the Securities and Exchange Commission requesting documents about the company's stock-option grants and practices.
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group Inc. (SWRG) said comparable consolidated restaurant sales for May were $9.3 million, 3.9% less than during the same period in the prior year. Total consolidated sales for month were $9.7 million, down 6.9% from last year.
Standard Pacific Corp. (SPF) said April and May new home orders were 41% lower than during the same period in the prior year. The home builder said it expects to lower its earnings and delivery guidance for the full year.
Tier (TIER) said it has received a subpoena from the Philadelphia District Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission requesting documents about financial reporting and personnel issues.
Watts Water Technologies Inc. (WTS) said it has acquired Calflex Manufacturing Inc. Financial terms of the asset purchase transaction weren't disclosed.
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) raised its quarterly dividend 13% to 4.5 cents from 4 cents a share. The dividend is payable July 18 to shareholders of record as of July 3, the Omaha, Neb.-based trucking and logistics company said.