NEW YORK -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR - Get Report) is expected by analysts Tuesday to post fiscal fourth-quarter profit of 48 cents a share in the September-ended period on revenue of $902.7 million.
Shares of Green Mountain have declined 36% in 2012, and sales have fallen amid increased competition in the wake of the expiration of its K-cup patents.
Facebook (FB - Get Report)shares jumped 8.1% to $25.94 on Monday, the third-biggest rally since the social networking giant went public in May, after Bernstein Research raised its investment rating on Facebook to outperform.
Ralcorp Holdings (RAH) is seen posting fourth-quarter earnings of 87 cents a share on revenue of $1.1 billion.
Companies also reporting their quarterly results Tuesday include ADT (ADT), Analog Devices (ADI), Culp (CFI), Duane Reade (DRD) and Zoltek (ZOLT). 4 More Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume
The board of Las Vegas Sands (LVS - Get Report) declared a special dividend of $2.75 a share after Monday's closing bell.
Dollar General (DG), the discount retailer, will join the S&P 500, replacing Cooper Industries (CBE), which is being acquired by Eaton (ETN).
Equity Residential (EQR) and AvalonBay Communities (AVB) agreed Monday to jointly purchase the assets of Archstone Enterprise LP, mainly a portfolio of apartment properties, from Lehman Brothers. Build a Strong Portfolio With These 2 Stocks
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