( GEHL) was one of Monday's small-cap winners as the Wisconsin-based construction- and agricultural-equipment maker reported higher third-quarter earnings. Looking ahead, the company reaffirmed its full-year guidance for earnings from continuing operations of $2.20 to $2.30 a share on revenue of $485 million to $495 million. Shares were trading up $3.23, or 11.9%, to $30.44.
Bristol West Holdings
( BRW) gained after the Davie, Fla.-based property and casualty insurance company was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to hold from sell. Shares were gaining 52 cents, or 3.8%, to $14.16.
( ARJ) rose after the Norwalk, Conn.-based company beat Wall Street's third-quarter earnings expectations. Arch also said it expects full-year sales to increase about 7% to 9% and earnings from continuing operations to range from $1.60 to $1.70 a share. Analysts are looking for earnings of $1.69 a share. Shares were up $1.71, or 5.5%, to $33.07.
slipped after the Baton Rouge, La.-based home health care and hospice company said it had filed to sell 3 million shares. The underwriters may buy up to an additional 450,000 shares. The shares in the offering do not take into account the impact of the 4-for-3 stock split Amedisys announced on Oct. 25. Shares were falling $3.14, or 7.3%, to $39.91.
lost ground after the Quincy, Ill.-based tire company reported a decline in third-quarter earnings. The company posted income of $500,000, or 2 cents a share, compared with $1.2 million, or 6 cents a share, a year ago. Sales increased 52% to $156.1 million. Shares were losing 84 cents, or 4.4%, to $18.25.