Today's Winners and Losers: Dillard's

The department-store operator's first-quarter earnings easily top estimates.
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Shares of


(DDS) - Get Report

were among the


winners Monday, rising 5% after the department-store operator posted better-than-expected first-quarter results.

The company reported over the weekend that it earned $61.3 million, or 77 cents a share, on total revenue of $1.88 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected earnings of 56 cents a share and revenue of $1.86 billion. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $38 million, or 46 cents a share, on revenue of $1.84 billion. Dillard's posted a 2% increase in same-store sales during the most recent period, as strong sales of accessories, lingerie and furniture offset weakness in children's apparel. Shares were trading up $1.18 to $26.86.

Campbell Soup

(CPB) - Get Report

rose 1% after the company posted better-than-expected third-quarter results and boosted its full-year earnings outlook. For the quarter ended April 30, the company posted earnings of $166 million, or 40 cents a share, up from $146 million, or 35 cents a share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $1.84 billion from $1.74 billion. Analysts expected earnings of 35 cents a share and revenue of $1.8 billion. "Our U.S. soup business was exceptionally strong on both the top and bottom line," the company said.

Campbell Soup now sees 2006 earnings growth of 9% to 10%, up from an earlier forecast of 5% to 7%. Analysts project earnings of $1.76 a share, up 7% from last year's $1.64 a share. Shares were trading up 19 cents to $32.43.

Shares of

NYSE Group


fell 5% after the exchange offered to buy Euronext, a European operator of securities exchanges, for about $10.2 billion in cash and stock. "This transaction will produce significant synergies, outstanding value and growth opportunities, as well as tremendous benefits to all of our stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, employees, issuers and investors," NYSE Group said.

Euronext, which is already mulling a competing offer from Germany's Deutsche Boerse, said that it would "consider the two proposals received and other indications of interest" ahead of its annual shareholders meeting scheduled for Tuesday. The combined company would have a market capitalization of $21 billion and oversee some $27 trillion worth of listed companies. Shares of NYSE Group were down $3.16 to $61.34.


(CTV) - Get Report

rose 3% after the maker of cables lifted its second-quarter revenue and operating margin forecasts. The company now sees revenue of $400 million to $420 million, up from an earlier view of $390 million to $410 million. Analysts project revenue of $374.7 million. Operating margin is now seen at 7.5% to 8.5%, up from an earlier forecast of 7% to 8%. CommScope didn't change its full-year guidance. Shares were up 97 cents to $28.73.

Shares of


(LOW) - Get Report

fell 4% after the home-improvement retailer posted better-than-expected first-quarter results but issued second-quarter revenue guidance that fell short of expectations. The company reported first-quarter earnings of $841 million, or $1.06 a share, on revenue of $11.92 billion. Analysts expected earnings of 94 cents a share and revenue of $11.84 billion. During the year-earlier quarter, Lowe's earned $586 million, or 73 cents a share, on revenue of $9.91 billion.

For the second quarter, Lowe's expects a profit of $1.21 to $1.24 a share, with about 12% revenue growth. Analysts project earnings of $1.23 a share on revenue of $13.59 billion, or revenue growth of 14%. Shares were trading down $2.74 to $59.90.

NYSE volume leaders included

Lucent Technologies


, up 2 cents to $2.57;

Time Warner


, up 3 cents to $17.48;


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, down 14 cents to $6.89;

Advanced Micro Devices

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, down $1.26 to $33.69;


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, down $1.68 to $22.82;


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, up 16 cents to $23.98;

Boston Scientific

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, down 37 cents to $19.78; and

General Electric

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, up 13 cents to $34.29.


volume leaders included


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, up 9 cents to $22.65;


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, down 16 cents to $18.20;

Cisco Systems

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, down 8 cents to $20.79;

Sirius Satellite Radio

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, unchanged at $4;



, unchanged at $2.78;



, up 58 cents to $30.11; and

Juniper Networks

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, up 58 cents to $15.64.