, the Bermuda-based maker of Club Car golf carts and Schlage locks, said Chief Financial Officer Timothy McLevish is leaving at the end of September to become CFO at
Shares of Ingersoll-Rand were up 2.4% at $50.27. Kraft was little changed at $31.80.
rose after the company's latest earnings and outlook. The Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., provider of engineering and construction services had fourth-quarter income from continuing operations of $14.5 million, or 35 cents a share, up from $10.1 million, or 25 cents a share, a year earlier.
Total contract revenue jumped 25.3% to $317.3 million. For the first quarter, Dycom is forecasting revenue of $310 million to $330 million and earnings of 31 cents to 37 cents a share.
Separately, Dycom said its board authorized the repurchase of up to $15 million of common stock. Shares of Dycom were gaining 14.6% to $27.79.
, the Cincinnati-based department store operator, priced a public offering of $350 million of senior notes due 2013. The notes will bear interest at a rate of 5.875% a year.
The proceeds from the offering will be used by Macy's Retail Holdings to repay borrowings outstanding under its commercial paper facility and for general corporate purposes. Fitch Ratings assigned an investment grade "BBB" rating to the notes, but said the outlook is negative. Shares of Macy's were adding 4.4% to $31.16.
( TBL) named Carden Welsh senior vice president and chief administrative officer and appointed John Crimmins as chief financial officer.
The Stratham, N.H., seller of shoes and clothes was up 1.2% at $18.99.
Weapons and space systems developer
reaffirmed its financial guidance for fiscal 2008, saying sales should be $4 billion to $4.1 billion with earnings of $6.15 to $6.25 a share. The Edina, Minn., company also continues to expect orders of approximately $6 billion.
"While we were disappointed that we did not win the upper stage award of NASA's Ares I launch vehicle, we continue to see a bright future for the company's space exploration initiatives and look forward to serving as the prime contractor on the first stage of the Ares I," said Dan Murphy, chairman and CEO. Shares were higher by 0.4% at $105.25.
Republic Airways Holdings
said its board approved a $100 million share buyback. The shares will be purchased on the open market or through privately negotiated transactions.
Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, was rising 3% to $19.57.
( WINN) was down for a second day after the Jacksonville, Fla., supermarket operator predicted a loss for the 2008 fiscal year. The stock was losing 3% at $21.50.
The company had sales for the fiscal 2007 fourth quarter of $1.7 billion, an increase of 1.5% from a year ago. Winn-Dixie had net income for the quarter of $20.6 million, or 38 cents a share, compared with a loss of $17.2 million and 12 cents a share in the fourth quarter last year.