affiliate also said it has agreed to acquire
. The company said that it would issue roughly 2.6 million shares and options worth about $82 million for Vacationspot.com and issue an another 3 million shares, options and warrants valued at roughly $95 million for Travelscape.com.
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offerings and stock action coverage below.
In other postclose news (earnings estimates from
First Call/Thomson Financial
; earnings reported on a diluted basis unless otherwise specified):
Earnings/revenue reports and previews
reported fourth-quarter earnings of 10 cents a share, a penny better than the 15-analyst estimate and the year-ago earnings of 8 cents.
reported fourth-quarter earnings of 35 cents a share, including a gain of 6 cents. The 13-analyst estimate called for earnings of 26 cents, while the company earned 78 cents in the year-ago period. Airbourne said the lack of growth in domestic shipments handled by the company and the high cost of jet fuel hurt results in the latest fourth quarter.
said it expects to reported fourth-quarter results between breakeven and three cents a share. The report would miss the two-analyst estimate of an 11-cent profit.
said it sees fourth-quarter earnings at about 29 cents and 1999 earnings of about $1.58 a share. This is above the 10-analyst estimate of 28 cents in the fourth quarter and $1.57 for the year.
posted third-quarter earnings of 66 cents a share, in line with the 15-analyst estimate and up from the year-ago 55 cents, which was restated to reflect the acquisition of
reported a first-quarter loss of seven cents a share, wider than the lone-analyst estimate of 5 cents, but narrower than the year-ago loss of 33 cents a share.
reported fourth-quarter earnings of 13 cents a share,a penny better than the seven-analyst estimate . The year-ago earnings of 26 cents includes a charge.
Offerings and stock actions
Corporate Executive Board
has filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission
for 5 million-share secondary offering. The company said shareholders are set to sell the shares, with Corporate Executive receiving none of the offering's profits
said it has set a 2-for-1 stock split.
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
priced an 11.5 million-share IPO for
Impsat Fiber Networks
at $17 a share.
said it set a 2-for-1 stock split. The company posted fourth-quarter earnings of 7 cents a share, beating the six-analyst estimate of 4 cents and up from the year-ago 10-cent loss.
Otter Tail Power
said it set a 2-for-1 stock split. The company also posted fourth-quarter earnings of 81 cents a share, a penny better than the single-analyst estimate but down from the year-ago 87-cent profit.
said it upped its current stock buyback plan to $150 million.
said it has filed with the SEC for a follow-on public offering of 1.6 million shares of
Celera Genomics Group
. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and
are serving as the deal's lead underwriters.
Morgan Stanley priced a 3 million-share IPO for
Quantum Effect Devices
at $16 a share.
Warburg Dillon Read
priced a 5 million-share IPO for
at $26 a share.
said it has applied to test a new formulation of its anti-HIV drug
. Patients would take one pill, once a day, instead the current two-tablet daily prescription.
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