John J. Edwards III
Ho-hum, just another unprecedented 346.26-point week for the
. One wonders how boring next week will be. Let these post-close items be your pillow as you slip into a restful weekend:
said it expects a second-quarter operating loss of about 21 cents per share, worse than the First Call estimate of a 12-cent loss. The company, which makes semiconductor equipment, earned 4 cents in the year-ago period.
El Chico Restaurants
said it rejected a proposal to acquire the company that would have valued El Chico at more than its market price.
, a major El Chico shareholder, objected to the rejection, the company said. El Chico closed Friday at 7 1/4, up 1/8.
corrected its fourth-quarter sales figure to $46.071 million from $38.074 million, saying the reported loss of 11 cents per share remains valid.
Community Care of America
said it is evaluating several "expressions of interest from potential acquirers" with the help of
said its second-quarter results may not exceed break-even. First Call was looking for a profit of 23 cents per share versus the year-ago 21 cents.
, which is contesting its delisting from the
Nasdaq Stock Market
, was hit by a shareholder lawsuit charging that it misrepresented its Nevada gold prospects.
Happy Father's Day
to all you dads out there!
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