NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bookseller Barnes & Noble (BKS) - Get Barnes & Noble, Inc. Report was surging 31.6% to $18.57 in premarket trading Friday after saying it has received an acquisition proposal from Liberty Media (LCAPA) that values its shares at $17 each in cash.
were falling 18% to $19.10 after the San Francisco-based fashion apparel retailer
because of higher product costs.
was soaring 17.9% to $31.50 after the company announced that the European Medicine Agency has recommended approval of the marketing of the Fampyra treatment for multiple sclerosis patients who are having trouble walking.
Human Genome Sciences
was adding 10.1% to $30.80 after it and
said that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products has issued a positive opinion for Benlysta as an add-on therapy in adult patients with active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus. GlaxoSmithKline shares were falling 0.9% to $43.22.
Cloud computing applications provider
was popping 7.6% to $146.19 after reporting first-quarter profit of 28 cents a share, beating estimates by a penny.
Communications services company
reported third-quarter profit of 16 cents a share, beating estimates by a penny. Shares were falling 5.2% to $30.98 as investors took profits.
was rising 2.3% to $44.89 after saying Friday it
which had a 10% interest in the blown out Macondo well, to settle all claims between the companies related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in April 2010.
Professional networking site
was rising 1.6% to $95.80 in premarket trading Friday after
a strong debut
the day before. The problem is the company's impressive debut is an
and there could be a hangover for the broad market to deal with after the stock closed up more than 100%.
Private-brand food products distributor
wants to sell its Post cereals unit for about $2 billion to fend off a hostile bid from
, according to reports.
-- Written by Andrea Tse in New York.
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