NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- MGM Resorts ( MGM - Get Report) posted a fourth-quarter loss of $139 million, or 29 cents a share. The period includes a reduction in an income tax benefit of $32 million, or 7 cents a share.

Analysts expected the company to report a loss of 22 cents a share.

The stock fell 2% to $15.23 in premarket trading Monday.

Emergency Medical Services ( EMS) will be acquired by private-equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for $64 a share, or $3.2 billion plus debt.

The stock fell 10.8% to $63 in premarket trading Monday.

EchoStar ( SATS - Get Report) agreed to buy Hughes Communications ( HUGH), a provider of broadband satellite networks, for about $2 billion, plus debt.

Shares of Hughes fell in premarket trading Monday to $59.50, off 3.7%. EchoStar closed at $29.88 on Friday; there were no premarket trades for the stock.

General Electric ( GE - Get Report) agreed to buy the well support division of the U.K.'s John Wood Group for about $2.8 billion.

GE shares rose 8 cents to $21.41 in premarket trading Monday.

Shares of Nokia ( NOK - Get Report) fell 4.2% to $8.97 in premarket trading Monday after getting downgraded to underweight from overweight at J.P. Morgan Cazenove.

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