Cisco Systems ( CSCO), the networking giant, announced Sunday it was buying cloud computing company Meraki for $1.2 billion. Meraki, based in San Francisco, will form Cisco's new Cloud Networking group, which will be led by Meraki CEO Sanjit Biswas. Cisco shares were rising 1.3% to $18.22 in premarket trading.
Retailer Urban Outfitters ( URBN) is expected to earn 41 cents a share in the third quarter on revenue of $692.4 million. Clues to E-Commerce Success
Tyson Foods ( TSN) posted fiscal fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of 55 cents a share on sales of $8.37 billion. analysts forecast earnings of 44 cents a share on sales of $8.49 billion.
Earnings are also expected Monday from Jack in the Box ( JACK), Krispy Kreme ( KKD), Agilent ( A)and Brocade ( BRCD).
BioMimetic Therapeutics ( BMTI)shares rose 82% to $7.57 after it announced Monday an agreement to combine its business with Wright Medical ( WMGI).
News Corp ( NWSA) is expected to announce this week that it will acquire a 49% in the YES Network from the New York Yankees and its partners, according to Reuters, which cited a person with knowledge of the talks. The deal would would value the sports channel at $3 billion, Reuters said. An Assault on Yield-Oriented ETFs
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