Stocks to Watch: Green Mountain, PVH, Facebook

NEW YORK -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR) is expected by analysts Tuesday to post fiscal fourth-quarter profit of 48 cents a share in the September-ended period on revenue of $902.7 million.

Shares of Green Mountain have declined 36% in 2012, and sales have fallen amid increased competition in the wake of the expiration of its K-cup patents.


PVH ( PVH) is expected by analysts to earn $2.30 a share on third-quarter revenue of $1.64 billion. PVH is the owner of brands such as Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Facebook ( FB)shares jumped 8.1% to $25.94 on Monday, the third-biggest rally since the social networking giant went public in May, after Bernstein Research raised its investment rating on Facebook to outperform.


Ralcorp Holdings ( RAH) is seen posting fourth-quarter earnings of 87 cents a share on revenue of $1.1 billion.


Companies also reporting their quarterly results Tuesday include ADT ( ADT), Analog Devices ( ADI), Culp ( CFI), Duane Reade ( DRD) and Zoltek ( ZOLT).

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The board of Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) declared a special dividend of $2.75 a share after Monday's closing bell.


Dollar General ( DG), the discount retailer, will join the S&P 500, replacing Cooper Industries ( CBE), which is being acquired by Eaton ( ETN).


Equity Residential ( EQR) and AvalonBay Communities ( AVB) agreed Monday to jointly purchase the assets of Archstone Enterprise LP, mainly a portfolio of apartment properties, from Lehman Brothers.

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