Earnings news and analyst revisions were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Wednesday.
Office supplies retailer OfficeMax posted higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings Wednesday, helped by better retail sales and improved margins, and its shares rose as much as 11 percent.
Here's our latest contest "stock report." It was a good day, bad day as you can see from the best and worst performers--due to earnings. That's obviously going to be the case with every stock--which way the earnings will push the price--and your contest portfolio if you own them. A couple of new names on most active (GMST, AGII) while most widely held remain the same. Here ya go.
Office supply retailer Staples reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and sales ahead of market expectations Thursday and also boosted its dividend to shareholders.
Office supplies retailer OfficeMax said Thursday it swung to a profit in the fourth-quarter from a year-ago period hurt by hefty costs and asset writedowns, and the company said improved vendor income and lower delivery costs helped boost margins in its contract segment.
As far as Cramer is concerned, the Sirius-XM Satellite Radio proposed deal is just the first of many coming over the next two years as corporations race to beat a potential Democratic White House in 2008. But which companies are in the best poised to profit?
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