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Stocks finished narrowly mixed in lackluster trading Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq snapping their five-day winning streak, after a pair of weaker-than-expected economic reports discouraged buying.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a narrowly higher open on Friday as investors traded cautiously ahead of the release of first quarter U.S. GDP figures.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.
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Nov 1- Pentair Ltd reported a higher-than-expected profit on Thursday in a report that does not yet include results from the Tyco International flow control business, which merged with the company last month.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Pentair Ltd reported lower quarterly sales and net profit on Thursday in a report that does not yet include results from the Tyco flow control business, which merged with Pentair last month.
BOCA RATON, Fla.-- ADT Corp., the home monitoring business spun off recently by Tyco International Ltd., said Thursday it has held "constructive" talks with activist shareholder Corvex Management LP. Corvex, founded by Keith Meister, an associate of activist investor Carl Icahn, has taken a 5 percent stake in ADT, which is based in Boca Raton.
NEW YORK, Oct 24- A leading indicator of U.S. construction activity jumped last month, led by demand for new apartment buildings, suggesting U.S. builders and their suppliers may see more work in coming months.
At the same time, we assigned our' A-2' commercial paper rating to Pentair's subsidiary Pentair Finance S.A.' s proposed $1.45 billion CP program. Pentair was formed when Pentair Inc. merged with Tyco International Ltd.' s flow control business. --Pentair Inc. Ratings Raised, Withdrawn After Merger; Pentair Ltd. Assigned' BBB' Rating, Outlook Stable, Sept. 28, 2012.
Oct 11- Tyco International Ltd:. *Imperial Capital cuts Tyco International Ltd to in-line from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Tyco International Ltd:. *Credit Suisse cuts Tyco to neutral- Benzinga.com. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Tyco International Ltd:. *Credit Suisse cuts Tyco International Ltd to neutral from outperform;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 4- Tyco International Ltd:. *UBS cuts Tyco International Ltd price target to $32 from $66; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
--We are affirming our' A-' long-term and' A-2' short-term corporate ratings on Tyco and wholly owned finance subsidiary Tyco International Finance S.A.. Rating Action On Oct. 3, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its' A-' long-term and' A-2' short-term corporate ratings on Tyco and wholly owned finance subsidiary Tyco International Finance S.A..
Oct 03- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Issuer Default Rating and long-term debt ratings at' A-' for Tyco International Ltd. and Tyco International Finance S.A. following completion of the separation transaction on Sept. 28, 2012. The Rating Outlook for Tyco is Stable.
Oct 3- Tyco International Ltd:. *Nomura cuts Tyco International Ltd target price to $30 from $56;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 2- Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to The ADT Corporation. :--Issuer Default Rating' BBB+';-- Short term IDR' F2';-- Commercial Paper' F2'. Fitch is assigning these ratings along with a Stable Outlook in conjunction with the spin-off of ADT from Tyco International, Ltd. on Sept. 28, 2012.
TheStreet.com reports on one analyst who says ADT is a “safe” bet on the housing market.