PepsiCo (PEP) popped 2%. The world's largest snack maker beat analyst estimates and the company boosted prices for potato chips. – I’d get long, says Joe Terranova, using $58 as a stop.
*Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) popped 18%. Sales of the company’s signature Da Vinci surgical system really took-off. This is one of Fast Money’s featured “Future Trades.” Click here to see them all.
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CEC Entertainment (CEC) popped 24%. The Chuck E. Cheese operator reported strong earnings and raised guidance for the year. – There’s been a huge rally in pizza makers, says an amazed Jeff Macke.
Hershey (HSY) popped 5%. The biggest U.S. chocolate maker increased prices and didn't have many increased costs. – I wouldn’t get involved, says Joe Terranova.
Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) popped 13%. The world's largest appliance maker surged due to increased U.S. market share and rising Latin American sales. – I think it was a relief rally, adds Karen Finerman.
Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) popped 7%. The world's largest car rental company appears to have been oversold going into earnings. – The stock had been beaten senseless, exclaims Jeff Macke.
Philadelphia Consolidated (PHLY) popped 64%. The insurance company announced it will be bought by Tokio Marine Holdings, Japan's largest insurer.
DROPS (stocks that slid lower)
Boeing (BA) dropped 4%. Earnings declined and the airplane maker incurred costs due to a delay in its military aircraft program. – They always cite the mix and this quarter it was bad, explains Karen Finerman.
Zimmer Holdings (ZMH) dropped 7%. The artificial-joint maker will stop selling a product used in hip replacement surgery and it lowered its earnings forecast. – It seems unbelievable to me that sales in this boomer play are weaker, says Pete Najarian.
Ryder System (R) dropped 10%. The truck company announced a reduction in its 2008 forecast. – This is a good reason to own the IYR which is the transportation ETF, counsels Joe Terranova. Spread out your risk.
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Trader disclosure: On July 23, 2008, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Macke Owns (WMT), (COST), (MSFT), (EMC); Najarian Owns (AAPL), (COST), (TSO); Najarian Owns (YHOO) Calls, (CSCO) Calls, (SKF) Calls; Finerman Owns (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT), (PPH), (SUN), (TSO), (VLO); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (C) And (C) Leaps; Finerman's Firm Is Short (IYR), (IJR), (MDY), (SPY); Terranova Owns (BNI), (CME), (RIMM), (VLO), (SA), (FCX), (GOOG), (INTC), (IYT), (XLF), (SU), (YHOO); Terranova Is Long September Crude Oil $154 Call; Terranova Is Short September Crude Oil $130 Put; Terranova Is Short September Crude Oil $130 Call
Terranova Is Chief Alternatives Strategist Of Phoenix Investment Partners, Ltd.; Phoenix Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DBV), (RWX), (LNET), (EXR), (SKT), (DLR), (IGE), (ARE), (DBC), (ABD), (OFC), (CLB), (BLV), (CNTY), (FL), (HPC), (PSPT) ,(ESS), (OIIM), (BIG), (ENG), (PFD), (DRH); Terranova Is Co-Portfolio Manager Of The Phoenix Diversifier PHOLIO; Phoenix Diversifier PHOLIO Owns (IGE), (DBC), (DBV)
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