ConAgra (CAG) popped 6%. The company behind Slim Jims, Chef Boyardee, and Jiffy Pop said second quarter profit would be higher than previously forecasted.
Tribune (TRB) popped 8%. The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher said it will borrow $500 million less than planned as part of its going-private transaction led by billionaire Sam Zell.
Flowserve (FLS) popped 7%. The maker of pumps and valves for petroleum production rose after announcing it sold 500 pumps to a plant in Qatar. – Take some profits, Guy Adami said.
Donkeys. A small Sicilian town has replaced its four garbage trucks with a team of six donkeys, saving the town a lot of money and cutting down on emissions. According to the local mayor, a donkey costs $1,700 to buy and $2,900 to maintain for a year. A garbage truck costs $145,000 to buy and $10,000 to maintain for a year.
H.B. Fuller (FUL) popped 11%. The maker of chemicals for adhesives and paints got an upgrade to "aggressive buy'' from "buy" at Key Bank Capital Markets. – Chemicals were hot today, Pete Najarian said.
Fleetwood (FLE) popped 30%. The maker of motor homes trimmed its losses this quarter.
Toll Brothers (TOL) popped 13%. The nation's largest builder of luxury homes rose on the President's mortgage plan - even as it posted its first quarterly loss in 21 years.
Krispy Kreme (KKD) popped 27%. The donut chain said it had narrowed its quarterly loss down to $800,000 from $7.2 million a year ago.
Ryder (R) popped 8%. The truck leasing company received an upgrade from Morgan Keegan. – I don’t see any reason to get involved with truck or car rental companies, Jeff Macke exclaimed.
Rambus (RMBS) popped 7%. The chipmaker announcing the SEC had ended its informal investigation into the company's stock option practices. – Sell this pop, Pete Najarian said.
ESPN. The sports networks’ broadcast of Monday night's Patriots-Ravens game was the most-watched program in cable television history. In the final minutes of the game, nearly one-third of all televisions being used were tuned to ESPN.
DROPS (stocks that slid lower)
Family Dollar (FDO) dropped 8%. Same store sales down 3.4%. – Jeff Macke said, “Walk away.”
Zumiez (ZUMZ) dropped 14%. November sales at the sports apparel retailer fell “way short” of estimates. – Jeff Macke said, “I told you a month ago to get out.”
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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 6, 2007, 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 (INTC), (YHOO); Najarian Owns (AAPL) Options, (GOOG) Options, (YHOO) Options; Seymour Owns (AAPL), (CFC), (F), (INTC), (MBI), (TMA), (XOM); Seygem Asset Management Owns (VIP), (CX)