MARKET PULSE-Cognizant, ValueClick, Whole Foods, Symantec, Electronic Arts

Wed May 8, 2013 8:47am EDT
 
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May 8 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Wednesday:

FUTURES POINT TO FLAT OPEN WITH DOW, S&P AT HIGHS

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open as investors found little reason to push shares decisively one way or the other, following gains that took indexes to fresh highs a day earlier. Futures for the S&P 500 were down 1.3 point, the Dow Jones down 4 points and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.25 point.

** WEBMD HEALTH CORP, Tuesday close $25.51, up 16 pct after market

The health information provider said on Tuesday Chief Executive Cavan Redmond will be leaving the company, less than a year after the former Pfizer Inc executive was appointed to turn around the company's fortunes.

The company's first-quarter net loss narrowed to 3 cents per share from a year earlier.   Continued...