MARKET PULSE-Transdigm, Sarepta, Vivus, Goldcorp, Sprint

Fri Jul 5, 2013 7:48am EDT
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July 5 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Friday:


U.S. stock index futures jumped on Friday as investors looked ahead to the monthly payrolls report, which is expected to show solid jobs growth while not being strong enough to influence Federal Reserve policy. S&P 500 futures were up 13.7 points, Dow Jones industrial average futures up 144 points and Nasdaq 100 futures up 27.25 points.

** TRANSDIGM GROUP INC, Wednesday close $151.67, up 4 pct premarket

The aircraft components maker announced a special cash dividend of $22 per share. The company also said its subsidiary, TransDigm Inc, received an additional incremental term loan of $900 million and completed an offering of $500 million. The interest on the new debt is modestly lower than the existing debt, the group said.