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July 5 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Friday:
FUTURES JUMP AHEAD OF PAYROLLS REPORT
U.S. stock index futures jumped on Friday as investors looked ahead to a monthly payrolls report that was expected to show solid jobs growth while not being strong enough to influence Federal Reserve policy. S&P 500 futures were up 11.8 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.