MARKET PULSE-Deckers, Vaalco, NII Holdings, Nimble Storage, Halozyme
U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, with investors reluctant to make big bets after the S&P 500 closed at a record and ahead of closely watched data on economic growth. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.04 percent at 16,266, S&P 500 futures were down 0.11 percent at 1,851.9 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.05 percent at 3,699.5.
** JOS. A. BANK CLOTHIERS INC, Thursday close $60.3, +3.23 pct premarket
** MEN'S WEARHOUSE INC, Thursday close $50.42, +3.23 pct premarket
Jos. A. Bank rejected Men's Wearhouse Inc's revised takeover offer calling it inadequate, but said it was willing to talk with its larger rival about a higher bid.
** NIMBLE STORAGE INC, Thursday close $53, +5.66 pct after market
The company reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter loss as revenue doubled due to strong demand for its hybrid data storage services.
At least two brokerages raised their price targets on Nimble's stock.