MARKET PULSE-Twitter, B/E Aerospace, Pfizer, Apple, Sina

Mon May 5, 2014 7:48am EDT
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(For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for the Day Ahead newsletter; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.43 percent at 16,376, S&P 500 futures were down 0.38 percent at 1,867.2 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.51 percent at 3,561.

** APPLE INC, Friday close $592.58, -0.44 pct premarket

A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple, far less than Apple had sought and marking a big loss for the iPhone maker in the latest round of their globe-spanning mobile patent litigation.

** TWITTER INC, Friday close $39.02, -1.79 pct premarket

The six-month "lockup" - the period after the initial public offering during which early investors are barred from selling their shares - ends on Monday. Restrictions on about 470 million shares will be removed. The expiration of the lockup period could put additional pressure on the stock.

According to an article in the May 5 edition of Barron's, Twitter still looks overpriced even after a 47 percent drop from its late December high of $74.