BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Annie's, Fuelcell, Brookdale, GSK

Tue Sep 9, 2014 6:51am EDT
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for more market insights, including options activity, ; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index e-mini futures were little changed on Tuesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.04 percent at 17,106, S&P 500 futures were unchanged at 2,000.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.08 percent at 4,096.25.

** GENERAL MILLS INC, Monday close $53.51

** ANNIE'S INC, Monday close $33.89, +36.71 pct premarket

General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, said it would acquire organic food producer Annie's for about $820 million to expand its presence in the fast-growing U.S. natural foods market.

** FUELCELL ENERGY INC, Monday close $2.67, -9.74 pct premarket

The fuel cell maker's third-quarter loss to common shareholders increased to $7.8 million from $6.4 million a year ago, hurt by higher operating costs. The company's revenue declined nearly 20 percent to $43.2 million.

** BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING INC, Monday close $34.5, -3.77 pct premarket

The retirement-home operator said it plans to offer nearly 8.8 million shares, about 5 percent of those outstanding. The company said it would use the net proceeds to repay outstanding debt, among other things.   Continued...