BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Talisman Energy, Boeing, Healthcare Trust, Russian ADRs
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index e-mini futures fell on Tuesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.38 percent at 17,125, S&P 500 futures were down 0.44 percent at 1,981.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.54 percent at 4,141.25.
** TALISMAN ENERGY INC, Monday close $5.12, +47.85 pct premarket
Spanish oil company Repsol said it had reached a deal to buy Talisman, Canada's fifth-largest independent oil producer, for $13 billion. Repsol's offer valued Talisman at $8.00 per share in cash.
Breakingviews article on the deal
** BOEING CO, Monday close $122.08, +2.70 pct premarket
The world's biggest planemaker raised its share repurchase authorization to $12 billion from $10 billion and said it would increase its quarterly dividend by 25 percent, a sign of confidence in its cash outlook for the year. The company had $4.8 billion remaining in its previous stock buyback plan and raised the dividend to 91 cents per share from 73 cents.
** HEALTHCARE TRUST OF AMERICA INC, Monday close $12.67, +81.53 pct premarket Continued...