BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-BlackBerry, Measurement Specialties, Ballard
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, use search string "STXBZ US"; for more market insights, including options activity, ; 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 little changed on Thursday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.01 percent at 16,897, S&P 500 futures were down 0.01 percent at 1,956.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.07 percent at 3,806.25.
** BLACKBERRY LTD, Wednesday close $8.29, +9.17 pct premarket
The Canadian smartphone maker reported smaller-than-expected adjusted loss. Excluding a one-time non-cash accounting gain and certain restructuring charges, the loss was 11 cents per share.
** MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES INC, Wednesday close $78, +10.13 pct premarket
** TE CONNECTIVITY LTD, Wednesday close $61.94
The Swiss electronics company TE Connectivity said it would buy the company for about $1.7 billion, including debt, to grab a bigger slice of the high-growth global sensor market.
UBS raised target price on TE to $68 from $66.