BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Allergan, Sarepta, Amazon, Salesforce

Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:33am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures were little changed on Monday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.09 percent at 16,721, S&P 500 futures were down 0.19 percent at 1,956 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.11 percent at 4,030.25.

** ALLERGAN INC, Friday close $184.21, +2.60 pct premarket

** VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL INC, Friday close $129.13

Valeant said it was prepared to improve its offer for Botox maker Allergan to at least $200 per share.

** SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC, Friday close $23.56, -29.12 pct premarket

The drugmaker said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had requested additional data regarding the marketing application for its experimental muscle disorder drug, eteplirsen.   Continued...