Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings this week, with ticker symbol and Thomson Financial profit estimates:
FRIDAY, Feb. 15
Consumer Price Index (CPI): unchanged in Dec 2012
Unemployment Rate: 7.9% in Jan 2013
Payroll Employment: +157,000(p) in Jan 2013
Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.04(p) in Jan 2013
Producer Price Index (PPI): -0.2%(p) in Dec 2012
Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.5% in 4th Qtr of 2012
Productivity: -2.0% in 4th Qtr of 2012
U.S. Import Price Index: -0.1% in Dec 2012
U.S. Export Price Index: -0.1% in Dec 2012
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.ipohome.com) and SEC filings.
Cancer Genetics Inc. - Rutherford, N.J., 5 million shares, priced $6 to $8, managed by Aegis Capital and Feltl and Co. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CGIX. Business: Offers personalized genomic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1.6 million shares, priced $26 to $29, managed by Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, Keefe Bruyette Woods, and Sandler O'Neill. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CNOB. Business: Community bank primarily serving northeastern New Jersey.
Orchid Island Capital Inc. - Vero Beach, Fla., 2.4 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by Ladenburg Thalmann, and Oppenheimer. Proposed NYSE MKT symbol ORC. Business: Bimini Capital-managed REIT focused on investing in agency RMBS.
Xoom Corp. - San Francisco, 5.8 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by Barclays and Needham & Co. Proposed Nasdaq symbol XOOM. Business: Online and mobile money transfer company.
Celebrity Century -- Arrive: 02/17, Depart: 02/17, Last Port: Ensenada, Mexico, Berth: B-01, Activity: Embark, Disembark, Stevedore: METRO, Agent: INTC, Line: CELEB, Flag: LI
Definitions -- Stevedore: Manages the operation of loading or unloading a ship. Agent: Manages the contracts, logistics. Line: Shipping line that owns the ship. Flag: Nation the ship is flagged under. Source: San Diego Marine Information System