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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX) increased 1.97% to $7.28 in the pre-market trading hours. An independent research firm raised questions about the company's ability to convince FDA to grant New Chemical Entity status to its experimental iron-based phosphate binder Zerenex.
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The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) moved up 1.28% to $80.17 in the pre-market trading hours. The Company reported second quarter earnings to $123 million or $0.93 per share compared to $105 million or $0.79 per share in the prior year period. The analysts expected earnings per share of $0.81 for the quarter. The earnings reflect higher sales and volume, as well as gross margin expansion, partially offset by higher selling and administration expenses. Quarterly net sales were $1.325 billion compared to $1.22 billion in the prior year period. Analysts estimated revenues of $1.27 billion for the quarter.
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Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) declined 2.09% to $56.79 in the pre-market trading hours. U.S. jobs data pointed to a strong recovery toward the end of 2012. Rio Tinto plc is engaged in minerals exploration, development, production and processing. Its product groups include aluminum, copper, diamonds and minerals, energy, and iron ore.
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Gannett Co Inc. (NYSE:GCI) increased 1.51% to $20.14 in the pre-market trading hours. The Company announced fourth quarter results. The net income was $103.09 million or $0.44 per share compared to $116.94 million or $0.49 per share in the prior year period. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.88 per share for the quarter. Net operating revenue for the quarter increased 9.4% to $1.52 billion from $1.39 billion in the prior year quarter. The analysts had consensus revenue estimate of $1.49 billion for the quarter.
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Deckers Outdoor Corp (NASDAQ:DECK) moved up 2.0% to $40.72 in the pre-market trading hours. Jefferies Group increased the target price on Deckers Outdoor from $50.00 to $60.00 in a report released. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.
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