BMRN Roche lining up financing for BioMarin bid: DealReporter BioMarin (BMRN) soars 10% premarket on reports Roche (RHHBY.OB) is raising financing for a takeout offer. More to come. A Agilent - Agilent will split into two separate publicly traded companies, one focusing on life sciences and diagnostics, the other on electronic measurement devices. MCD McDonald's - The restaurant chain raised its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 81 cents per share, continuing its practice of raising its dividend yearly. TTWO (yesterday news) Take-Two Interactive - The stock is soaring for a second day after the company announced record first day retail sales for its Grand Theft Auto V video game PIR Pier 1 Imports - The retailer reported second quarter profit of 19 cents per share, excluding certain items, missing estimates by two cents. Sales were also short, and Pier 1 cut its full year earnings estimates.
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ORCL Oracle - The software giant reported fiscal first quarter profit of 59 cents per share, three cents above estimates, although revenue was short of Street estimates. The company also issued weaker than expected guidance for the current quarter.
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