12:05 PM New York – Abbott agreed to acquire Russia-based Veropharm for $495 million. Carnival net jumped 159%. KKR acquired one-third stake in Acciona for $567 million. Micron Technology profit surged. Sonic net jumped 14%. Walgreen net soared 16%.
) gained 16 cents to $40.89 after the health care products maker agreed to acquire Russia-based pharmaceutical company Veropharm for between 13.6 billion rubles and 17 billion rubles or up to $495 million.
) dropped 2.1% or 81 cents to $38.62 after the cruise company reported total revenue in the second-quarter ending in May rose 2.9% to $3.63 billion.
Net income in the quarter jumped 158.5% to $106 million or 14 cents a diluted share compared to $41 million or 5 cents.
KKR & Co. L.P
) slid 3 cents to $23.85 after the investment company agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the Spain-based energy company Acciona SA for €417 million or $567 million.
Micron Technology, Inc
) climbed 4.2% or $1.32 to $32.58 after the flash memory maker stated revenue in the third-quarter ending on May 29 soared 72% to $3.98 billion.
Net income in the quarter surged to $806 million or 68 cents a diluted share compared to $43 million or 4 cents.
) rose 9 cents to $22.74 after the drive-in restaurants operator said sales in the third-quarter ending in May climbed 3.8% to $152.2 million. Same-store sales in the quarter surged 5.3%.
Net income in the quarter jumped 13.5% to $16.8 million or 30 cents a diluted share compared to $14.8 million or 26 cents.
Validus Holdings, Ltd
) increased 1.4% or 53 cents to $37.41 after the reinsurance company agreed to buy specialty insurer Western World Insurance Group Inc for $690 million in cash.
) slumped 2.2% or $1.65 to $72.11 after the drugstore retailer reported sales in the third-quarter ending in May jumped 5.9% to $19.4 billion. Comparable store sales in the quarter climbed 4.8%.
Net earnings in the quarter soared 15.7% to $722 million or 75 cents a diluted share compared to $624 million or 65 cents.