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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Monday's NASDAQ % Winners: EDS, BAMM, CPTS, GPRO

New York, NY - May 1, 2012 -, a global investor research portal for independent investors, reports on top percentage gainers on the NASDAQ for Monday, April 30. The Nasdaq Composite fell 22.84 (-0.74%) to close at 3,046.36.
Exceed Co Ltd. (NASDAQ:EDS) soared $1.56 (74.89%) to $3.65 after the company said that it earned $79.2 million on revenue of $522.5 million in its full year 2011, compared to analysts estimate of $495.5 million in revenue.
Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) moved up $0.64 (25.10%) to close at $3.19 on news the company agreed to be acquired by Clyde B. Anderson for approximately $48.8 million or $3.05 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 20% over the closing price on April 27, 2012, and 13% over the average closing price of the Company's common stock for the past 90 trading days.
Conceptus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTS) rose $3.59 (23.65%) to $18.77 and made a new 52-week high of $20.20 after the company posted above estimate first quarter earnings. Net income came at 9 cents a share on revenue of $29.0 million, ahead of analysts' estimate of $28 million. The company boosted its full year outlook and now expects to revenue to be in the range of $135-$139.
Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ:GPRO) shares added $12.84 (18.68%) to close at a$81.55 as Medical device maker Hologic Inc agreed to acquire the company for $3.75 billion or $82.75 a share in cash. Hologic would finance the deal with a combination of cash and debt.
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