HEADLINE STOCKS-Some U.S. stocks on the move on Oct 22

(Updates to midmorning)

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NEW YORK, Oct 22 (BestGrowthStock) – Some U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) on the move
on Friday:

AMAZON.COM INC (AMZN.O: ), $167.60, up 1.6 pct

Amazon.com reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit,
but signaled that the cost of expanding its business would grow
at a fast clip during the holiday shopping season. Several
analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

SANDISK CORP (SNDK.O: ), $37.38, up 0.7 pct

The flash memory maker beat profit and margin expectations
by reining in costs and keeping prices stable, and said it
foresees a surge in demand in 2011. [ID:nN2194011]

BAIDU INC (BIDU.O: ), $107.59, up 5 pct

China’s biggest search company gave results and revenue
forecasts that beat expectations after it increased its Web
traffic and customers at the expense of rival Google Inc (Read more about Google Stock Analysis).

SCHLUMBERGER LTD (SLB.N: ), $67.41, up 4.8 pct

The world’s largest oilfield services company, reported a
jump in quarterly profit as strong land drilling activity in
the United States and Canada offset weak Gulf of Mexico
business. [ID:nN22120005]


INGERSOLL-RAND PLC (IR.N: ), $39.19, up 0.6 pct

The diversified manufacturers reported profit that beat
expectations and raised their forecasts for the rest of the
year. [ID:nN22148071]

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC (VZ.N: ), $31.83, down 2.1 pct

The company’s results edged ahead of Wall Street
expectations from growth at Verizon Wireless. [ID:nN22135426]

KEYCORP (KEY.N: ), $8.30, off 0.5 pct

The Midwestern bank posted higher-than-expected
third-quarter profit (Read more your timing to make a profit.) as it wrote off fewer bad loans on
commercial real estate.

CITRIX SYSTEMS INC (CTXS.O: ), $60.12, off 2.9 pct

The infrastructure-software maker reported quarterly
results after the bell Thursday. [ID:nSGE69J0KL]
(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Andrew Hay)

HEADLINE STOCKS-Some U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) on the move on Oct 22