HEADLINE STOCKS-U.S. small/midcap stocks to watch on May 27

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May 27 (BestGrowthStock) – Some small and midcap stocks to watch on
Thursday:

FSI INTERNATIONAL INC (FSII.O: ), $3.40, up 24 pct

The chip equipment maker raised its third-quarter revenue
outlook above Wall Street expectations, helped by improved
orders. [ID:nSGE64P0L1]

AIXTRON AG (AIXGn.DE: ) (AIXG.O: ), $26.53, up 7 pct

Shares of the company were up after Commerzbank raised its
rating on the company to “hold” from “reduce.”

RAMBUS INC (RMBS.O: ), $23.19, down 7 pct

Shares of the company fell a day after a trade panel
specializing in patent disputes put off for another two months
a keenly awaited decision on a patent fight between Rambus and
several technology companies. [ID:nN26232040]

NAVIOS MARITIME HOLDINGS INC’S (NM.N: ), $6.12, up 5 pct

The Greek shipping company quarterly results blew past
estimates as fleet operating days increased and logistics
business revenue jumped. [ID:nSGE64Q0A8]

CANADIAN SOLAR INC (CSIQ.O: ), $12.54, up 3 pct

The company shares were up after Mineta San Jose
International Airport completes solar energy system with
Canadian Solar PV Modules. [ID:nASA00EN6]

CONN’S INC (CONN.O: ), $7.50, up 1.2 pct

The company reported first-quarter profit (Read more your timing to make a profit.) that sailed past
Wall Street’s expectations helped by an improvement in margins
as the electronics and home appliances retailer slashed costs
and sales also beat expectations. [ID:nSGE64Q0AI]

MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC (MNRO.O: ), $37.05

The auto-repair chains operator posted better-than-expected
quarterly profit, helped by strong comparable store sales in
its tires segment, and forecast fiscal 2011 earnings above
estimates. [ID:nSGE64Q093]

BORDERS GROUP INC (BGP.N: ), $2.30

The company reported a narrower quarterly loss, as the No.
2 specialty U.S. bookseller continued to grapple with declining
sales and more book buying shifted to digital media.
[ID:nN27121145]

HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES INC (HMA.N: ), $8.70

The company said it agreed to buy a controlling interest in
Three Shands Healthcare Hospitals. [ID:nASA00EN5]

TELEFLEX INC (TFX.N: ), $55.12

The diversified manufacturer said it agreed to sell its
rigging services business to Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC.O: ) for
$50 million to focus on medical technology products, and cut
its full-year outlook. [ID:nSGE64Q0BI]

SONOSITE INC (SONO.O: ), $29.29

The company said it agreed to buy Visualsonics for about
$71 million in cash and debt. [ID:nASA00ENI]

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(Compiled by Archana Shankar in Bangalore)

HEADLINE STOCKS-U.S. small/midcap stocks to watch on May 27