If the 9:30 a.m. EST ringing of the New York Stock Exchange trading bell didn't wake you up, fret not. It's Labor Day. The market takes a holiday and, if possible, you should, too.
The shortened trading week begins with HainCelestial
Analysts expect Hain to live up to its healthy grub, with profits climbing 15% to $0.23 per share for the period.
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It's Shuffle Master's
Wall Street is holding out for record results from the company. Earnings should increase to $0.25 a share in its third quarter, after a $0.22-per-share showing a year earlier. Let's hope that the last few quarters have been little more than Shuffle Master sporting a poker face, because the last time the company clocked in ahead of analyst targets was four quarters ago.
Volt Information Services
It should be a good quarter. Investors are expecting Volt's bottom line to nearly double to $0.62 a share from $0.32.
Until next week, I remain,
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