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June 4, 2013  Tue 7:44 AM CT

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Earnings, Sales Outlooks Trimmed

Dollar General's results were mixed, with profit matching expectations but sales weak. The real news, however, was the outlook. Management now sees full-year profit of $3.15 to $3.22 a share, versus an earlier range of $3.15 to $3.30. The top end of the sales guidance was also trimmed from 12 percent to 11 percent. DG falls 6 percent before the opening bell on my tradeMONSTER platform.

Piper Says Infiniti Pharma Too Cheap

Infiniti Pharmaceuticals peaked above $50 in March and April, but lost fell all the way to $16.41 yesterday. Now Piper Jaffray is stepping in and calling the company "too cheap to ignore." Its $50 price target and "overweight" rating were maintained. INFI rises 9 percent in the premarket.

Deal Talk Lifts Morgan Hotel

Morgan Hotel said its slate of nominated directors intends to begin a process of selling the company. The move follows unsolicited interest in the firm, and shareholders will vote on the directors at a the annual meeting on June 14. MHGC surges 16 percent before the opening bell.

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