Coinstar, SolarWinds, Scotts Miracle-Gro Top Percentage Winners Feb 7th

Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR): According to contacts, DealReporter said the Department of Justice, or DOJ, is planning to investigate Verizon’s (NYSE:VZ) deal with Coinstar (NASDAQ:CSTR) Redbox. The shares closed at $57.53, up $6.97, or 13.79%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $37.43 to $60.71.

SolarWinds, Inc. (NYSE:SWI): Sees FY12 revenue $245M-$255M vs. consensus $242.96M. The shares closed at $36.35, up $3.08, or 9.26%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $18.82 to $36.99.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG): With 70% of its commodity costs now locked for the year including approximately 90% of urea the company said it remains confident with earlier estimates of approximately $80M in commodity inflation for FY12. Gross margin rate for the year is expected to decline from 2011 and SG&A and interest expense will likely be higher. The shares closed at $52.96, up $3.91, or 7.97%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $39.99 to $60.62.

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