Herbalife Ltd (HLF.N)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$4,678.15|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||91.78|
(Adds Gannett comment, Icahn's quarterly investment changes)
BOSTON, Aug 4 - Billionaire investor William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings has risen 27.2 percent this year, according to an investor in the fund, after extending its gains modestly last month when many hedge fund managers suffered losses.
BOSTON, July 31 - Billionaire investor William Ackman called himself his "own worst enemy" in reviewing why last week's much hyped presentation on Herbalife Ltd.'s nutrition clubs failed to deliver the "death blow" he had originally promised.
* Merck rises as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips
(Corrects paragraph 11 to show UPS is on Dow transportation index, not Dow industrials)
* Futures up: Dow 40 pts, S&P 3 pts, Nasdaq 7 pts (Updates prices, adds data)
NEW YORK, July 29 - U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on home prices and consumer sentiment.
(Corrects paragraph 3 to 8.5-10.5 pct, not 9-11 pct; corrects paragraph 4 to $6.17-$6.32, not $1.49-$1.53)
July 28 - Herbalife Ltd, a maker of weight-loss and nutritional products, reported a 17 percent drop in quarterly profit as costs rose, sending its shares down 7 percent after the bell.
(Adds details on trading activity, comments by traders, links to presentation webcast and Breakingviews)
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