Business events in Utah this week


Published: July 14, 2012 10:07PM
Updated: October 30, 2012 11:32PM

Convention Calendar


School Improvement Network

2012 Annual Meeting

Hilton, Salt Lake City Center

Runs through • Thursday

Attendance • 400


Alpha Omega Epsilon Sorority

2012 Convention

DoubleTree Suites, Salt Lake City

Runs through • Sunday

Attendance • 100

Stampin’ Up

2012 Annual Convention

Salt Palace, Salt Lake City

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 2,500


American College of Surgeons

2012 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Grant America Hotel, Salt Lake City

Runs through • July 24

Attendance • 1,000


Aquatic Plant Management Society

2012 Annual Meeting

Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City

Runs through • July 25

Attendance • 200

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week:


Commerce Department • Retail sales data for June

Commerce Department • Business inventories for May


Labor Department • Consumer Price Index for June

Federal Reserve • Industrial production for June


Commerce Department • Housing starts for June

Federal Reserve • Beige Book economic report released


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

National Association of Realtors • Existing home sales for June

IPOs Planned

Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn., ( and SEC filings, include:

Durata Therapeutics Inc. • Morristown, N.J., 6.3 million shares, priced $11 to $13, managed by BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol DRTX. Business: Developing therapeutics for infectious diseases and acute illnesses.

Fender Musical Instruments Inc.• Scottsdale, Ariz., 10.7 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by J.P. Morgan and William Blair. Proposed Nasdaq symbol FNDR. Business: Iconic guitar brand used by everyone from beginners to top artists.

Five Below Inc. • Philadelphia, 9.6 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and Jefferies. Proposed Nasdaq symbol FIVE. Business: Pre-teen to teen-focused retailer that offers a range of products at $5 or less.

Kayak Software Corp.• Norwalk, Conn., 3.5 million class A common shares, priced $22 to $25, managed by Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. Proposed Nasdaq symbol KYAK. Business: Operates an online platform that allows consumers to compare flight, hotel and travel info.

Palo Alto Networks Inc. • Santa Clara, Calif., 6.2 million shares, priced $34 to $37, managed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup. Proposed NYSE symbol PANW. Business: Provides next-generation firewall products.