Movers: Microsoft, Countrywide, Merrill Lynch, Tesoro, Omniture

Friday's stocks in the news

Microsoft (MSFT) posts first quarter EPS of $0.45, vs. $0.35 a year ago, on 27% revenue rise. It sees $0.44-$0.46 second quarter EPS on $15.6-$16.1 billion in revenue, $1.78-$1.81 fiscal year 2008 EPS on revenue of $58.8-$59.7 billion. S&P reiterates strong buy. Bear Stearns raises estimates.

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