logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

After-market Movers For May 1- CHK, BRCM, CBS, TRIP, GNW, PEET, ESIC, RATE, OPEN

Gainers:

CBS Corp. (CBS) gained 3 percent to $34.40. The company's first quarter profit jumped from the year-ago period and was above Wall Street view. Revenues advanced 12 percent, and were above the consensus estimate.

EasyLink Services International Corp. (ESIC) gained over 12 percent to $7.16. OpenText (OTEX, OTC.TO) has agreed to acquire the company for $7.25 per share in cash. OTEX fell more than 3 percent to $51.45.

Tripadvisor Inc. (TRIP) rose 15 percent to $42.01. The company's first quarter profit increased from the prior year period and was above Wall Street view. Revenue improved 23 percent and was above consensus.

Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) rose 4 percent to $6.42. The company's first quarter profit and revenues declined from the year-ago quarter. The company also announced that its chairman and chief executive officer Michael Fraizer has resigned. The company has named Martin Klein acting chief executive officer and James Riepe non-executive chairman of the board.

Decliners:

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) fell 6 percent to $18.42. The company's adjusted earnings plunged from the previous year period and were below analysts' estimate. On a GAAP basis, quarterly loss narrowed from the year-ago quarter.

Broadcom Corp. (BRCM) declined 1 percent to $36.34. The company's first quarter profit declined from the year-ago quarter, but was above Wall street view. Total net revenue improved 0.6 percent, and was slightly above consensus.

Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. (PEET) fell more than 4 percent to $72.02. The company's first quarter earnings declined from the year-ago quarter and were below Wall Street view. Net revenue increased 7 percent, but missed the consensus estimate.

Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) declined 8 percent to $21.83 as its first quarter earnings per share and revenues were below Wall Street view.

OpenTable Inc. (OPEN) plunged over 14 percent to $37.35. The company's first quarter earnings increased from the year-ago quarter and were above analysts' expectation. Revenues rose 17 percent, but were slightly below consensus. In addition, the company guided second quarter and 2012 revenues below consensus.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Shares of International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. were gaining around 3 percent in London trading after the airline reported Friday higher profit in its second quarter, benefited by higher passenger revenues, despite weak cargo revenues. The company now expects low double digit percentage growth in pre-exceptional operating profit in 2016. Swiss banking giant UBS Group AG reported Friday a 14 percent decline in second quarter profit with weakness in net interest income. Looking ahead, the company said the difficult conditions continue to persist, yet the firm is well positioned to benefit from even a moderate improvement in conditions. UBS shares were gaining around 3 percent in the morning trading in Zurich. We are well into the third quarter and past the middle of the year and it is time to take stock of regulatory decisions awaiting some biotech stocks in August. Despite the uncertain macroeconomic environment, the markets have run up, with the S&P 500 Index making new highs session after session. Valuation concerns may keep traders at bay. However, the biotech space is a different cup of tea.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT