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Credit Suisse downgraded its rating on shares of National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Wednesday morning to "Underperform" from "Neutral." National Oilwell Varco traded to the downside throughout Wednesday's session and closed lower by 4.17 at $53.53 on the highest volume of the year. The stock dropped below...

VMware Inc. (VMW) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $1.08 after the bell Tuesday, compared to $1.01 a year ago. Analysts expected EPS of $1.07. VMware's board has also authorized the purchase of up to $1 billion of its Class A common stock through the end of 2017. VMware gapped open lower Wednesday...

Tupperware Brands Corp. (TUP) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $1.72 Wednesday morning, which exceeded the consensus estimate of $1.53. Tupperware Brands gapped open sharply higher Wednesday and climbed in early trade, before settling into a range. Shares finished up by 6.93 at $66.67, with...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) reported first quarter EPS of $3.06 after the bell Tuesday, up from $2.07 in the previous year. Net sales rose to $74.60 billion from $57.59 billion last year. Analysts expected EPS of $2.60 and revenues of $67.69 billion. Second quarter revenues are expected to be between $52 billion...

Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. (FSL) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.42 after the close Tuesday, which exceeded the consensus estimate of $0.33. Freescale Semiconductor gapped up sharply higher Wednesday and spiked to the upside in early trade. Shares settled into a range for the majority...

Boeing Co. (BA) reported fourth quarter core EPS of $2.31 Wednesday morning, up from $1.88 in the prior year. Analysts expected EPS of $2.11. Full year 2015 core EPS is expected to be between $8.20 and $8.40. The consensus estimate is for EPS of $8.64. Boeing gapped up sharply Wednesday and climbed...

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $1.22 after the close Tuesday, down from $1.26 last year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.92. The company is expecting fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.22 and full year 2015 adjusted EPS of around $2.35. Analysts are expecting...

ABIOMED Inc. (ABMD) reported third quarter GAAP EPS of $0.30 after the bell Tuesday, up from $0.11 a year ago. The company also announced that the FDA has approved its Impella RP System, a percutaneous single access heart pump designed for right heart support. ABIOMED gapped open sharply higher...

Graco Inc. (GGG) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.80 after the bell Monday, compared to $0.71 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.84. Graco gapped open lower Tuesday and declined during the first half hour of trade. The stock slipped further in late trade and closed down...

Sanmina Corp. (SANM) reported first quarter adjusted EPS of $0.61 after the bell Monday, compared to $0.41 in the prior year period. Revenues rose to $1.67 billion from $1.45 billion a year ago. The consensus estimates were for EPS of $0.58 and revenues of $1.68 billion. The company expects to report...

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) reported second quarter EPS of $0.71 after the bell Monday, down from $0.78 in the previous year. Revenues rose to $26.47 billion from $24.52 billion last year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.71 and revenues of $26.33 billion. Microsoft gapped open sharply lower Tuesday, but traded...

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $1.35 Tuesday morning, which fell short of the consensus estimate of $1.55. Full year 2015 adjusted EPS is expected to be $4.75, which is below the consensus estimate of $6.67. Caterpillar gapped open sharply lower Tuesday and slipped...

Silicon Image Inc. (SIMG) announced Tuesday morning that it agreed to be acquired by Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC) for $7.30 per share in cash, approximately $600 million. Silicon Image gapped open sharply higher Tuesday, but moved in a narrow range throughout the session. The stock closed up by 1.39...

A. O. Smith Corp. (AOS) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.64 Tuesday morning, which topped the consensus estimate of $0.61. Full year 2015 EPS is expected to be between $2.65 and $2.80. Analysts are expecting EPS of $2.76. A. O. Smith climbed until mid-morning Tuesday and advanced further...

Courier Corp. (CRRC) announced Tuesday morning that it has received a non-binding, unsolicited proposal from R.R. Donnelley & Sons (RRD) to acquire the Company for $23.00 per share. Courier gapped open dramatically higher Tuesday, but moved in a narrow range throughout the session. The stock ended...

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