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Cubic Corp. (CUB) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.22 after the close Tuesday, which topped the consensus estimate of $0.94. The company expects to report full year 2015 EPS of $2.60 to $2.85. Analysts are expecting EPS of $2.93. Cubic Corp. gapped open slightly lower Wednesday, but rose sharply...

Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on shares of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Tuesday morning to "Hold" from "Buy." Netflix gapped open sharply lower Tuesday, but traded in a range for the majority of the session. The stock closed down by 7.48 at $348.99 on above average volume. Netflix fell to over a 1-month low.

Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.63 Tuesday morning, up from $0.58 in the prior year period. Analysts expected EPS of $0.64. Full year 2015 EPS is expected to be between $2.45 and $2.55, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.59. Hormel Foods gapped open sharply lower Tuesday...

Brown Shoe Co. (BWS) reported third quarter EPS of $0.75 Tuesday morning, up from $0.63 last year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.68. The company also increased its full year EPS forecast to between $1.65 and $1.69, from prior expectations of $1.50 to $1.60. Analysts are expecting EPS of $1.58. Brown...

Copart Inc. (CPRT) reported first quarter EPS of $0.40 after the close Monday, compared to $0.32 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.37. Copart gapped up at the open Tuesday and climbed during the first 30 minutes of trade, before settling into a narrow range. The stock finished up by...

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.76 Tuesday morning, which fell short of the consensus estimate of $0.77. Worldwide net sales rose 5 percent to $959.59 million from $911.48 million last year. Analysts were looking for revenue of $968.86 million. The company affirmed its...

Pall Corp. (PLL) reported first quarter pro forma EPS of $0.89 Tuesday morning, compared to $0.70 a year ago. Analysts expected EPS of $0.81. Full year 2015 pro forma EPS is expected to be between $3.75 and $3.95. The consensus estimate is for EPS of $3.88. Pall Corp. rose sharply during the first...

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) reported first quarter adjusted EPS of $1.42 Tuesday morning, up from $1.22 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $1.29. The company expects to report second quarter EPS of $1.50 to $1.60 and between $5.95 and $6.10 for the full year 2015. The consensus...

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.21 Tuesday morning, which surpassed the consensus estimate of $0.18. The company expects to report fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $2.95 to $3.05 and between $5.51 and $5.61 for the full year2015. The consensus estimates are for EPS...

Bloomberg reported Monday that Hahn & Co. is considering acquiring a stake in Visteon Corp.'s (VC) Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. Visteon gapped open sharply higher Monday, but retreated during the first half of the session, before settling into a range. The stock ended the day higher by 2.35...

Five Prime Therapeutics (FPRX) announced Monday morning that it entered into an exclusive clinical collaboration agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to evaluate the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of combining Opdivo, with FPA008. Five Prime Therapeutics gapped up at the open...

Outerwall Inc. (OUTR) announced Monday morning that it will increase Redbox daily rental prices in the U.S. starting December 2. The daily rental rate for DVDs will increase from $1.20 to $1.50, and the daily rental rate for a Blu-ray Disc will increase from $1.50 to $2.00. Beginning January 6, 2015,...

McKesson Corp. (MCK) and Omnicare (OCR) announced Monday morning that they have signed an expanded 5-year agreement to include the sourcing and distribution of branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals. McKesson rose steadily until mid-morning Monday, before settling into a range. The stock ended...

Cimatron Ltd. (CIMT) announced Monday morning that it agreed to be acquired by 3D Systems Corp. (DDD) for $8.97 per share in cash, or approximately $97 million. Cimatron gapped open dramatically higher Monday, but moved in a narrow range throughout the session. The stock closed up by 2.57 at $8.65...

Platinum Underwriters Holdings (PTP) announced Monday morning that it agreed to be acquired by RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR) for $76 per share, or approximately $1.9 billion. Platinum Underwriters gapped open sharply higher Monday and climbed during the first half of the morning, before settling...