ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) 49.29 +9.55 (24.03%)
Wireless communications provider ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) declared on Wednesday a third-quarter loss as it stub out debt, however its adjusted results tops analysts’ anticipations.
Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR (NYSE:VIPS) 25.11 +4.55 (22.13%)
Vipshop Holdings Ltd announced that for the fourth quarter of 2012, it expects net revenues to be between $235 million and $240 million. For fiscal 2012, it expects net revenues to be between $627 million and $632 million. FY 2012 revenue guidance is above analysts’ estimates.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ:CZR) 10.07 +1.58 (18.61%)
Fitch Ratings assigns a ‘CCC+/RR3′ rating to Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc.’s $1.5 billion proposed add-on issuance to the 9% senior secured first-lien notes due 2020. The Rating Outlook is Negative.
Geospace Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:GEOS) 110.20 +16.38 (17.46%)
Geospace Technologies Corp. on Wednesday reported a profit for the first quarter that more than doubled from last year on strong revenue growth. Both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts’ estimates.
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) 30.41 +4.29 (16.42%)
DeVry Inc. (DV) reported second quarter EPS of $0.78 after the close Wednesday, up from $0.13 in the prior year period. Revenues decreased 3.6 percent to $505 million. The consensus estimates were for EPS of $0.56 and revenues of $496.58 million.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) 35.26 -6.32 (-15.20%)
Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) reported fourth quarter normalized net income of $0.54 per share after the close Wednesday, up from $0.45 per share a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.50. Revenues increased 17 percent to $377.87 million from $323.74 million in the same quarter last year, but missed the consensus estimate of $381.32 million.
Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) 6.13 -1.01 (-14.15%)
Atmel Corp announced that for first quarter of 2013, it expects revenue to be in the range of $311-$328 million. According to market estimates, analysts are expecting the Company to report revenue of $328 million for first quarter of 2013.
Semiconductor Manufacturing Int’l (ADR) (NYSE:SMI) 2.97 -0.40 (-11.87%)
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp announced that for the fourth quarter of 2012, it expects revenue to be flat to up 2%. For the first quarter of 2013, it expects revenue to be up 1% to down 2%.
Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE:CPA) 99.03 -12.02 (-10.82%)
Copa Holdings reported net income of US$86.6 million for 4Q12 or earnings per share (EPS) of US$1.95, as compared to net income of US$104.4 million or EPS of US$2.36 in 4Q11. Net income for full year 2012 reached US$326.5 million or EPS of US$7.35, compared to US$310.4 million or EPS of US$6.98 for full year 2011.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) 36.46 -3.97 (-9.82%)
SWM (NYSE: SWM) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings results for the period ended December 31, 2012. The company also announced a 100% increase of its quarterly common stock dividend, from $0.15 per share to $0.30 per share, payable on March 21, 2013 to stockholders of record on February 28, 2013.
Net sales were $196.8 million in the three-month period ended December 31, 2012, versus $214.1 million in the prior-year quarter. The company announced a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.30 per share, which will be payable on March 21, 2013 to stockholders of record on February 28, 2013.
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NYSE Ten Most Active Share Volume
|Symbol||Company||Last Sale||Share Volume|
|BAC||Bank of America Corporation||$11.81||26,694,869|
|PPG||PPG Industries, Inc.||$137.96||2,905,009|
|TSN||Tyson Foods, Inc.||$23.69||1,854,831|
|CCE||Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.||$34.50||1,825,188|
|DF||Dean Foods Company||$18.76||1,169,285|
|CVRR||CVR Refining, LP||$30.65||1,001,300|
|UNH||UnitedHealth Group Incorporated||$57.00||968,502|
NASDAQ Ten Most Active Share Volume
|Symbol||Company||Last Sale||Share Volume|
|QQQ||PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1||$67.26||8,055,589|
|BRCD||Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.||$5.72||3,084,353|
|APOL||Apollo Group, Inc.||$20.70||818,860|
|NUAN||Nuance Communications, Inc.||$20.80||794,397|
|BBRY||Research In Motion Limited||$17.19||702,233|
|MU||Micron Technology, Inc.||$7.74||675,481|
|AMAT||Applied Materials, Inc.||$13.31||667,245|
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