Market Update After Hours January 4

Market Summary

Dow Jones

13,435.21

43.85

-0.33%

S&P 500

1,466.47

7.1

-0.49%

Nasdaq

3,101.66

1.09

-0.04%

Gainers

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) 1.64 +0.18 (12.33%) . Stock up following the news of Credit Suisse analyst Achal Sultania upgrading his rating on the stock from Underperform to Neutral with a price target of 1.25 Euros, up by almost 79%.

Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT) 23.94 +2.56 (11.97%). upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Hold’ at Stifel Nicolaus with a 12-month target share price of $27.00

MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) 9.09 +0.95 (11.67%) rallied sharply in last day trade and closed up almost 12 percent to $9.09 on very heavy volume.

SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) 14.40 +1.38 (10.60%). announced an update on the Company’s megawatts (MW) deployed.  In Fiscal Year 2012, the Company deployed 156 MW, against a plan of 146 MW deployed, represents 117% growth

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) 2.63 +0.22 (9.13%) Zynga has alleged it is changing focus to capture growth in mobile games. It as well applied this month for a beginning application to run real-money betting games in Nevada.

Losers

Gafisa SA (ADR) (NYSE:GFA) 4.66 -0.27 (-5.48%) The company, on Dec. 20, announced the third issue of promissory notes approved on December 18, 2012 totaling BRL 80 million targeted to qualified investors.

Alon USA Partners LP (NYSE:ALDW) 22.55 -1.26 (-5.29%) . Credit Suisse started coverage on shares of Alon USA Partners LP (NASDAQ: ALDW) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The firm issued a neutral rating and a $24.00 price target on the stock.

IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) 64.38 -3.34 (-4.93%)

Endo Health Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:ENDP) 25.06 -1.19 (-4.53%) , said it expects its full-year 2012 adjusted earnings to be at or below the low end of the $5 and $5.10 a share range

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) 71.95 -3.14 (-4.18%). Lululemon athletica inc issued Q4 2012 guidance below analysts’ estimates

After Hours Most Active

NYSE Ten Most Active Share Volume

Symbol Company Last Sale Share Volume
BX The Blackstone Group L.P.

$16.46

2,200,772

BAC Bank of America Corporation

$12.11

1,862,000

VZ Verizon Communications Inc.

$44.30

1,133,423

MD Mednax, Inc

$83.21

1,004,665

CVC Cablevision Systems Corporation

$15.31

912,443

JPM J P Morgan Chase & Co

$45.33

617,775

KO Coca-Cola Company (The)

$37.71

544,814

KKR KKR & Co. L.P.

$15.49

501,536

ARCO Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc.

$13.42

499,800

GLW Corning Incorporated

$12.71

468,301

 NASDAQ Ten Most Active Share Volume

Symbol Company Last Sale Share Volume
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1

$66.62

2,500,674

ETFC E*TRADE Financial Corporation

$9.38

1,212,782

WWWW Web.com Group, Inc.

$15.36

1,001,070

SSYS Stratasys, Ltd.

$82.10

837,639

MSFT Microsoft Corporation

$26.77

731,079

IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation

$64.38

705,395

MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

$7.79

651,533

EVEP EV Energy Partners, L.P.

$60.28

500,100

SIRI Sirius XM Radio Inc.

$3.10

440,402

QGEN Qiagen N.V.

$18.53

419,628

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