Archive for October 22nd, 2009

After-Hours Best & Worst (AMZN, BRCM, COF, SPWRA, SYNA) Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is a screamer after the close after the online retail giant posted $0.45 EPS on a 27% revenue gain of $5.45 billion, Thomson Reuters was at $0.33 EPS and $5.03B in revenues.  The guidance was $8.12 to $9.12 billion vs. $8.12 billion estimates. FULL NEWS at 24/7 Wall Street.  AMZN: $107.56, [...]

Cephalon Options Jump (CEPH)

Cephalon Inc. (NASDAQ: CEPH) is active in the first hour of trading. There was a buyer of 15,000 December $60 calls at the mark with shares at $54.63 and headed higher, potentially  benefiting  from the bullish earnings report at Celgene (CELG).  Cephalon is scheduled to report earnings on October 27th and shares are very cheap [...]

TriQuint Eats Bad Guidance (TQNT)

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT) needs to be riminded that a tech recovery is underway.  The company met earnings estimates but gave guidance that was under Q4 estimates.  Considering that the stock had shown an exponential recovery, that is no good.  Shares are down 22% at $9:40 at $6.29 and the 52-week trading range is [...]

Marshall & Ilsley Already Exponential Volume Mover (MI)

Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (NYSE: MI) has already gone exponential in its trading volume and it is only 9:36 AM EST.  At 9:36 we have seen a whopping 27 million shares trade hands versus 8 million on average.  The financial services company priced a 136 million share secondary offering at $5.75 per share after a [...]

Stinky Potash (POT)

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) posted earnings: $0.82 EPS vs. $0.81 estimates; on a 64% revenue drop to $1.1 billion.  The fertilizer and potash giant is lowering guidance: Q4 EPS of $0.65 to $0.85 EPS vs. $1.18 EPS estimates.  The company noted that the uncertainty among fertilizer buyers has lasted far longer than the [...]