Archive for January 6th, 2010

TASER’s Stunning Volume (TASR)

TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) is soaring this morning after receiving and shipping three significant orders in December 2009.  This now puts revenues above expectations at approximately $32 million for the quarter versus $28.7 million consensus.  The 2009 figure does include approximately $3.5 million of revenue deferred in Q3 2009 relating to the TASER X3 [...]

Beazer Offering Trumps Orders (BZH)

Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE: BZH) is down this morning after an after-hours sell-off.  The company said that quarterly orders jumped 37%, but the company is also raising cash.  Beazer is selling 18 million shares and $50 million in convertible notes.  This was down 7.75% at $5.00 versus a $5.42 close on Tuesday in the [...]

Cramer Calls NICE Systems Nice (NICE)

NICE Systems Limited (NASDAQ: NICE) was touted last night by Jim Cramer on CNBC’s MAD MONEY as the hidden homeland security and counter-terrorism stock that hasn’t yet run up with the rest of the pack after new homeland security measures will be an investing theme for 2010 after a failed terror plot on board that [...]

CIENA Continues (CIEN)

CIENA Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) had a huge trading day on Tuesday.  The hope, rumor, or gossip was that perhaps the Nokia-Siemens JV may now want to bid for all of CIENA now that CIENA won the metro ethernet assets of Nortel.  Shares rose $0.84 to $11.86 yesterday on 19.9 million shares and there were over [...]

Netlist Presentation Hopes (NLST)

Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST) has become a cloud computing name that is synonymous with volatility for traders.  This morning came a release that the company’s CEO C.K. Hong will make an investor presentation at the Needham 12th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 2:30 PM EST.  This apparently has traders excited [...]

Delta Petroleum Going For Day-3 (DPTR)

Delta Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: DPTR) is no stranger to volatility.  In just the last two days this stock has risen from under $1.10 to $1.45 closing yesterday.  Its 52-week trading range is $0.73 to $6.17.  Shares are indicated higher this morning but not on any news.  At 8:17 AM EST we have shares up 4% [...]

Serving Dirt at Sonic (SONC)

Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), home of the drive-up suburban hamburger chain stores, is getting hit this morning.  The company reported a 13% drop in profits yesterday as its sales fell.  Earnings were $0.10 EPS and revenues were down 26% to $over 136 million vs. $0.13 EPS and $137 million in revenue estimates from Thomson Reuters.  [...]