Stocks To Watch For August 26 (GES, JCG, JAS, NOVL, JDSU)
Some of the stocks that may grab the investor focus today are:
After yesterday's closing bell, Guess (NYSE: GES) posted its quarterly profit attributable to common stock holders at $0.72 per share, up from $0.64 per share, in the year-ago period. The company’s total net revenue increased 10.5% y/y to $577.1 million. GES’ shares fell 6.88% to $35.60 in after-hours trading.
Wall Street expects J Crew (NYSE: JCG) to post its Q2 EPS of $0.46. JCG’s shares gained 1.04% to $34.00 in the after-hours trading session.
Jo-Ann Stores Inc (NYSE: JAS) swung to a Q2 profit of $0.20 per share, from a loss of $0.13 per share, in the year-ago period. The company’s sales rose 4.7% y/y to $439.3 million. JAS’ shares rose 5.51% to $38.85 in after-hours trading.
Analysts are expecting Novell (NASDAQ: NOVL) to have earned $0.07 per share in the third-quarter. NOVL’s shares lost 0.03% to $5.71 in the after-hours trading session.
JDS Uniphase Corp (NASDAQ: JDSU) swung to a Q4 profit of $0.01 per share, from a net loss of $0.29 per share, in the year-ago period. The company’s revenue increased 43% y/y to $390.9 million. JDSU’s shares moved down 2.96% to $9.92 in after-hours trading.
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