Stocks To Watch For October 19, 2012
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported a 22% drop in its fiscal first-quarter profit. Microsoft shares fell 1.47% to $29.06 in the after-hours trading session.
Wall Street expects McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) to report its Q3 earnings at $1.48 per share on revenue of $7.15 billion. McDonald's shares fell 0.23% to $92.65 in after-hours trading.
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) posted a Q3 loss and announced its plans to lay off 1,770 workers. AMD shares tumbled 3.31% to $2.63 in the after-hours trading session.
Shares of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) dropped 8.01% during regular trading hours yesterday after the company's third-quarter results were released ahead of schedule. The company's earnings missed Wall Street's estimates. Google shares gained 1.01% to $702.00 in after-hours trading.
Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD) reported upbeat third-quarter adjusted earnings. Riverbed Tech shares jumped 11.16% to $23.00 in after-hours trading.
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