10 Stocks You Should Be Watching Today
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
- Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) reported better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter and lifted its outlook for the year. Ulta Salon shares climbed 5.87 percent to $272.51 in the after-hours trading session.
- Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ: SWHC) reported upbeat results for its second quarter and issued a weak outlook for its third quarter. Smith & Wesson shares dropped 5.34 percent to $22.70 in the after-hours trading session.
- Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter. Five Below shares surged 11.13 percent to $44.32 in the after-hours trading session.
- Wall Street expects Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) to report a quarterly loss at $0.01 per share on revenue of $1.12 billion. Big Lots shares rose 1.44 percent to $51.50 in after-hours trading.
- G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIII) posted weaker-than-expected Q3 results and lowered its FY17 outlook. G-III Apparel shares tumbled 9.78 percent to $24.25 in the after-hours trading session.
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- Howard Schultz will be stepping down as chief executive officer of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX). Kevin Johnson will takeover CEO duties on April 3, 2017. Starbucks shares fell 3.26 percent to $56.60 in the after-hours trading session.
- Workday Inc (NYSE: WDAY) posted better-than-expected results for its third quarter on Thursday. Workday shares dropped 11.76 percent to $72.00 in the after-hours trading session.
- Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ: AMBA) posted stronger-than-expected results for its third quarter, but issued a weak revenue forecast for the current quarter. The current share repurchase plan was extended to permit the buyback of up to an aggregate of $75 million in stock through June 30, 2017. Ambarella shares dropped 6.30 percent to $57.52 in the after-hours trading session.
- Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ: ASNA) reported downbeat earnings for its first quarter on Thursday. Ascena Retail shares rose 3.77 percent to $6.05 in the after-hours trading session,
- Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported a 1 percent drop in its comparable sales for November, compared to an 8 percent decline last year. Its net sales for the four-week period slipped to $1.53 billion from $1.57 billion. Gap shares fell 1.20 percent to $24.75 in the after-hours trading session.
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