The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Thursday were: Home Inns & Hotels Management, Starbucks Corp, Microvision, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, TiVo, Smith & Wesson Holding, Sonic Corp, Charm Communications, Entegris and American Capital.
Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (HMIN) stock surged 5.42 percent to $31.30 in post market trading session. The company expects first quarter revenue to be in a range of $192.2 to $197.0 million and fiscal 2012 revenue to be $923.9 to $939.0 million, while analysts' expect net revenue of $185.28 million for the first quarter and $853.33 million for the full year.
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) stock surged 3.63 percent to $52.20 in post market trading session. The company announced that it will launch its own single-cup coffee and espresso drink machine later this year.
Microvision, Inc. (MVIS) stock gained 3.08 percent to $3.35 in aftermarket trading session. The company stock climbed nearly 40 percent in regular session after announcing that it has received a letter from NASDAQ confirming that as of March 5, 2012, the company had regained compliance with Listing Rule 5450(a)(1).
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) stock advanced 3.14 percent to $6.90 in post market trading session. The company stock climbed nearly 13 percent in regular trading after it was upgraded to buy rating from hold rating at KeyBanc Capital Markets.
TiVo Inc. (TIVO) stock rose 2.59 percent to $11.50 in aftermarket trading session. The stock has a 52-week low of $7.06, a 52-week high of $12.65 and $1.36 billion in market capitalization.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (SWHC) stock gained 2.3 percent to $5.79 in post market trading after gaining more than 4 percent in regular trading. The company swung to third quarter net profit of $5.4 million or $0.08 per share compared to net loss of $2.7 million or $0.05 per share in the same period last year.
Sonic Corp. (SONC) stock advanced 2.15 percent to $7.60 in aftermarket trading session. The company stock plunged more than 6 percent in regular trading session.
Charm Communications Inc. (CHRM) stock gained 1.63 percent to $9.35 in aftermarket trading session.
Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) stock advanced 1.45 percent to $9.24 in aftermarket trading session. The stock has a 52-week low of $6.00, a 52-week high of $10.58 and $1.24 billion in market capitalization.
American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) stock gained 1.44 percent to $9.15 in aftermarket trading session.