The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade on Friday are: Barnes & Noble, Salesforce.com, Anadarko Petroleum, Sprint Nextel Corp, Gap, Aeropostale, Ann, American Eagle Outfitters, LinkedIn Corp and LDK Solar.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) shares climbed 27.21 percent to $17.95 in pre- market trading session after the company announced that the Special Committee of its Board of Directors has received a proposal from Liberty Media to acquire the Company at a price of $17 per share in cash.
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE:CRM) shares surged 7.63 percent to $146.19 in pre- market trading session as the company reported better-than-expected first quarter earnings and raised its fiscal 2012 earnings guidance. The company reported first quarter net income of $39.9 million or $0.28 per share compared to 39.9 million or $0.30 per share in the same quarter a year-ago and against analysts’ estimation of $0.27 per share.
For fiscal 2012, the company expects earnings to be in the range of $1.30 to $1.32 per share on $2.15 billion to $2.17 billion revenue compared to its prior guidance of $1.24 to $1.27 per share on revenue of $2.075 billion to $2.1 billion revenue.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) shares surged 4.69 percent to $75.00 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $34.54 and 52 week high of $85.50 and has $36.05 billion market capitalization.
Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) shares advanced 1.31 percent to $5.40 in pre-market trading session. The company stock was upgraded to “overweight” rating from “neutral” rating at Piper Jaffray.
Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares slumped 16.70 percent to $19.40 in pre-market trading session as its first quarter profit plunged 23 percent. The company reported first quarter net income of $233 million or $0.40 per share compared to $302 million or $0.45 per share in the same quarter last year. Gap also lowered its fiscal 2011 earnings outlook to a range of $1.40 to $1.50 per share from its prior outlook of $1.88 to $1.93 per share.
Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE:ARO) shares plunged 10.64 percent to $19.07 in pre-market trading session. Its first quarter net income declined to $16.4 million or $0.20 per share from $45.4 million or $0.48 per share in the same quarter last year.
Ann Inc. (NYSE:ANN) shares plunged 4.54 percent to $28.83 in pre-market trading session. The company reported first quarter net income of $27.32 million or $0.51 per share compared to $22.62 million or $0.38 per share in the same quarter last year.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) shares plunged 4.17 percent to $14.01 in pre-market trading session.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE:LNKD) shares declined 1.86 percent to $92.50 in pre-market trading session. The company stock surged 109.44 percent to 94.25, more than double to its IPO price of $45, in regular trading session on Thursday.
LDK Solar Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LDK) shares declined 6.82 percent to $7.65 in pre-market trading session. The company has postponed its proposed offering of U.S. dollar-denominated senior notes due to recent market conditions.