Pre-Market Movers (Nu Skin, Bank of America, Anworth, Alcatel, eBay, Barclays, Fusion-IO, Boeing, Rio Tinto)

  on January 17 2013 6:29 AM

Nu Skin Enterprises, Bank of America Corp, Anworth Mortgage Asset, Alcatel Lucent, eBay, Barclays, Fusion-IO, Boeing Co and Rio Tinto Plc are among the companies whose shares are moving in the pre-market trading Thursday.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) stock surged 5.41 percent to $44.80 in pre-market trading. The company currently expects that the fourth quarter net income will be in a range of $0.94 to $0.96 per share on revenues of $588 million, above Reuters’ expectations of a net profit of $0.83 per share on revenues of 531.57 million.

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) stock surged 2.55 percent to $12.08 in pre-market trading. The second largest U.S. lender by assets is due to report its fourth-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday. Analysts expect that the company will report the fourth quarter net profit of $0.02 per share on revenues of $21.11 billion compared to the net income of $0.15 per share on revenue of $24.89 billion in the same period last year.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. (NYSE:ANH) stock surged 3.93 percent to $6.35 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.41, a 52-week high of $7.08 and $872.06 million in market capitalization.

Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU) stock surged 2.42 percent to $1.69 in pre-market trading. Alcatel and Reliance Communications Ltd. (NSE:RCOM) have announced an end-to-end network managed services contract aimed at delivering superior customer experience in Eastern and Southern India up to 2020. The contract, which extends Reliance’s existing relationship with Alcatel for over $1 billion, will deliver seamless voice and data communications services to RCOM customers.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock gained 1.61 percent to $53.75 in pre-market trading. The company reported the fourth quarter net profit of $751 million or $0.57 per share, down from $1.98 billion or $1.51 per share in the same period last year. Adjusted net income rose to $0.70 per share from $0.60 per share last year and also topped Reuters’ estimate of $0.69 per share. 

Barclays Plc (NYSE:BCS) stock advanced 1.17 percent to $19.00 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $9.23, a 52-week high of $19.32 and $57.47 billion in market capitalization.

Fusion-IO, Inc. (NYSE:FIO) stock tumbled 7.53 percent to $20.26 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $17.45, a 52-week high of $33.87 and $2.10 billion in market capitalization.

Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) stock plunged 3.15 percent to $72.00 in pre-market trading. Regulators around the globe have ordered the grounding of all Boeing 787 Dreamliners until the planes can be proven to safe. Europe, Japan, India and the U.S. have decided to suspend the Boeing Dreamliner jets on safety concerns after a second battery-related problem forced a Japanese All Nippon Airways domestic flight to make an emergency landing.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) stock declined 1.25 percent to $54.34 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $41.59, a 52-week high of $63.18 and $101.64 billion in market capitalization.

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