Sodastream International, Nomura Holdings, Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Clovis Oncology, Radian Group, VMware, VeriFone Systems, Vera Bradley, Giant Interactive Group and KAR Auction Services are among the companies whose shares are moving in the pre-market trading on Thursday.
Sodastream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA) stock rallied 31.22 percent to $91.00 in pre-market trading. PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP) is in talks to buy Sodastream for more than $2 billion, Reuters reported citing the Calcalist financial newspaper.
Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) stock surged 6.73 percent to $7.61 in pre-market trading. The company stock has a 52-week low of $3.13, a 52-week high of $9.64 and $26.46 billion in market capitalization.
Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT) stock advanced 4.97 percent to $3.17 in pre-market trading. The company stock has a 52-week low of $2.87, a 52-week high of $6.81 and $56.64 million in market capitalization.
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Clovis Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) stock gained 2.43 percent to $71.60 in pre-market trading. The company stock has a 52-week low of $11.19, a 52-week high of $86.29 and $1.84 billion in market capitalization.
Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) stock gained 2.08 percent to $12.25 in pre-market trading. The company stock has a 52-week low of $2.18, a 52-week high of $14.34 and $2.07 billion in market capitalization.
VMware Inc. (NYSE:VMW) stock advanced 1.82 percent to $68.35 in pre-market trading. The company stock declined nearly 2.5 percent in regular trading on Wednesday after it was downgraded to “hold” rating from “buy” rating by Deutsche Bank.
VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE:PAY) stock tumbled 18 percent to $18.00 in pre-market trading. Its second quarter adjusted net profit declined to $46.8 million or $0.42 a share from $71.4 million or $0.64 a share in the same period last year. The company currently expects third quarter adjusted profit to be about $0.20 a share on revenue of $400 million, below Reuters forecast for a profit of $0.50 a share on revenues of $460.54 million.
Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) stock slumped 10.95 percent to $20.00 in pre-market trading as the company lowered its full year earnings outlook. Vera Bradley currently expects fiscal 2014 earnings to be in a range of $1.74 to $1.78 a share on revenues of $570 to $575 million, down from its prior estimation of $1.83 to $1.88 a share on revenues of $585 to $590 million.
Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE:GA) stock plunged 6.62 percent to $7.05 in pre-market trading. The company stock has a 52-week low of $4.20, a 52-week high of $8.64 and $1.81 billion in market capitalization.
KAR Auction Services Inc. (NYSE:KAR) stock declined 2.03 percent to $21.25 in pre-market trading. The company on Wednesday announced the pricing of a secondary offering of 15 million shares of its common stock at $21.25 per share.