Pre-Market Movers (Woodward, Aixtron, Google, Alcatel, IBM, Facebook, RF Micro Devices, KB Home, Ford Motor)

  on January 23 2013 6:37 AM

Woodward, Aixtron SE, Google, Alcatel Lucent, International Business Machines Corp, RF Micro Devices, Facebook, KB Home and Ford Motor Co. are among the companies whose shares are moving in the pre-market trading Wednesday.

Woodward Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) stock climbed 8.47 percent to $42.50 in pre-market trading. The company reported first quarter net profit of $27.4 million or $0.39 per share compared to $28.4 million or $0.40 per share in the same period last year. Woodward also expects fiscal 2013 earnings to be in a range of $2.22 to $2.42 per share on revenues of $1.9 to $2.0 billion

Aixtron SE (NASDAQ:AIXG) stock climbed 7.06 percent to $14.40 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $11.21, a 52-week high of $19.44 and $1.36 billion in market capitalization.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) stock surged 5.05 percent to $738.33 in pre-market trading. Its fourth quarter net income rose to $2.9 billion or $8.62 per share from $2.7 billion or $8.22 per share in the same period last year. Adjusted net profit was $10.65 per share compared to $9.50 per share last year and above Reuters' estimation of $10.52 per share.

Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU) stock climbed 5.33 percent to $1.78 in pre-market trading. du telecommunication service provider in the United Arab Emirates, has announced a partnership agreement with Alcatel to deploy the IP-routing technology to achieve convergence in its telecom services.

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) stock surged 4.04 percent to $204.00 in pre-market trading. Its fourth quarter net profit rose to $5.8 billion or $5.13 per share from $5.5 billion or $4.62 per share in the same quarter last year. Adjusted net profit was $5.39 per share, up from $4.71 per share last year and also topped Reuters' estimation of $5.25 per share. The company also expects fiscal 2013 earnings to be at least $16.70 per share compared to analysts’ estimation of a net profit of $16.57 per share.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) stock gained 2.04 percent to $4.99 in pre-market trading. Its third quarter net loss narrowed to $1.44 million or $0.01 per share from $9.39 million or $0.03 per share in the same quarter last year.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock advanced 1.04 percent to $31.05 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $17.55, a 52-week high of $45.00 and $66.57 billion in market capitalization.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) stock declined 2.63 percent to $16.66 in pre-market trading. The company announced Tuesday its intention to commence concurrent underwritten public offerings of $100 million of its common stock and $150 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019.

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) stock fell 1.34 percent to $13.98 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $8.82, a 52-week high of $14.30 and $54.03 billion in market capitalization.

 

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