The top pre-market NASDAQ Stock Market gainers are: F5 Networks, Xilinx, Riverbed Technology, Golar LNG, Altera, Logitech International, eBay, and Apple. The top pre-market NASDAQ Stock Market losers are: Neurocrine Biosciences, Vodafone Group, Research In Motion, and Huntington Bancshares.

Gainers

F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) stock grew 8.80 percent to $118 in pre-market trading. Adjusted profit for the first quarter was $82.2 million or $1.03 per share, up from $72.2 million or $0.88 per share last year. Revenue grew 19.9 percent to $322.4 million. Analysts had expected profit of $1.01 per share on revenue of $319.15 million. Looking ahead into the second quarter, the company expects adjusted earnings of $1.05 to $1.07 per share and revenue of $332 million to $337 million, while Street predicts profit of $1.05 per share on revenue of $330.51 million.

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) stock gained 5.10 percent to $37.10 in pre-market trading. Profit for the third quarter was $127.0 million or $0.47 per share, down from $152.3 million or $0.58 per share last year. Revenue fell 10 percent to $511.1 million. Analysts had expected profit of $0.37 per share on revenue of $499.27 million. Looking ahead into the fourth quarter, the company expects sequential sales growth of 2 percent to 6 percent.

Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD) stock gained 4.43 percent to $29 in pre-market trading.

Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) stock increased 3.91 percent to $41.20 in pre-market trading.

Altera Corp. (ALTR) stock gained 3.83 percent to $42.28 in pre-market trading. The company said Jeff Waters has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager, military, industrial and computing division. Waters and his team are responsible for systems solution development and marketing for these segments. Waters reports to John Daane, Altera's president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board.

Logitech International S.A. (LOGI) stock increased 3.56 percent to $8.14 in pre-market trading.

eBay Inc. (EBAY) stock rose 3.49 percent to $31.40 in pre-market trading. Adjusted profit for the fourth quarter was $788.62 million or $0.60 per share, up from $683.79 million or $0.52 per share last year. Revenue rose to $3.38 billion from $2.5 billion. Analysts had expected profit of $0.57 per share on revenue of $3.32 billion. Looking ahead into the first quarter, the company expects adjusted earnings of $0.50 to $0.51 per share and revenue of $3.05 billion to $3.15 billion, while Street predicts profit of $0.54 per share on revenue of $3.16 billion. For the full year 2012, the company expects adjusted earnings of $2.25 to $2.30 per share and revenue of $13.7 billion to $14 billion, while Street predicts profit of $2.31 per share on revenue of $13.66 billion.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) stock moved up 0.26 percent to $430.23 in pre-market trading. The company is expected Thursday morning to unveil a new digital-textbook service at an event in New York, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.

Losers

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NBIX) stock declined 2.66 percent to $8.41 in pre-market trading. The company said it is offering to sell shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, Piper Jaffray & Co. and Leerink Swann LLC are acting as co-managers for this offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) stock decreased 1.29 percent to $26.88 in pre-market trading.

Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) stock moved down 0.75 percent to $17.15 in pre-market trading.

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) stock moved down 0.50 percent to $6 in pre-market trading. Profit for the fourth quarter was $126.9 million or $0.14 per share, up from $122.9 million or $0.05 per share last year. Fully-taxable equivalent revenue was $647.9 million. Analysts had expected profit of $0.14 per share on revenue of $653.29 million. The company said its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.04 per share, payable April 2 to shareholders of record on March 19. Over 2012, net interest income is expected to show modest improvement from the fourth quarter level. Non-interest income is expected to show a modest increase throughout 2012 from fourth quarter levels.