The companies which are expected to see active trade in Thursday are Oracle, Accenture, Research In Motion, Danaher, FedEx and General Mills.
Shares of Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL) gained 0.23 percent to $30.56 in the after-hours trading session. The company is due to report its second quarter results after the markets closes on Thursday. Analysts are estimating Q2 EPS of $0.46 compared to $0.39 in the year ago period.
Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) shares advanced 0.22 percent to $46.20 in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The company is expected to report first qaurter net profit of $0.75 per share, from $0.67 per share in the same period last year.
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) shares declined 2.10 percent to $59.18 in the after-hours trading session. The company is expected to report its third-quarter net profit of $ 1.64 per share after the markets closes on Thursday compared with $ 1.10 per share in the same quarter last year.
General Mills (NYSE:GIS) is scheduled to report its second-quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday before markets open. The company is likely to post second-quarter earnings of $0.78 per share compared with $ 0.77 per share in the same quarter last year.
Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) shares declined 1 percent to $45.45 in the after-hours trading session. The company raised its Q4 EPS guidance from $0.64 to $0.66, up from its earlier guidance of $0.61 to $0.66, while analysts expected $0.66 per share.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) shares gained 0.36 percent to $92.72 in after-hours trading session. The company is expected to report third-quarter net profit of $1.31 per share, compared with $1.10 per share a year ago.