Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Synaptics, Informatica, Lattice, Star Scientific, KLA-Tencor, Select Comfort, Microsemi, Flextronics, E TRADE, Cepheid, Microsoft)

 
on January 25 2013 12:08 AM

The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Thursday were Synaptics Inc, Informatica Corp, Lattice Semiconductor Corp, Star Scientific and KLA-Tencor Corp. The top after-market NASDAQ losers were Select Comfort Corp, Microsemi Corp, Flextronics International, E TRADE Financial, Cepheid and Microsoft Corp.

Gainers

Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNA) shares rallied 15.12 percent to $37.47 in post-market trading. The company reported the second quarter net profit of $11.1 million or $0.33 per share, down from $17.4 million or $0.51 per share in the same period last year. The adjusted profit was $0.53 per share compared to $0.68 per share last year and above the analysts’ estimate of $0.45 per share.

Informatica Corp. (NASDAQ:INFA) shares climbed 8.48 percent to $36.06 in post-market trading. Its fourth quarter adjusted net profit declined to $0.41 per share from $0.47 per share in the same period last year but topped the analysts’ estimate of $0.37 per share. The company currently expects the first quarter adjusted net profit to be in a range of $0.29 to $0.32 per share on revenue of $196 to $206 million compared to Reuters’ estimate of a net profit of $0.31 per share on revenue of $197.1 million.

Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:LSCC) shares rose 2.82 percent to $4.01 in post-market trading. The company reported the fourth quarter net loss of $7.1 million or $0.06 per share compared to the net profit of $40.9 million or $0.34 per share in the same period last year and better than the analysts’ estimate of a loss of $0.07 per share.

Star Scientific Inc. (NASDAQ:STSI) shares gained 2.47 percent to $2.49 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $1.56, a 52-week high of $5.05 and $355.47 million in market capitalization.

KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ:KLAC) shares advanced 2.41 percent to $53.22 in post-market trading. Its second quarter net profit declined to $0.63 per share from $0.72 per share in the same period last year but topped the analysts’ estimate of $0.56 per share.

Losers

Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS) shares tumbled 19.54 percent to $22.69 in post-market trading. Its fourth quarter net profit declined to $12.50 million or $0.22 per share from $15.37 million or $0.27 per share in the same period last year and also fell short of the analysts’ estimate of $0.32 per share.

Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ:MSCC) shares slumped 8.60 percent to $18.50 in post-market trading. The company swung to the first quarter net profit of $14.2 million or $0.16 per share compared to a net loss of $44.6 million or $0.50 per share in the same period last year. The adjusted net income rose to $0.50 per share from $0.39 per share last year but fell short of the analysts’ estimate of $0.52 per share.

Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) shares plunged 7.89 percent to $6.19 in post-market trading. Its third quarter net profit declined to $32 million or $0.04 per share from $106 million or $0.14 per share in the same period last year. The company also expects the fourth quarter net income to be in a range of $0.11 to $0.15 per share on revenues of $5 to $5.3 billion, below the analysts’ estimate of a net profit of $0.20 per share on revenue of $5.69 billion.

E TRADE Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ETFC) shares plunged 4.28 percent to $9.83 in post-market trading. Its fourth quarter net loss widened to $186 million or $0.65 per share from $6 million or $0.02 per shares in the same period last year.

Cepheid (NASDAQ:CPHD) shares fell 4.17 percent to $34.00 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $28.12, a 52-week high of $46.00 and $2.35 billion in market capitalization.

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares declined 1.45 percent to $27.23 in post-market trading. Its second quarter net income declined to $6.38 billion or $0.76 per share from $6.62 billion or $0.78 per share in the same period last year. The adjusted net profit was $0.81 per share and also topped Reuters’ estimate of $0.75 per share. Quarterly revenue rose 3 percent to $21.46 billion from $20.89 billion last year.

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