The top after-market NYSE gainers on Thursday are: Barnes & Noble, Foot Locker, Zuoan Fashion, Salesforce.com and Hypercom Corp. The top after-market NYSE losers are: Gap, Inc, Aeropostale, Graphic Packaging, Bridgepoint Education, Vanceinfo Technologies and LinkedIn Corp.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) shares climbed 24.03 percent to $17.50 in post market trading session after the company announced that the Special Committee of its Board of Directors has received a proposal from Liberty Media to acquire the Company at a price of $17 per share in cash.
Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL) shares surged 9.16 percent to $24.30 in aftermarket trading session. Its first quarter net income surged to $94 million or $0.60 per share compared to $54 million or $0.34 per share in the same quarter a year-ago.
Zuoan Fashion Ltd. (NYSE:ZA) shares gained 7.56 percent to $5.46 in aftermarket trading session. The company reported first quarter net income of $0.07 per share compared to $0.04 per share in the same quarter last year.
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE:CRM) shares surged 7.41 percent to $145.87 in post market trading session as the company reported better-than-expected first quarter earnings and raised its fiscal 2012 earnings guidance. The company reported first quarter net income of $39.9 million or $0.28 per share compared to 39.9 million or $0.30 per share in the same quarter a year-ago and against analysts’ estimation of $0.27 per share.
For fiscal 2012, the company expects earnings to be in the range of $1.30 to $1.32 per share on $2.15 billion to $2.17 billion revenue compared to its prior guidance of $1.24 to $1.27 per share on revenue of $2.075 billion to $2.1 billion revenue.
Hypercom Corp. (NYSE:HYC) shares gained 5.15 percent to $10.20 in post market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $3.05 and 52 week high of $12.70 and has $606.19 million market capitalization.
Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares slumped 14.98 percent to $19.80 in post market trading session as its first quarter profit plunged 23 percent. The company reported first quarter net income of $233 million or $0.40 per share compared to $302 million or $0.45 per share in the same quarter last year. Gap also lowered its fiscal 2011 earnings outlook to a range of $1.40 to $1.50 per share from its prior outlook of $1.88 to $1.93 per share.
Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE:ARO) shares plunged 10.68 in aftermarket trading session. Its first quarter net income declined to $16.4 million or $0.20 per share from $45.4 million or $0.48 per share in the same quarter last year.
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (NYSE:GPK) shares declined 5.71 percent to $5.12 in aftermarket trading session.
Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE:BPI) shares declined 4.56 percent to $20.29 in post market trading session after the company announced that it received a subpoena from the attorney general of the State of New York.
Vanceinfo Technologies Inc. (NYSE:VIT) shares declined 4.01 percent to $24.61 in aftermarket trading session. JPMorgan maintained “overweight” rating and a price target of $38 on VIT.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE:LNKD) shares declined 1.05 percent to $93.26 in aftermarket trading session. The company stock surged 109.44 percent to 94.25, more than double to its IPO price of $45, in regular trading session.