The top after-market NYSE gainers on Thursday are: Darling International, Eastman Kodak, Novartis AG, Giant Interactive Group, First Majestic Silver and Venoco. The top after-market NYSE losers are: Scorpio Tankers, El Paso Pipeline Partners, Lexington Realty Trust, Tower International, Nordstrom and H&R Block.
Darling International Inc. (NYSE:DAR) shares climbed 10.34 percent to $17.40 in aftermarket trading session. Its first quarter profit surged to $46.6 million or $0.43 per share compared to $11.5 million or $0.14 per share in the same quarter last year.
Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:EK) shares surged to $3.05 in post market trading session after a U.S. International Trade Commission judge rules that the company’s digital camera technology does not violate Apple patents.
Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) shares gained 6.17 percent to $65.00 in post market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $43.48 and 52 week high of $61.28 and has $161.48 billion market capitalization.
Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE:GA) shares advanced 4.59 percent to $9.80 in aftermarket trading session. The company reported first quarter net income of $0.17 per share compared to $0.12 per share in the same quarter and against analysts’ estimation of $0.14 per share.
First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) shares advanced 2.57 percent to $19.18 in post market trading session.
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ) shares advanced 2.46 percent to $14.94 in aftermarket trading session. The company stock declined 3.12 percent in regular trading session.
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) shares plunged 6.67 percent to $10.50 in aftermarket trading session. The company announced that it has commenced a public offering of 5,500,000 shares of its common stock.
El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:EPB) shares declined 3.56 percent to $34.40 in pos tmarket trading session. The company announced that it plans to sell 14,000,000 common units in an underwritten public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) shares declined 3.53 percent to $9.30 in post market trading session after the company said that it has commenced an underwritten registered public offering of 8,000,000 common shares.
Tower International, Inc. (NYSE:TOWR) shares declined 2.49 percent to $17.57 in aftermarket trading session.
Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) shares declined 2.07 percent to $48.15 in aftermarket trading session after lowering its fiscal 2011 earnings outlook. Nordstrom expects its fiscal 2011 earnings to be in the range of $2.80 to $2.95 per share compared to its prior estimation of $2.95 to $3.10 per share.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) shares declined 1.66 percent to $15.69 in post market trading session.