Top After-Market NYSE Movers (Homeowners, Emulex, Harvest Natural, Verifone, BPZ Resources, HealthSouth, Apollo Commercial, Webster Financial, Eli Lilly)

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NYSE 21 May 2012
New York Stock Exchange. Reuters

The top after-market NYSE gainers Tuesday were Homeowners Choice, Emulex Corp, Harvest Natural Resources, Verifone Systems and BPZ Resources. The top after-market NYSE losers were HealthSouth Corp, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Webster Financial Corp and Eli Lilly & Co.

Gainers

Homeowners Choice, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) shares climbed 11.80 percent to $23.22 in post-market trading. The company reported the fourth quarter net profit of $13.1 million or $1.19 per share, up from $4.6 million or $0.62 per share in the same period last year and also topped the analysts’ estimate of $0.71 per share.

Emulex Corp. (NYSE:ELX) shares climbed 10.42 percent to $7.10 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.85, a 52-week high of $10.79 and $576.43 million in market capitalization.

Harvest Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:HNR) shares surged 8.80 percent to $5.81 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $4.85, a 52-week high of $10.83 and $210.53 million in market capitalization.

Verifone Systems Inc. (NYSE:PAY) shares surged 4.42 percent to $20.10 in post-market trading. The company swung to the first quarter net profit of $11.8 million or $0.11 per share compared to net loss of $3 million or $.03 per share in the same period last year. Adjusted net profit was $0.51 per share, down from $0.58 per share last year but topped Reuters’ estimate of $0.48 per share.

BPZ Resources Inc. (NYSE:BPZ) shares gained 4.35 percent to $2.68 in post-market trading. The company stock plunged more than 4 percent in regular trading.

Losers

HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE:HLS) shares plunged 4.44 percent to $23.70 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $18.44, a 52-week high of $24.99 and $2.37 billion in market capitalization.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc. (NYSE:ARI) shares plunged 2.90 percent to $17.08 in post-market trading. The company announced Tuesday that it had commenced an underwritten public offering of 8,000,000 shares of common stock.

Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE:WBS) shares declined 2.84 percent to $22.23 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $18.88, a 52-week high of $24.98 and $1.95 billion in market capitalization.

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY) shares fell 1.69 percent to $54.60 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $38.56, a 52-week high of $55.74 and $63.01 billion in market capitalization.

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