The top after-market NYSE gainers Thursday were J.C. Penney Co, Gray Television, Global Geophysical Services, Molina Healthcare, On Assignment and International Game Technology. The top after-market NYSE losers were Homex Development Corp, Box Ships, H&R Block Inc and New York Times Co.
J.C. Penney Co Inc. (NYSE:JCP) stock climbed 7.15 percent to $16.33 in post-market trading on news that billionaire investor George Soros has purchased 7.9 percent stake in the struggling department store chain.
Gray Television Inc. (NYSE:GTN) shares climbed 6.82 percent to $6.89 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $1.34, a 52-week high of $6.66 and $371.02 million in market capitalization.
Global Geophysical Services Inc. (NYSE:GGS) shares gained 2.94 percent to $3.85 in post-market trading after climbing nearly 75 percent in regular trading.
Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:MOH) shares advanced 2.59 percent to $34.09 in post-market trading. Its first quarter net profit rose to $29.9 million or $0.64 per share from $18.1 million or $0.39 per share in the same period last year and topped Reuters' estimate of $0.25 per share.
On Assignment Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) shares rose 2.58 percent to $24.92 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $14.48, a 52-week high of $26.09 and $1.29 billion in market capitalization.
International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) shares gained 2.54 percent to $17.74 in post-market trading. Currently, the company expects fiscal 2013 adjusted net profit to be in a range of $1.26 to $1.32 per share.
Homex Development Corp. (NYSE:HXM) shares tumbled 10.68 percent to $6.27 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.51, a 52-week high of $17.75 and $391.78 million in market capitalization.
Box Ships Inc. (NYSE:TEU) shares slumped 6.87 percent to $4.34 in post-market trading. Its first quarter adjusted net profit rose to $0.29 per share from $0.15 per share in the same period last year. Box Ships also announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.12 per common share for the first quarter of 2013, payable on or about May 16, 2013, to common shareholders of record as of close of business on May 9, 2013.
H&R Block Inc. (NYSE:HRB) shares plunged 4.28 percent to $26.83 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $14.35, a 52-week high of $29.68 and $7.63 billion in market capitalization.
New York Times Co. (NYSE:NYT) shares declined 2.82 percent to $9.18 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.88, a 52-week high of $11.06 and $1.41 billion in market capitalization.