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Zumiez (ZUMZ) Stock Pummeled on Guidance

June 5th, 2015

Shares of Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) were trading down -3.39 or -11.40 percent to $26.35 per share in Friday’s premarket after the company announced earnings late yesterday. While earnings were in line with analyst expectations, the company issued weak second quarter guidance numbers. Zumiez Inc. stock closed at $29.74, down -0.16 or -0.54 percent in Thursday’s … READ MORE

T-Mobile (TMUS) and Dish Network in Merger Talks

June 4th, 2015

Shares of T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) were up +2.17 or +5.66 percent to $40.50 in Thursday’s premarket after news broke earlier today that the company was in merger talks with Dish Network (DISH). T-Mobile US stock closed at $38.33 per share, down -0.31 or -0.80 percent in Wednesday’s regular trading session. Bonn, Germany based T-Mobile … READ MORE

Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) Down on Disappointing Drug Trials

June 3rd, 2015

Shares of Los Angeles, CA, based Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) fell sharply on Tuesday, on a day that was mildly lower in stocks overall. Puma dropped $23.32 per share, down 13.72%, to close at 146.65 on volume of 3,602,943 shares. The stock continued to sell off following Monday’s announcement by a cancer expert that the … READ MORE

Dollar General (DG) Beats Earnings Forecast by +3 Cents Per Share

June 2nd, 2015

Shares of Dollar General Corporation (DG) were up +2.87 or +3.94 percent to $75.68 per share in premarket trading on Tuesday after the company reported fiscal first quarter earnings that beat street estimates by $0.03 per share early this morning. Dollar General stock closed at $72.81 per share, up +0.22 or +0.30 percent in Monday’s … READ MORE

Altera (ALTR) to be Acquired for $16.7B by Intel

June 1st, 2015

Shares of Altera Corporation (ALTR) were trading up +2.75 or +5.63 percent to $51.60 per share in Monday’s premarket after announcing that Intel (INTC) would be purchasing the chipmaker in a deal worth $16.7 billion. Altera stock closed at $48.85 per share, up +1.88 or +4.00 percent in Friday’s regular trading session. Founded in 1983, … READ MORE

One Horizon Group (OHGI) Stock Soars on Chinese App News

May 29th, 2015

Shares of One Horizon Group Inc. (OHGI) were down -0.15 or -3.49 percent to $4.15 in this morning’s premarket. The stock is trading correctively lower after rising +2.28 or +112.87 percent to $4.30 in yesterday’s regular trading session. The company announced yesterday that its Chinese retail voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service would now support … READ MORE

Broadcom (BRCM) Stock Soars on Avago Technologies Takeover

May 28th, 2015

Shares of Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) were trading up +0.55 or +0.95 percent to $57.70 per share in Thursday’s premarket after Avago Technologies (AVGO) announced early this morning that it would be taking over the company in a transaction worth $37 billion. Avago stock soared on news of the takeover talks, rallying +10.23 or +21.81 percent … READ MORE

Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT) Doubles on Buyout by Hot Topic

May 27th, 2015

Fairfax, Virginia, based Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT) saw its share price more than double on Tuesday, against the backdrop of a down day in stocks across the board. Geeknet stock was up $9.10, rising 115.19% on volume of 2,410,433 shares, to close at $17.00. Early Tuesday morning, the company announced that it was acquired by teen … READ MORE

Time Warner Cable (TWC) to be Acquired by Charter Communications Corp.

May 26th, 2015

Shares of Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) were trading up +15.07 or +8.8 percent to $186.25 per share in Tuesday’s premarket after news that the company had reached an agreement to be purchased by Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR) in a deal worth approximately $78.7 billion. Time Warner Communications stock closed at $171.18 per share, up … READ MORE

eLong (LONG) Majority Stake Sold by Expedia

May 22nd, 2015

Shares of eLong Inc. (LONG) were trading up +7.60 or +36.8 percent to $28.25 in Friday’s premarket after news that Expedia Inc. (EXPE) had sold its majority stake in the company to several Chinese buyers. eLong stock closed at $20.65 per share, up +1.31 or +6.8 percent in Thursday’s regular trading session. Beijing, China based … READ MORE

Best Buy (BBY) Stock Gains After 1Q Earnings Top Estimates

May 21st, 2015

Shares of Best Buy Co. Inc. (BBY), were trading up +3.07 or +9.09 percent to $36.85 per share in this morning’s premarket after announcing better than expected earnings for the company’s first quarter ended on May 2nd. Best Buy stock closed at $33.78, down -1.20 or -3.43 percent in Wednesday’s regular trading session. Founded in … READ MORE

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) Advances on Strong First Quarter Earnings

May 20th, 2015

Shares of Greenwood, Colorado, based Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) rose on Tuesday, against the backdrop of strong day in stocks overall. Red Robin’s stock was up 15.34%, rising $11.19 to close at 84.14, on volume of 2,013,355 shares. Earnings for the company’s 2015 first fiscal quarter came in well above analyst’s expectations. Founded … READ MORE

Wal-Mart (WMT) Shares Lower on First Quarter Results

May 19th, 2015

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) were off -1.97 or -2.46 percent to $77.95in Tuesday’s premarket after the company announced its first quarter earnings for the company’s 2016 fiscal year early this morning. The company missed analyst expectations by a penny per share. Wal-Mart stock closed at $79.92 per share, up +0.68 or +0.86 percent … READ MORE

Altera (ALTR) to Resume Talks with Intel

May 18th, 2015

Shares of Altera Corporation (ALTR) were trading up +3.08 or +6.93 percent to $47.50 per share in Monday’s premarket after a report from the New York Post said that the Intel (INTC) and Altera have resumed talks on a possible deal. The two companies first entered into discussions in April but could not agree on … READ MORE

Netflix (NFLX) in Talks to Enter Chinese Online Video Market

May 15th, 2015

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) were trading up +13.70 or +2.33 percent to $600.55 per share in Friday’s premarket trading after news broke late yesterday that the company is in talks with possible partners to enter the online video market in China. Netflix stock closed at $586.85 per share, up +6.74 or +1.16 percent in … READ MORE

Digital Ally (DGLY) Stock Down on First Quarter Results

May 14th, 2015

Shares of Digital Ally Inc. (DGLY) were trading down -3.10 or -16.94 percent to $15.20 in Thursday’s premarket after the company announced lower than expected results for its fiscal first quarter late yesterday. Digital Ally stock closed at $18.30 per share, up +0.92 or +5.29 percent in Wednesday’s regular trading session. Lenexa, Kansas based Digital … READ MORE

ITT Educational Service Inc. (ESI) Plummets on Enforcement Action By SEC

May 13th, 2015

Shares of Carmel, Indiana, based ITT Educational Service Inc. plummeted on Tuesday, against the backdrop of a mild decline in stocks overall. ITT’s (ESI) stock fell 43.53%, losing $1.75 per share, to close at $2.27, on volume of 8,051,635 shares. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed an enforcement action against the company, alleging that the … READ MORE

AOL Inc. (AOL) to be Acquired by Verizon in $4.4B Deal

May 12th, 2015

Shares of AOL Inc. (AOL) were trading up +7.59 or +17.82 percent to $50.18 in Tuesday’s premarket, after news early this morning that the company had signed an agreement for its purchase by Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) for $50 per share. AOL Inc. stock closed at $42.59, down -0.83 or -1.91 percent in Monday’s regular … READ MORE

Rosetta Resources (ROSE) to be Acquired by Noble Energy Inc. in $2.1B Deal

May 11th, 2015

Shares of Rosetta Resources Inc. (ROSE) were up +6.00 or +31.04 percent to $25.33 per share in Monday’s premarket after news that Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) would be taking the company over in a $2.1 billion deal. Rosetta Resources stock closed at $19.33 showing no change in Friday’s regular trading session. Houston, Texas based Rosetta … READ MORE

Gevo (GEVO) Stock Doubles on Partnership with Alaska Airlines for Renewable Alcohol-Based Jet Fuel

May 8th, 2015

Shares of Gevo Inc. (GEVO) were trading up +1.55 or +28.39 percent to $7.01 per share in Friday’s premarket after announcing yesterday that the company had signed an agreement with Alaska Air (ALK) for the airline to purchase Gevo’s renewable alcohol based jet fuel, and to fly the first commercial flight on the company’s new … READ MORE