Among the companies whose shares are expected to actively trade in Thursday's session are Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) and Kinross Gold Corp. (KGC).
Cisco's outlook for its fiscal first quarter was lower than analyst expectations, but cost controls put in place following a change in the company's strategy impressed investors. Shares rose 7% to $14.70 in after-hours trading.
Gilead Sciences said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Complera, a single-tablet HIV treatment for patients new to therapy. Shares were up 3% at $36.39 after hours.
Kinross Gold's second-quarter adjusted earnings beat expectations and the Toronto-based gold producer announced record production and a 20% dividend hike. Shares rose 3.3% to $16.80 in after-hours trading.
Jaguar Mining Inc. (JAG) swung to a second-quarter profit as the mining and exploration company benefited from high prices and demand for gold. Shares gained 11% to $5.73 in after-hours trading.
Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) reported Wednesday its fiscal third-quarter earnings fell 23% on a slim revenue drop and weaker margins, but the company reported stronger-than-expected comparable sales growth at its namesake locations. Shares rose 4.9% to $19.82 after hours.
EnerSys Inc.'s (ENS) fiscal first-quarter earnings rose 46% as the industrial battery maker reported revenue climbed amid volume growth and got a boost from currency fluctuations, acquisitions and price hikes. However, the company's shares were down 6.5% at $20.50 in after-hours trading as EnerSys projected fiscal second-quarter per-share earnings of 53 cents to 57 cents, far below estimates of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters of 72 cents.
InterOil Corp.'s (IOC) second-quarter earnings tripled on higher revenue and foreign-exchange gains. Shares rose 4.9% to $55.05.
Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s (AAP) fiscal second-quarter profit rose a stronger-than-expected 12% as continued growth in commercial sales drove higher earnings.
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.'s (ANW) second-quarter earnings plunged 73% amid sharply weaker margins as the Greek shipping-fuel supplier recorded higher operating costs.
Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc.'s (HMIN) second-quarter profit fell 10% as temporary room closures pressured the Chinese hotel operator's occupancy rates.
News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) reported a 22% drop in fiscal fourth-quarter earnings because of losses from the sale of its struggling social network Myspace, but said revenue rose a better-than-expected 11% and raised its dividend. News Corp. owns Dow Jones & Co., publisher of this newswire and The Wall Street Journal.
WuXi Pharmatech Inc.'s (WX) second-quarter earnings rose a better-than-expected 36% as the drug-research contractor's China-based laboratory services unit continued to post higher sales.
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