Among the companies with shares expected to actively trading in Friday's session are Fusion-io Inc. (FIO), Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (SMG) and Nvidia Corp. (NVDA).
Fusion-io shares surged 26% to $26.50 after hours as the flash memory maker turned in a 13% quarter-over-quarter jump in fiscal fourth-quarter revenue, far ahead of the flat growth it had told investors to expect. "We view this as a positive when considering our previewed caution with regard to the company's ioDrive 2 qualification cycles [particularly yet to see shipments at IBM]," Stifel Nicolaus analysts wrote in a short note to clients.
Scotts Miracle-Gro's fiscal third-quarter earnings declined 16% as higher costs pressured results in the company's core consumer products segment. Shares of the lawn-and-garden products company were down 6.9% to $38.55 after hours as results missed analyst expectations.
Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) posted strong second-quarter results and third-quarter revenue guidance as the chip maker benefits from its new graphics processor and its push into the mobile market. Shares rose 4.4% to $15.35 after hours.
Amtech Systems Inc. (ASYS) unveiled further cost-cutting moves, including salary reductions, as the solar equipment maker reported that it swung to a loss in its fiscal third quarter as revenue plunged by two-thirds. Shares slid 7.5% to $3.80 after hours.
Gambling machine company Bally Technologies Inc.'s (BYI) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings rose 4.2% as revenue increased. Shares were up 9.6% to $46 after hours as results edged past analyst expectations.
CareFusion Corp.'s (CFN) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings rose 29% amid fewer restructuring and acquisition-related charges as the medical-device company reported modest revenue growth. Shares were up 3.8% to $25.50 after hours as results topped analyst expectations.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) swung to a fiscal first-quarter loss as higher costs ate into its bottom line, but it said the bulk of earnings from box-office hit "The Hunger Games" are still to come in future quarters. Shares slipped 3.2% to $12.83 after hours.
Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) swung to a second-quarter loss as the business-software company recorded higher operating expenses and lower revenue from software licenses and professional services. Shares were off 9.3% to $24.50 after hours as results missed analyst expectations and as the company warned it would be difficult to meet its full-year revenue target.
Spreadtrum Communications Inc.'s (SPRD) second-quarter profit fell 36% as the chip maker logged heavy expenses, masking an increase in sales. The company's revenue projections for the current quarter were lower than the expectations of most analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Shares fell 12% to $17 after hours.
Ubiquiti Networks Inc.'s (UBNT) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings rose 57% as the Internet gear maker's revenue increased, but the company warned of the impact of counterfeit goods on demand as it issued weak guidance for the current period. Shares tumbled 34% to $9.90 after hours.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) swung to a second-quarter profit boosted by gains on credit derivatives and variable interest entities, though the bond insurer's net premiums earned fell. Core profits beat analyst expectations.
DeVry Inc.'s (DV) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings fell 89% as the for-profit education company continued to be hurt by falling enrollments.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (AGM), commonly known as Farmer Mac, swung to a second-quarter loss as losses on financial derivatives and trading assets weighed on bottom-line results, but core profits and credit quality improved.
Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc.'s (HMIN) second-quarter profit fell 70% as the Chinese hotel chain saw lower occupancy at its hotels, and higher costs. The company lowered its full-year revenue guidance.
Nordstrom Inc.'s (JWN) fiscal second-quarter earnings fell 11% on higher costs related to e-commerce and technology investments, along with the one-week shift of the high-end shoe and apparel retailer's largest sale event into the next quarter. Nordstrom raised its full-year earnings guidance and boosted its same-store sales outlook for the year.
Post Holdings Inc.'s (POST) fiscal third-quarter profit surged in comparison with a year-ago period hobbled by a heavy write-down, though cereal sales fell.
Ralph Lauren Corp.'s (RL) board has authorized a plan to buy back an additional $500 million in shares, in the clothing maker's latest move to reward shareholders.
Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI) has extended its tender offer for electronic currencies trading platform FX Alliance Inc. (FX) by three days as just 30.1% of FXall shareholders tendered their shares to the offer.
Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) warned Thursday that as part of a corporate review by new Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, the company may change its plans to return to shareholders most of the proceeds expected from the sale of a stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
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