Wal-Mart WMT, -1.29% reported adjusted quarterly profit that topped Wall Street’s expectations, but revenue missed estimates and its forecasts disappointed. The retail giant also said it will pay hourly associates at least $9 an hour.
Mkt Cap: $277b
Short Interest: 1.61%
52wk hi/lo: 90.97/72.61
Technicals of note: 200dma: 80.83; 50dma 87.11
Pre-mkt volume and ratio: 868k/.12
Bid/ask spread: .08
Pre-mkt stock action: The stock closed yesterday at 86.29 and it initially popped to 88 in the pre then dropped to the 85 level.
Priceline Group Inc.’s PCLN, +8.89% shares gained as better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and a new stock buyback program offset a downbeat first-quarter profit outlook.
Mkt Cap: 58.8b
Short Interest: 2.6%
52wk hi/lo: 1,378.96/990.69
Technicals of note: 200dma: 1,140; 50dma: 1,053
Pre-mkt volume and ratio: 206k/.27
Bid/ask spread: 2.00
Pre-mkt stock action: Pretty much traded at a low of 1190 and a high of 1221. Looks to have a rang between 1200 and 1220, or 1.6%
SolarCity Corp. SCTY, -4.08% late Wednesday reported an adjusted quarterly loss that was wider than expected.
Mkt Cap: $5.5b
Short Interest: 34.25%
52wk hi/lo: 88.35/45.79
Technicals of note: 200dma: 57.78; 50dma: 51.97
Pre-mkt volume and ratio: 68.5k/.03
Bid/ask spread: $0.07
Pre-mkt stock action: The stock dropped right after the release AMC yesterday from its close of 57.10. It traded as low as 53.50 and has been trading around 55.
SunEdison Inc. SUNE, -3.04% late Wednesday posted quarterly revenue that fell short of analysts’ estimates, though its adjusted quarterly loss was smaller than expected.
Mkt Cap: $6b
Short Interest: 29.55%
52wk hi/lo: 24.35/13.09
Technicals of note: 200dma: 19.79; 50dma: 19.80
Pre-mkt volume and ratio: 43k/.004
Bid/ask spread: $0.02
Pre-mkt stock action: It closed at 22.02 and has traded in the pre-mkt between 21 and 21.50. Its currently trading around 21.40