05/04 StreetInsider.com Unusual 11 Mid-Day Movers
Graphic Packaging Corp. (NYSE: GPK) 22.7% HIGHER; Reports a Q1 loss of $0.16, 1 cent better than estimates. Net sales decreased 0.4% to $580.4 million during first quarter 2006, compared to first quarter 2005 net sales of $583.0 million.
Applied Films Corp. (Nasdaq: AFCO) 21.9% HIGHER; Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) agrees to acquire AFCO for $28.50 per share, or about $464 million.
PeopleSupport Inc. (Nasdaq: PSPT) 20.2% HIGHER; Reports Q1 EPS of $0.15, 4 cents better than estimates.(0.11) Revenues were $23 million vs. $20.75 million consensus. Sees Q2 revs of $23.2-$24 million versus the consensus of $21.15 million. Sees FY revs of $94-$96 million versus the consensus of $86.9 million.
Hudson Highland Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HHGP) 19.9% LOWER; Reports Q1 loss of $0.24, 7 cents worse than estimates. Revenues were $344.7 million vs. $344.5 million consensus. Given the current economic environment, the company expects 2006 EBITDA as a percent of revenue to be 2.5 to 3.5%, constant currency revenue growth of 1 to 5%.
i2 Tech (Nasdaq: ITWO) 19% LOWER; Reports Q1 earnings of $0.21 per share, 2 cent worse than estimates. Revenues came in at $64 million vs. the consensus of $68.8 million. Sees FY06 EPS of $1.00-$1.20 versus the consensus of $1.17.
Rudolph Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: RTEC) is 18.9% HIGHER; The company reported Q1 EPS of $0.09, ex-items, 1 cent better than estimates.(0.08) Revenues were $31.8 million. Sees Q2 EPS of $0.17-$0.21 versus the consensus of $0.16.
Expeditors Int'l of Washington (Nasdaq: EXPD) 18.8% HIGHER; Reports Q1 EPS of $0.47, 8 cents better than estimates.(0.39) Revenues were $1.02 billion vs. $937.83 million consensus. Company authorized a 2-for-1 stock split and announces semi-annual cash dividend of $.22 per share, a 46% increase from last year.
Catalina Marketing (NYSE: POS) 18.1% HIGHER; Reports Q4 earnings of $0.51 per share, 13 cents better than estimates. Revenues came in at $125.9 million versus the consensus of $116.5 million.
Chicos FAS (NYSE: CHS) 17.45% LOWER; Comparable store sales increased 5.4% for the four-week period ended April 29, 2006, compared to the same four-week period last year. Wall Street was expecting a 7.8% increase.
Sea Containers Ltd. (NYSE: SCR.a) 15% HIGHER; Up again after yesterday's 22% move when Appaloosa Partners disclosed an 11.3% stake. The company also announced the decision in the arbitration relating to GE SeaCo.
Playboy Enterprises (NYSE: PLA) 14.75% LOWER; Reports Q1 EPS of $0.02, 11 cents worse than estimates. Revenues were $82.1 million vs. $84.74 million consensus. Company sees a loss for Q2 earnings vs. consensus of $0.16 profit. Company says it will miss full-year earnings estimates as well.
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