This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Thursday's Winners & Losers: Books-A-Million

Updated from 10:58 a.m. EDT

Books-A-Million (BAMM) was among the Nasdaq's winners Thursday, as shares jumped 8.8% after the book retailer announced a special dividend of $3 a share.

The one-time dividend will be paid on July 5 to shareholders of record on June 20. The special dividend will cost the company about $50.4 million. Books-A-Million has some 16.8 million shares outstanding. Shares closed up $1.47 to $18.19.

Monster Worldwide (MNST) slipped 2.5% after the company announced another high-profile departure. The online job search company said that chief financial officer Lanny Baker will leave the company to pursue other interests. He will be replaced by Timothy Yates. In April, former chief executive William Pastore was replaced by Sal Ianuzzi. Before that, William Pastore had taken over for Andrew McKelvey, who left the company in October. Shares closed down $1.15 to $44.71.

Shares of UTI Worldwide (UTIW) rose 1.9% after the logistics company posted in-line first-quarter earnings on better-than-expected revenue. The company earned $18.1 million, or 18 cents a share, on revenue of $944.7 million. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expected earnings of 18 cents a share on revenue of $915.3 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $19.3 million, or 20 cents a share, on revenue of $773.7 million.

Looking ahead, UTI Worldwide continues to full-year earnings of $1.14 to $1.22 a share. Analysts project earnings of $1.15 a share. Shares closed up 51 cents to $27.03.

DynCorp International (DCP) surged 22.9% after the defense contractor posted fourth-quarter results that topped Wall Street's forecast. The company earned $18.9 million, or 33 cents a share, on revenue of $552.3 million. Analysts had expected earnings of 28 cents a share on revenue of $540 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $5.8 million, or 18 cents a share, on revenue of $548.8 million.

Looking ahead, DynCorp sees fiscal 2008 earnings of $1 to $1.10 a share on revenue of $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion. Analysts project earnings of $1.02 a share on revenue of $2.37 billion. Shares closed up $3.85 to $20.70.

Shares of Volt Information Services (VOL) tumbled 15.7% after the staffing-services company posted second-quarter results that fell below expectations. The company earned $6.4 million, or 28 cents a share, on revenue of $568.2 million. Analysts expected earnings of 41 cents a share on revenue of $612 million. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $9.1 million, or 39 cents a share, on revenue of $593.8 million. Shares were down $3.99 to $21.41.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,265.99 +109.14 0.64%
S&P 500 2,011.36 +9.79 0.49%
NASDAQ 4,593.4250 +31.2360 0.68%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs