9. -- Pier 1 Imports (PIR) reported fourth-quarter earnings of 41 cents a share, down from 58 cents a share a year earlier.

The stock rose 3.7% in premarket trading to $18.90. 

10. --  The Treasury Department raised $2.38 billion after selling a large chunk of its stock in Ally Financial as part of the government's ongoing effort to recoup the billions of dollars spent bailing out companies during the 2008 financial crisis.

Treasury said Wednesday that it got $25 each for the 95 million shares it sold in an initial public offering. The pricing of the IPO came at the low end of the forecast range of $25 to $28 per share.