Updated from 11:15 a.m. EDT

Shares of

Sharper Image


were among the


losers Thursday after it reported flat July same-store sales and warned that second-quarter earnings would fall below expectations.

The specialty retailer said July sales and gross margins were hurt by less television advertising, less-than-anticipated sales from direct-response media spending and less foot traffic at its retail stores. Looking ahead, it now expects second-quarter earnings of 3 cents to 5 cents a share. Analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call had expected it to earn 10 cents a share. Sharper Image also trimmed its full-year profit outlook, saying that it now expects earnings of $1.83 to $1.87 a share. Previously, it expected earnings of $2 to $2.04. Analysts were expecting $2.01. Shares of Sharper Image traded down $6.06, or 23.8%, to $19.43.

Hansen Natural


rose after it posted strong second-quarter earnings and sales. The beverage maker's earnings jumped 152%, to 43 cents a share vs. 19 cents a share a year ago. Sales climbed 65% and came in at $58 million. Strong performance for the company's Monster Energy and Lo-Carb Monster Energy drinks fueled the solid results. The strong results in the energy group offset weaker sales in Hansen's children's multivitamin drinks and in several smoothie drinks. Shares of Hansen Natural closed up $2.45, or 11.6%, to $23.54.

Shares of



fell after the company posted weak July same-store sales and warned that second-quarter earnings would fall short of expectations. The specialty furniture retailer said that July same-store sales fell 25% from a year ago. Second-quarter sales, meanwhile, totaled $122.4 million, below analysts' expectations of $127.5 million. Looking ahead, Bombay now expects to post a second-quarter loss of 18 cents to 20 cents a share. Analysts were expecting it to post a loss of 14 cents a share. Bombay is scheduled to release its earnings on August 19. Shares of Bombay traded down 78 cents, or 13.6%, to $4.95.

Goodyear Tire

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rose after it swung to a second-quarter profit that topped expectations. The tire company earned 14 cents a share on sales of $4.5 billion, reversing a year-ago loss of 30 cents a share on sales of $3.8 billion. Analysts had expected Goodyear to post second-quarter earnings of 8 cents a share. Shares of Goodyear Tire traded up 5 cents, or 0.5%, to $10.90.

Shares of



rose after the company posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and sales and said that

full-year sales would easily surpass analysts' forecasts. The marketing services company posted a second-quarter profit of 11 cents a share on sales of $27.8 million. Analysts had expected it to earn 6 cents a share on sales of $24 million. Looking ahead, the company forecast full-year sales of $148 million to $155 million. Analysts had been expecting sales of $122.6 million. Despite the stronger-than-expected sales expectations, the company forecast full-year earnings of 26 cents a share, below the 29 cents a share that analysts were expecting. Shares of aQuantive closed up 95 cents, or 12.6%, to $8.51.


volume leaders included


(GPS) - Get Report

, down $1.59 to $19.79;



, up 4 cents to $18.00;



, down 5 cents to $3.01;

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

, down 66 cents to $32.22;


(PFE) - Get Report

, down 75 cents to $31.65;

Nortel Networks


, down 9 cents to $3.61.

Nasdaq volume leaders included


(INTC) - Get Report

, down 30 cents to $23.67;


(ORCL) - Get Report

, down 20 cents to $10.64;


(CSCO) - Get Report

, down 51 cents to $20.61;


(MSFT) - Get Report

, down 53 cents to $27.53; and

JDS Uniphase


, down 9 cents to $3.26.