rose 13% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the provider of weight-loss products beat Wall Street's earnings expectations and offered a better-than-anticipated outlook. The company posted fourth-quarter income of $6.3 million, or 17 cents a share, reversing a year-earlier loss of $605,000, or 2 cents a share. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call were looking for earnings of 16 cents a share. Revenue soared to $69.7 million from $7.9 million. Analysts expected revenue of $69.5 million.
For the first quarter, NutriSystem predicts earnings of 40 cents to 42 cents a share, above analysts' projection of 37 cents. The company forecast revenue of $122 million to $127 million, also topping analysts' average projection of $117.1 million. For all of 2006, the company sees revenue of $415 million to $425 million and earnings of $1.36 to $1.46 a share. Analysts expect revenue of $418.3 million and earnings of $1.29 a share. The company's earnings forecasts exclude expenses related to stock-based compensation. NutriSystem gained $4.89 to $42.60 in after-hours trading.
( FOXH) climbed 9% late Tuesday after the medical-device maker reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter loss. The company posted a loss of $160,000, or a penny a share, compared with a loss of $7.5 million, or 50 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding stock-based compensation expense, earnings were $1.1 million, or 5 cents a share. Revenue increased 16% from a year earlier to $41.9 million. Analysts were looking for a loss of 4 cents a share and revenue of $41.8 million.
FoxHollow forecast first-quarter earnings of 1 cent to 5 cents a share, before items. Analysts expect a loss of 24 cents a share. Including compensation charges, the company projects a net loss of 62 cents to 66 cents a share. FoxHollow targets first-quarter revenue of $44 million to $46 million, compared with analysts' forecast of $45.4 million. For all of 2006, the company expects earnings of 70 cents to 87 cents a share, before items, with revenue of $210 million to $220 million. Wall Street is looking for a loss of 4 cents a share and revenue of $214 million. The company's shares gained $2.66 to $32 in after-hours trading.
( INPC) shares tumbled after the online wireless service and device company reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter results. The company posted a loss of $24.6 million, or 69 cents a share, compared with a loss of $7.9 million, or 37 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue increased 75.5% over last year to $85.2 million. Analysts were looking for a 22-cent profit on sales of $95 million.
The company said operating margins for 2006 will be lower than originally expected, due to an anticipated reduction in carrier commissions in exchange for residual commissions. InPhonic projected first-quarter revenue of around $84 million and 2006 revenue of about $405 million. Analysts were looking for a top line of $94 million for the quarter and $428 million for the year. InPhonic shares dropped $1.47, or 18%, to $6.50 in after-hours trading.
fell after the restaurant chain missed Wall Street's fourth-quarter expectations. The company posted income of $6.3 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with a loss of $331,000, or 1 cent a share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 21% to $117.6 million. Analysts projected earnings of 10 cents a share and revenue of $119.7 million. The company maintained its projection for full-year earnings of 52 cents a share, compared with analysts' estimate of 48 cents. Texas Roadhouse slipped 44 cents, or 2.8%, to $15.50 in after-hours trading.
( CKCM) slipped in late trading even though the company posted a big jump in fourth-quarter earnings. The maker of supply-chain management systems posted earnings under generally accepted accounting principles of $9.9 million, or 79 cents a share, including a $5.4 million reversal of a portion of its deferred tax asset-valuation allowance. Excluding items, the company's profit rose to $5.5 million, or 44 cents a share, from $1.9 million, or 19 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue more than doubled to $18.2 million from $7.2 million. Two analysts had an average estimate for earnings of 43 cents a share, before items, and revenue of $17.5 million. Shares of Click Commerce fell $1.09, or 4%, to $26.65 in after-hours trading.