shares jumped 14% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the pawn shop operator posted a 37% increase in first-quarter earnings and raised its full-year earnings forecast. The company's earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 31 rose to $6.8 million, or 50 cents a share, from $4.9 million, or 37 cents a share a year earlier. Total revenue increased 23% to $75.8 million. For the fiscal second quarter, the company projected earnings of 40 cents to 43 cents a share, up from 29 cents a year earlier. For the full year, EZCorp sees earnings of $1.50 to $1.55 a share, above its prior guidance of $1.45 to $1.50. The company's shares advanced $2.41 to $19.60 in late trading.
surged in after-hours trading after the Bermuda-based graphic design services company posted sharply higher second-quarter results. The company reported net income of $5.5 million or 13 cents a share for the December quarter, up from $104,000 a year earlier. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call had expected the company to post earnings of 8 cents a share. Revenue, meanwhile, rose 72% to $36.5 million.
The company also said Paul Flanagan, its executive vice president and chief financial officer, has worked out a transition plan with VistaPrint that will allow him to pursue positions with other companies. Shares of VistaPrint rose $4.45, or 16%, to $31.65 in after-hours trading.
shares rose after the portable headset maker beat analysts' third-quarter earnings expectations. The company posted earnings of $22 million, or 46 cents a share, down from $24 million, or 48 cents a share. Sales rose 48% to $222.4 million. Analysts expected the company to post earnings of 39 cents a share and revenue of $202 million.
For its fiscal fourth quarter, Plantronics forecast earnings of 39 cents to 44 cents a share, in line with analysts' projection of 41 cents. The company sees revenue of $200 million to $210 million, above Wall Street's target of $194 million. Plantronics advanced $2.59, or 8.6%, to $30.11 after hours.
shares plummeted late Tuesday after the company's chief executive resigned and earnings came in well short of estimates. Chief Executive Alison May, along with Kristine Dang, executive vice president, both left the Internet retailer. Earnings, meanwhile, were $4.1 million, or 43 cents a share, on sales of $53 million. Analysts had forecast earnings of 52 cents a share and sales of $58 million for the recent quarter. A year earlier, RedEnvelope posted earnings of $2.8 million, or 30 cents a share, on sales of $47.5 million. The company's shares dropped $1.43, or 14%, to $9 in after-hours trading.
, the operator of the Cracker Barrel restaurant chain, rose after the company said it is reviewing "potential capital structure initiatives intended to enhance shareholder value." The company is interviewing firms to serve as a financial adviser to help in the review process. CBRL also withdrew its previously issued guidance due to the review. CBRL shares gained $3.73, or 10.5%, to $39.25 in Tuesday's late trading.