Advanced Micro Devices
surged after the bell Thursday on news that
plans to include the AMD Opteron processor in its servers by the end of the year. The AMD chips will be in addition to Dell servers running
chips. Shares of the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based chipmaker gained $4.07, or 13%, to $35.42 in late trading. Intel shares, meanwhile, dropped 88 cents, or 4.7%, to $17.77 after hours.
In addition to the AMD news, Dell reported first-quarter earnings of $762 million, or 33 cents a share, down from $934 million, or 37 cents a share, a year earlier. Sales were up 6% year over year, at $14.2 billion. The results were in line with Dell's lowered projections given earlier this month. The computer maker said it expects second-quarter results to be similar to those of the first quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call had forecast second-quarter earnings of 34 cents a share on revenue of $14.34 billion, suggesting Dell's guidance is slightly below current estimates. Still, shares advanced 85 cents, or 3.6%, to $24.80 after hours.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
retreated after the restaurant chain gave disappointing earnings guidance. For the first quarter, the company reported earnings of $7.4 million, or 44 cents a share, down from $8 million, or 48 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue increased 21% to $170.5 million from $141.2 million. Company-owned same-restaurant sales increased 4.8%. Analysts were looking for earnings of 44 cents a share on revenue of $169.7 million.
Red Robin expects second-quarter earnings of 37 cents to 40 cents a share, with revenue of $134 million to $135 million. Analysts predict second-quarter earnings of 43 cents a share and a top line of $136.4 million. For the full year, Red Robin predicted earnings of $1.70 and $1.78 a share, slightly down from its February guidance of $1.72 to $1.82. The company sees revenue of $590 million to $597 million. Wall Street anticipates earnings of $1.78 a share and revenue of $596.1 million. Shares fell $2.70, or 6.14%, to $41.30 recently.
climbed after the apparel-and-accessory chain handily beat Wall Street's first-quarter earnings expectations. The retailer posted income of $6.9 million, or 49 cents a share, up from $3.3 million, or 30 cents a share, a year ago. Sales jumped to $91.7 million from $63.6 million, as same-store sales increased 21%. Analysts had forecast earnings of 38 cents a share and revenue of $85.2 million.
Citi Trends increased its fiscal 2006 earnings projection to $1.43 to $1.47 a share from a previously forecast $1.25 to $1.29. Wall Street targets earnings of $1.32 a share. Citi Trends shares rose $2.20, or 4.5%, to $50.82 in after-hours trading.
surged as the mixed-signal semiconductor maker posted better-than-anticipated fiscal fourth-quarter results. For the quarter ended April 1, the company's earnings jumped to $5.1 million, or 37 cents a share, from $433,000, or 3 cents a share, a year ago. Sales ballooned to $24 million from $11.8 million last year. Analysts were looking for earnings of 32 cents a share on revenue of $22.2 million.
"We expect modest sequential growth in our first fiscal quarter over the prior quarter, double-digit growth over the same quarter last year, and double-digit growth for the new fiscal year over the last fiscal year," said Henry C. Pao, president and chief executive, in a statement. Shares climbed $3.89, or nearly 11%, to $40.50 after hours.
rose after the retailer posted a higher-than-expected jump in first-quarter profits and raised its full-year guidance. The high-end department-store operator earned $131.2 million, or 48 cents a share, in the quarter, up from $104.5 million, or 38 cents a share, a year earlier. Sales rose to $1.79 billion from $1.65 billion a year earlier, as same-store sales climbed 5.4%.
Looking ahead, Nordstrom forecast second-quarter earnings of 59 cents to 64 cents a share, in line with analysts' mean estimate of 62 cents. The company sees earnings per share of $2.24 to $2.32 for the full year, up from its February forecast of $2.15 to $2.23. Analysts project earnings of $2.26 a share for the year ending next February. Nordstrom shares rose 74 cents, or 2.1%, to $36.24 in after-hours trading.