Updated from 12:02 p.m. EDT

Casey's General Stores

(CASY) - Get Report

was among the

Nasdaq's

winners Thursday, as shares rose 5.1% after the retailer posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results.

The company earned $16.6 million, or 33 cents a share, on revenue of $1 billion. Excluding a one-time gain, the company earned 30 cents a share. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expected earnings of 26 cents a share on revenue of $995.4 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $10.4 million, or 21 cents a share, on revenue of $883.4 million. Shares closed up $1.36 to $28.03.

Enersys

(ENS) - Get Report

rose 6% after the battery maker posted fourth-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street's forecast. The company earned $10.6 million, or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $413.6 million. Analysts expected earnings of 19 cents a share. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $11.7 million, or 25 cents a share, on revenue of $353.2 million.

Looking ahead, Enersys sees first-quarter adjusted earnings of 24 cents to 28 cents a share. Analysts project earnings of 20 cents a share. Shares closed up $1.06 to $18.89.

Shares of

Del Monte Foods

( DLM) traded actively after the fruits and vegetables distributor posted in-line fourth-quarter earnings and warned that first-quarter results would be below forecasts. The company earned $36.7 million, or 18 cents a share, on revenue of $940.1 million. Excluding items, the company earned 22 cents a share. Analysts expected earnings of 22 cents a share on revenue of $897.3 million. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $57.9 million, or 29 cents a share, on revenue of $799.2 million.

Looking ahead, Del Monte Foods expects to earn in a range of somewhere between a first-quarter loss of 2 cents a share and a profit of 2 cents a share. Guidance includes restructuring costs of a penny a share. Meanwhile, Del Monte predicts revenue growth of 5% to 7%, which implies revenue of about $708 million to $721 million. Analysts project earnings of 6 cents a share on revenue of about $728 million. Shares closed up 56 cents, or 4.8%, to $12.14.

Furniture Brands

(FBN)

rose 4.4% after the furniture maker said that second-quarter sales would be better than previously forecast. The company now sees revenue falling by less than 12%. Previously, the company said that it would fall by 15%. The company now sees a narrower loss of 3 cents to 7 cents a share, including restructuring costs of 2 cents a share. Furniture Brands previously said that it would post a loss of 7 cents to 11 cents a share, including the restructuring costs. Analysts, which usually strip out one-time gains and losses, project a loss of 8 cents a share. Shares closed up 61 cents to $14.62.

Shares of

Select Comfort

(SCSS)

traded actively after the mattress maker cut its full-year guidance. The company now sees earnings of 87 cents to 93 cents a share on revenue of $840 million to $860 million. Analysts project earnings of $1 a share on revenue of $891.6 million. Shares were trading down earlier in the day but closed up 16 cents, or 0.9%, to $17.13.