Tonight's special entree was hog. All hog, baby.
But this porcine dish was not passed through
Nope, this baby was alive and kicking.
, maker of the biggest and the baddest of the bikes, reported stronger-than-expected earnings this evening of 26 cents a share, smacking down the 12-analyst estimate of 24 cents and easily outpacing last year's 19-cent return.
Troubled waste-services company
announced tonight that it has hired
to act as its financial adviser as it attempts to restructure its business and finances.
Last month, South Carolina-based Safety-Kleen said it would delay the release of its fiscal second-quarter results in light of an investigation into the company's accounting practices.
In other postclose news (
earnings estimates from First Call/Thomson Financial; earnings reported on a diluted basis unless otherwise specified
Earnings/revenue reports and estimates
reported stronger-than-expected earnings of 56 cents per share, beating the 14-analyst estimate of 54 cents and topping last year's 49-cent return.
, a manufacturer of fiber optic components and modules for optical networks, announced that it earned 24 cents in its fiscal third quarter versus 14 cents in the same period last year. The number beat the 16-analyst estimate of 21 cents a share.
Research in Motion
reported fourth-quarter earnings of 5 cents a share, matching its results from the same quarter a year ago and in-line with the 11-analyst estimate.
reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings this evening of 6 cents a share, compared with the 8-analyst estimate of 4 cents and the year-ago loss of 23 cents a share.
Offerings and stock actions
American Technical Ceramics
announced a 2-for-1 stock split after the close.
has cancelled a $300 million sale of 30-year securities due to unfavorable market conditions.
tonight that it has named Andrew Clark to serve as the new CFO.
announced that president and CEO Daniel Gillis has been named chairman of the company's board of directors. Gillis replaces Carl Rickerson, who served as chairman since early 1997.