Updated from 11:24 a.m. EDTShares of Action Performance ( ATN) were among the NYSE's losers Thursday after the company posted weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings and sales and offered a bleak fourth-quarter outlook. Excluding items, the maker of die-cast cars posted a profit of 31 cents a share on sales of $92.2 million during the third quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call had expected it to earn 42 cents a share on sales of $94 million. Looking ahead, the company said that "the challenging retail environment" has made it difficult to accurately predict sales, so it has decided to not offer specific fourth-quarter guidance. It did say, however, that fourth-quarter earnings and sales would be "less than previously anticipated." Analysts are looking for it to earn 48 cents a share on sales of $102 million during this year's fourth quarter. Shares of Action Performance traded down $2.85, or 20.7%, to $10.90. Marvel Enterprises ( MVL) fell after it reported stronger-than-expected second-quarter results but warned that third-quarter results would fall short of expectations. The entertainment licensing company earned 25 cents a share during the second quarter on sales of $155.5 million. Analysts had expected it to earn 19 cents a share on sales of $150.5 million. Looking ahead, however, it forecast a third-quarter profit of 20 cents to 23 cents a share on sales of $97 million to $102 million. Analysts were expecting it to earn 25 cents a share on sales of $108 million. Shares of Marvel Enterprises traded down $2.32, or 15%, to $13.18. Shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises ( CCE) fell after the company posted weaker-than-expected second-quarter results and warned that full-year results would fall short of expectations. Excluding items, the Coca-Cola bottler earned 48 cents a share on sales of $4.84 billion. Analysts had expected it to earn 61 cents a share on sales of $4.91 billion. Looking ahead, it now expects full-year earnings to be at the low end of its current range of $1.48 to $1.52 a share. Analysts are looking for it to earn $1.54 for the year. Shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises traded down $4.40, or 17.6%, to $20.63.