Shares of Quiksilver ( ZQK) were among the NYSE's losers Wednesday, falling 14% after the company affirmed its fourth-quarter and 2005 outlook but warned that 2006 earnings would be below Wall Street forecasts. The apparel and sports equipment company continues to expect fourth-quarter earnings of 26 cents to 27 cents a share on sales of $582 million to $592 million. For all of 2005 the company expects earnings of 86 cents to 87 cents a share on sales of $1.73 billion to $1.74 billion. Analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call are expecting fourth-quarter earnings of 19 cents a share on sales of $589.5 million. For the year, analysts are looking for earnings of 87 cents a share on sales of $1.73 billion. Looking ahead, however, Quiksilver forecast fiscal 2006 earnings of 87 cents to 88 cents a share on sales of $2.25 billion to $2.27 billion. The Street was expecting earnings of 98 cents a share on sales of $2.19 billion. "Some factors are leading the company to moderate its current view on fiscal 2006," the company said. "First, the company has taken aggressive steps to more rapidly integrate Rossignol, while other components will be completed and announced later in 2006. Second, the strengthening dollar and higher than anticipated interest expense are also expected to impact results." Shares recently traded down $1.80 to $11.20. Jakks Pacific ( JAKK) rose 4% after the toy maker posted third-quarter results that were better than analysts expected. The company earned $32.8 million, or $1.05 a share, on sales of $233.5 million. Analysts were expecting earnings of 89 cents a share on sales of $211 million. A year ago, the company earned $23.3 million, or 76 cents a share, on sales of $206.1 million. Jakks said that it continues to expect 2005 earnings of $2.28 a share on sales of $660 million. Analysts project earnings of $2.18 a share on sales of $644 million. Shares were trading up 74 cents to $17.67.