Shares of Domino's Pizza ( DPZ) were among the NYSE's losers Tuesday, tumbling 13% after the pizza maker missed third-quarter estimates and said the U.S. operating environment remains "challenging." Domino's said its third-quarter dropped 55% to $11 million, or 17 cents a share. Revenue inched up 3.3% to $337.3 million. The results fell short of analysts' expectation for earnings of 23 cents a share and revenue of $351 million, according to Thomson Financial. Domino's said "unprecedented cost pressures" and a weak consumer environment hurt its U.S. results. Shares recently were down $2.11 to $14.45. Tetra Technologies ( TTI) also was on the decline after the oil-and-gas services concern withdrew its 2007 earnings guidance. The company had previously projected earnings of $1.30 to $1.50 a share, but it said issues such as impairment charges and a lack of insurance recoveries will hit results. Shares tumbled $1.74, or 8.1%, to $19.88. Among the winners, Lululemon ( LULU) shares jumped 17% after the yoga-wear maker boosted third-quarter targets. The company said that earnings for the period should top its prior guidance of 5 cents to 6 cents a share. Analyst, on average, projected earnings of 6 cents a share. The company attributed the improved outlook to a strengthening Canadian dollar and robust sales. Lululemon said same-store sales rose in the mid-30s percentage over a year earlier, compared with its guidance for growth in the mid to high teens. Shares were adding $7.09 to $48.22.
Shares of Saks ( SKS) climbed 5% amid continued speculation that the luxury retailer is up for sale. Citi analyst Deborah Weinswig said in a note to investors that she wouldn't rule out a takeover, according to Bloomberg. She listed Cerberus Capital, luxury firm PPR and Icelandic retailer Baugur Group as potential suitors. Saks shares rose 4% Monday after Women's Wear Daily reported that the company may be warming up to a sale. Shares recently were up another 90 cents to $19.62. Shares of Scripps ( SSP) jumped 9% after the media company said it plans to split its business into two. One business, to be called Scripps Networks Interactive, will focus on TV networks such as HGTV, the Food Network and Great American Country. The remaining Scripps business will consist of the company's newspaper operations. Shares of Scripps were up $3.72 to $46.