Dylan Ratigan started Pops and Drops by citing companies making some sharp turns during after-hour trading. Amazon.com ( AMZN - Get Report) is down after-hours upon reporting that its second-quarter profit rose to $158 million, or 37 cents a share, from the $78 million, or 19 cents a share, it earned in the same quarter last year. Its outlook did not impress investors; Amazon stated that its revenue would increase from $20.0 billion to $20.1 billion. Qualcomm ( QCOM - Get Report) was up 9% to $48.93 after postponing third-quarter earnings as investors speculate in a possible delay in the court battle with Nokia ( NOK - Get Report). Chipotle Mexican ( CMG - Get Report) was down 10% to $76 after reporting that its profits missed by a penny. And MEMC ( WFR) fell sharply by 28% to $28.52 after missing its earnings by 8 cents. Ratigan asked if Sirius Satellite ( SIRI - Get Report) and XM Satellite will finally gain approval to merge. Sirius was up 13% to $2.68, and XM was up 10% to $10.04. Jeff Macke responded to Ratigan by saying, "Who cares if they merge? They are dead." Pepsi ( PEP - Get Report) was up 2% to $67.72. Joe Terranova is very bullish on Pepsi, saying "I think it goes to $70." Boeing ( BA - Get Report) was down 4% to $66.72 after the company reported a drop in second-quarter profits. Karen Finerman stated the company mentioned the weakness was because the "mix was bad." Intuitive Surgical ( ISRG - Get Report) surged 18% to $331.13. Pete Najarian said the Da Vinci product "is doing beautifully for the company."
CEC Entertainment ( CEC) rose 24% to $36.72. Macke said "there has been a huge rally." Hershey ( HSY) was up about 5% to $36.85. Terranova said "this is the first pop I have seen in Hershey." He advises to just stick away from the stock. Whirlpool ( WHR - Get Report) was up 12% to $76.69. Finerman stated that the company released good earnings but citied the rally as a result of shorts covering their shares. Zimmer Holdings ( ZMH) was down by 7% to $ $66.01. Najarian said the downward movement had to do with the company lowering sales forecasts for the year. Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ - Get Report) was up about 7% to $8.85. Macke stated the rally had to do with the stock being "beaten senseless" for quite a while. Ryder Systems ( R - Get Report) was down by 10% to $67.58. Terranova said investors should have owned the ETF for this sector, since people would have benefited much better than from owning the particular stock.