Coinstar ( CSTR), which owns the owns the Redbox DVD kiosks, said fourth-quarter profit declined 27% due to poor performance at its new ventures. Coinstar also forecast disappointing earnings on Thursday, saying it expects earn 77 cents to 92 cents a share from continuing operations in the first quarter on revenue of $568 million to $593 million. Analysts forecast earnings of $1.22 a share on revenue of $628.8 million.
AOL ( AOL) is expected by Wall Street Friday to report fourth-quarter earnings of 41 cents a share on revenue of $573.7 million. 5 Big Tech Stocks to Trade (or Not)
Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), the maker of video game "Call of Duty," posted fourth-quarter earnings that topped analysts' estimates as revenue jumped 26% to $1.77 billion. Activision said Thursday it expects first-quarter adjusted earnings of 10 cents a share on revenue of $690 million. Analysts expect earnings of 9 cents a share on revenue of $693.5 million.
Earnings expected Friday include Carlisle ( CSL), CBOE Holdings ( CBOE), Moody's ( MCO) and Laboratory Corporation of America ( LH). 4 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves
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