NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Earnings volatility continued this week as the old-Internet pioneer AOL (AOL) took off in a moon-shot after its earnings beat expectations premarket on Tuesday. Then in afterhours trading the luxury electric automobile manufacturer Tesla Motors (TSLA) reported an earnings beat, but the stock took a turn to the woodshed on a miss of what's was called analysts' whisper numbers.On Monday I wrote Earnings From AOL to Zillow Includes Tesla Today and Tomorrow where I showed four buy rated stocks out of 11 including AOL. This morning AOL and one other stock were downgraded to hold from buy. Tesla maintained a hold rating according to www.ValuEngine.com.
Leapfrog ( LF) ($7.73) beat EPS estimates by 6 cents earning 38 cents a share in afterhours trading on Monday. The hold rated maker of tech-based educational toys for children traded as low as $7.62 on Wednesday. My semiannual risky level is $8.57. Mosaic ( MOS) ($46.35) missed EPS estimates by 5 cents earning 51 cents in the premarket on Tuesday. The hold rated fertilizer company has a monthly value level at $42.19 with a weekly risky level at $49.06. Marathon Oil ( MRO) ($36.45) beat EPS estimates by 9 cents earning 87 cents a share in afterhours trading on Monday. The hold rated integrated oil and gas company has a weekly value at $34.85 with a monthly pivot at $35.73 and semiannual risky level at $38.02. OpenTable ( OPEN) ($79.92) beat EPS estimates by 8 cents earning 37 cents a share in afterhours trading on Tuesday. The stock had a moon-shot to $82.87 on Wednesday. The buy rated Internet based restaurant reservation service has been downgraded to hold this morning. My semiannual value level is $69.33 and a monthly pivot at $76.88. Tidewater ( TDW) ($62.01) beat EPS estimates by 29 cents earning $1.15 a share in afterhours trading on Monday. The sell rated operator of fleets that serves the offshore energy industry traded as high as $63.19 on Tuesday. My semiannual value level is $56.82 with an annual pivot at $59.59 and annual risky level at $63.31. Z) ($78.81) beat EPS estimates by 7 cents reporting a loss of 11 cents a share. The hold rated real estate information website zoomed to its 50-day SMA at $87.68 then fell to $77.20. My weekly value level is $75.01 with a monthly risky level at $99.23.