Early Stock Gainers As Overall Market Looks Weak: LCC, TXT, CA, HGSI, AFFX, DAL

US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC) is up 15.44% today at $7.41. LCC shares are rallying after US Airways earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations. Excluding charges, US Airways earned $0.13 per share in the fourth quarter, well above analysts’ estimates of $0.02 per share. Revenue jumped 9% to $3.16 billion. The company would have earned even more if not for soaring fuel prices. LCC has traded 8.6 million shares so far today, 2 million shares more than its daily average. The company has a market cap of 1.19 billion.

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) is up 14.39% this morning at $24.72. TXT has traded 7.7 million shares so far today, close to double its daily average. Textron posted a fourth quarter loss today, but shares rose on the company’s outlook. The company expects 2012 profit from continuing operations to be between $1.80 and $2 per share. Analysts had estimated around $1.66 per share. The company has a market cap of 6.90 billion.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) is up 9.96% in early trading at $25.10. CA has traded 8.5 million shares so far today, about triple its daily average volume. CA shares are climbing after reporting its fiscal third quarter results. The company also announced it will increase its annual dividend five times to $1. Earnings rose 32% in the fiscal third quarter. The company has a market cap of 12.37 billion.

Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:HGSI) is up 5.81% today at $9.66. HGSI has traded 5.7 million shares so far this morning and trades 6.6 million shares a day on average. HGSI shares are up more than $2 a share since the start of the new year. The company has a market cap of 1.94 billion.

Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) is up 4.84% this morning at $4.99. AFFX has traded 1.4 million shares today, 50% more volume than it trades on average. AFFX shares are seeing a slight boost today following the Roche deal to buy Illumina. The company has a market cap of 357.30 million.

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is up 8.26% today at $10.15. DAL has traded 13.1 million shares so far today, 2 million shares more than its daily average. DAL shares are up after the company saw a 44% jump in profits. Revenue was up 11% at $35.1 billion with EPS of $1.01. The company has a market cap of 8.51 billion.

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Kyle Pinder has has over five years trading and research experience in the large cap space. While still in grad school, Kyle trades daily and keep Active Investor up to date with the latest breaking news coming out of Wall Street and Washington.
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