Stock Futures Up Ahead of Housing Data: CAT, BWLD, GOOG, WAG, TIVO, HPQ

Stock futures in the U.S. are showing the markets will open slightly higher ahead of three economic reports. Investors can expect to see data from housing, consumer confidence and manufacturing later today. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index for July should be released shortly before market open. Most analysts are forecasting a 0.8% increase for July. About 30 minutes after the opening bell, consumer confidence data and the Richmond Manufacturing Index will be released.

Europe will still be in focus today as rumors and speculation swirl over Spain and whether they will be forced to accept a full bailout. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ECB President Mario Draghi are also expected to meet in Berlin at some point today.

Right now futures are showing the opening 29 points higher, the Nasdaq 5 points higher and the S&P 500 1 point higher. [Read more...]

Nasdaq Stocks Heading Lower Today: NFLX, RFMD, PLCM, TRIP, BWLD, SRPT

NasdaqNetflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is down 23% this morning at $61.90. NFLX has traded 12.1 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 4.9 million shares. NFLX shares are tanking today after disappointing quarterly results. The company has a market cap of 3.44 billion.

RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) is down 18.44% today at $3.50. RFMD has traded 11.02 million shares so far today, nearly 3 times its daily average. RFMD shares are falling today after its guidance for the second quarter comes in weak. RF Micro Devices was also downgraded by Northland Securities and Craig-Hallum today. The company has a market cap of 981.85 million. [Read more...]

Insiders Trading Report for April 10

Traders at the NYSEInvestors that were waiting for a pullback finally got their. The lackluster jobs numbers sent the major indices plummeting yesterday. Whether or not this is just a pullback before a continuation of a rally or a sign of a correction is unknown. Earnings season is kicking up, so that should give a clue as to the trajectory of the recovery.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) fell 1.63% Monday and closed at $55.43. CBRL traded 270 thousand shares yesterday, above its daily average of 218 thousand shares. Sadar Biglari bought 65,000 shares at $55.60 on April 9.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:KERX) fell 7.59% on Monday and finished at $1.46. KERX traded 3.3 million shares on Monday, slightly above its daily average of 3.2 million shares. Michael Tarnok (Director) bought 17,500 shares at $1.55 on April 5. [Read more...]

Morning Gainers: CSC, BWLD, LVLT, DEXO, RL, CERN

Stocks are trading slightly higher this morning as investors hope to hear some positive news out of Greece today. EU officials have been warning Greece that they can continue on without the financially troubled nation. The Dow is currently up 8 points, the Nasdaq is up 13 points and the S&P 500 is up 3 points.

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) is up 24.85% today at $33.06. CSC has traded 3.4 million shares so far today, above the 2.3 million shares a day the stock trades on average. CSC shares rise after the company appoints Mike Lawrie to President and CEO. The company has a market cap of 5.15 billion.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) is up 12.84% this morning at $79.20. BWLD has traded 2.4 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 473 thousand shares. BWLS shares are surging today after posting good quarterly results yesterday. The company has a market cap of 1.47 billion.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) is up 12.30% today at $22.00. LVLT has traded 3.5 million shares so far today, 3 times the stock’s daily volume. Level 3 is up today after posting fourth quarter results. LVLT’s loss narrowed as the company beat estimates. The company posted a loss of $163 million from $207 million the year prior. Revenue rose to $1.58 billion. Level 3 reported an adjusted net loss of $0.62 per share, analysts were estimating $1.02 per share. The company has a market cap of 4.59 billion.

Dex One Corporation (NYSE:DEXO) is up 11.08% today at $2.0994. DEXO has traded 1.2 million shares so far today and trades 1.6 million shares a day on average. DEXO shares are up $0.40 a share over the past week. The company has a market cap of 104.99 million.

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is up 10.26% today at $173.19. RL has traded 2.5 million shares this morning, double its daily average. RL shares are up on strong earnings and outlook. Ralph Lauren posted earnings of $1.78 a share, beating estimates of $1.67 a share. The company has a market cap of 15.85 billion.

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) is up 12.98% this morning at $70.69. CERN has traded 1.8 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 1.2 million shares a day. CERN shares are up thanks to strong fourth quarter results. Cerner saw profit jump 30% and earned $0.52 per share for the fourth quarter. The company has a market cap of 12.01 billion.

After Hours Winners and Losers: BWLD, OPEN, GLUU, SGI

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) is trading up 15.16% in after hours at $80.95. BWLD shares are up in after hours trading following the company’s fourth quarter results. Buffalo WIld Wings posted EPS of $0.73 per share, beating Wall Street estimates of $0.67 per share. Revenue was up 34.5% in the fourth quarter at $220.5 million. The company has a market cap of 1.29 billion.

OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPEN) is up 3.98% in after hours trading at $53.50. OPEN shares are rising late this afternoon on strong fourth quarter results. OpenTable saw revenue jump 21% to $37.2 million. Net income for the quarter was $0.29 a share. The company has a market cap of 1.22 billion.

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) is up 2.53% in after hours trading at $4.05. GLUU shares are rising after posting good fourth quarter results. Glu Mobile beat EPS estimates by $0.08 a share and also beat on revenue. Guidance is also on track with analysts’ estimates. The company has a market cap of 251.61 million.

Silicon Graphics International (NASDAQ:SGI) is down 24.15% in after hours trading at $10.90. SGI shares tank on poor quarterly results. Silicon Graphics missed EPS estimates by $0.22 and their guidance was also below estimates. The company has a market cap of 453.83 million.

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