U.S. Stock Futures Rise As EU Plan Is Agreed Upon. Stocks to Watch: BCSI, FLOW, AAPL, AMZN, THQI, TM
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCSI) is up 44.62% this morning at $17.48. BCSI has traded 1.5 million shares in pre market trading, already above its daily average for the day. Blue Coat announced it has agreed to be acquired by private equity frim Thoma Bravo for $1.3 billion. The company has a market cap of 748.18 million.
Flow International Corporation (NASDAQ:FLOW) is up 28.10% in pre market trading at $3.10. Flow International posted a better than expected profit for the second quarter late yesterday. FLOW posted EPS of $0.06, higher than the expected $0.01. FLOW trades 198 thousand shares a day on average. The company has a market cap of 115.48 million.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is up 0.55% in pre market trading at $392.78. AAPL trdaes on average 14.59 million shares a day. AAPL saw a decent jump in intraday trading yesterday reaching a high of $394 before settling back down to around $390. Apple has a market cap of 363.08 billion.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is up 0.80% in pre market trading at $192.00. AMZN trades 6.71 million shares a day on average. Retailers are in an uproar with Amazon after the company released a price check app that allows for in-store price comparison. Amazon has a market cap of 86.62 billion.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) is up 5.44% in pre market trading at $0.949. THQI trades 1.94 million shares a day on average. THQI has taken a massive hit the past few days after cutting its revenue forecast for the current quarter by 25%. This caused THQI stock to fall from around $1.70 to below a $1 in two days. THQ has a market cap of 61.51 million.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) is down slightly in pre market trading at $67.08. TM trades 605 thousand shares a day on average. Toyota cut its full-year earnings forecast this morning blaming a strong yen and Thai floods. The company expects net profit of 180 billion yen, down from 390 billion yen they projected a few months ago. Toyota has a market cap of 105.25 billion.
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