2:10 PM New York – AutoZone net and revenues increased. Domino''s Pizza same store sales continue to soared. Heska jumped after net and revenues surged. RR Donnelley net swung to a loss. Sempra Energy net rose 3%. Target plunged after net tumbled 43%.Valeant Pharma net loss widened.
Tollbooth Index slipped 46.28 or 0.4% to 11,684.57.
) gained $2.05 to $740.98 after the automobile parts and accessories retailer said sales in the second-quarter ending in December rose 1.4% from a year ago to $2.3 billion.
Same store sales in the quarter were flat.
Net income in the quarter increased 3.7% to $237.1 million or $8.08 per diluted share from $228.6 million or $7.43 per share in the same quarter last year.
Domino's Pizza, Inc
) fell $1.16 to $184.26 after the pizza chain reported revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December soared 10.6% from a year ago to $819.4 million.
Domestic same store sales in the quarter jumped 12.2% and 10.5% in the full-year. The international division also posted strong results with same store sales growth of 4.3% during the quarter and 6.3% for the year.
Net income in the quarter surged 8.9% to $72.7 million or $1.48 per diluted share from $62.8 million or $1.15 per share in the same quarter last year.
The pizza chain said fourth-quarter marked the 92nd consecutive quarter or 23rd year of positive international same store sales growth and the 23rd consecutive quarter of positive domestic same store sales growth.
) surged 12.8% or $10.45 to $92.39 after the veterinary products developer said total revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December surged 33% from a year ago to $39.5 million.
Net income in the quarter soared 70% to $3.5 million or 46 cents per diluted share from $2 million or 28 cents per share in the same quarter last year.
RR Donnelley & Sons Co
) slipped 2% or 37 cents to $17.73 after the commercial printing services provider said net sales in the fourth-quarter ending in December increased 3.7% from a year ago to $1.9 billion.
Net in the quarter swung to a loss of $514.1 million or $7.34 per diluted share from profit of $71 million or $1.02 per share in the same quarter last year.
) increased 56 cents to $109.37 after the gas and electricity provider stated revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December jumped 6.3% from a year ago to $2.9 billion.
Net income in the quarter rose 2.7% to $379 million or $1.51 per diluted share from $369 million or $1.47 per share in the same quarter last year.
Sempra Energy lifted fiscal 2017 earnings per share forecast in the range of $4.85 to $5.25 from earlier estimated range of $4.80 to $5.20.
) plunged 12.4% or $8.30 to $58.62 after the discount stores operator said revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December dropped 4.3% from a year ago to $20.7 billion.
Comparable store sales in the quarter decreased 1.5% but comparable online sales soared 34% while comparable sales growth in signature categories increased 0.2%.
Net income in the quarter tumbled 42.7% to $817 million or $1.45 per diluted share from $1.4 billion or $2.32 per share in the same quarter last year.
Target forecasted comparable sales in the first-quarter are expected to decline in low-to-mid single digit and earnings per share in the range of 80 cents to $1.
In the current fiscal 2017, the retailer said comparable sales are estimated to drop in low-single digit and earnings per share is estimated between $3.80 and $4.20.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc
) plunged 8.7% or $1.45 to $15.26 after the pharmaceutical and medical device maker said total revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December declined 13% from a year ago to $2.4 billion.
Net loss in the quarter widened to $515 million or $1.47 per diluted share from $385 million or $1.12 per share in the same quarter last year.