11:50 AM New York – Ciena net loss narrowed and revenue climbed 14%. Francesca’s Holdings net declined 15%. Ford August unit sales surged 12% and GM sales rose 11%. Navistar net swung to a loss. SAIC profit plunged 62%.
) surged 11.1% or $2.30 to $22.98 after the networking equipment provider reported revenue in the third-quarter ending in July climbed 14% to $538.4 million. Net loss in the quarter narrowed to $29.8 million or 30 cents a diluted share compared to $105.3 million or $1.06.
For the fourth-quarter the company expects revenue in the range of $550 million to $580 million.
Francesca’s Holdings Corporation
) tumbled 25.7% or $6.17 to $17.85 after the specialty retailer stated net sales in the second-quarter ending on August 3 jumped 17% to $89.6 million. Comparable store sales in the quarter decreased 1%.
Net income in the quarter declined 15% to $14.6 million or 33 cents a diluted share compared to $12.7 million or 28 cents.
Ford Motor Company
) jumped 3.6% or 58 cents to $16.92 after the automaker reported total unit sales jumped 12% to 221,270 units from 197,249 a year ago month.
Ford added sales in the year to August soared 12.8% to 1,708,280 units from 1,514,838 units a year earlier.
General Motors Corporation
) climbed 3.5% or $1.21 to $35.36 after the automobile company said August’s total sales rose 11.2% to 245,799 units, after growing 11.1% in July.
The company added sales China were nearly half of total sales and increased 12.4% to 112,139 units.
) fell 1.9% or $4.86 to $241.27 after the professional network provider unveiled stock-offering worth $1 billion to increase financial flexibility and strengthen the balance sheet. In a regulatory filing, company said it plans to sell 4 million shares.
Navistar International Corporation
) declined 5.3% or $1.80 to $32.21 after the military trucks maker said total revenue in the third-quarter ending in July declined 12% to $2.9 billion. Net in the quarter swung to a loss $247 million or $3.06 a diluted share compared to net income of $84 million or $1.22.
) dropped 5.4% or 81 cents to $14.36 after the technical services provider stated revenue in the second-quarter ending on August 2 plummeted 13% to $2.47 billion. Net income in the quarter plunged 62% to $42 million or 12 cents a diluted share compared to $110 million or 32 cents.
Verint Systems Inc.
) soared 7.3% or $2.42 to $35.45 after the intelligence solutions service provider said revenue in the second-quarter ending in July advanced 5% to $222.4 million. Net income in the quarter doubled to $17.5 million or 33 cents a diluted share compared to $8.7 million or 22 cents.