After-Hours Buzz: What Bank Stocks Are Doing -- GS, JPM, BAC & More
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Capital Plan Stress Test Results - The Federal Reserve said it had rejected plans by BB&T and Ally Financial to return capital to shareholders. Meanwhile, the central bank said it has approved the other 14 banks' plans for dividends and share repurchases, including Citigroup, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
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Bank of America announced a $5 billion stock buyback program, sending shares sharply higher in extended-hours trading.
Citigroup said it plans a $1.2 billion stock buyback program, sending shares slightly higher in extended-hours trading.
Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan received conditional approval for their capital payouts, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading. Still, JPMorgan said it will raise its second-quarter dividend to 38 cents a share from 30 cents a share and announced a $6 billion buyback plan.
American Express raised its quarterly dividend by 15 percent to 23 cents a share and announced a $4 billion buyback. Shares gained in extended-hours trading.
Discover Financial announced a $2.4 billion buyback and said it plans to boost its quarterly dividend to 20 cents a share from 14 cents a share. Shares jumped in extended-hours trading.
Bank of New York Mellon said it will repurchase up to $1.35 billion of common stock. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading.
U.S. Bancorp announced a $2.25 billion stock buyback program and a likely dividend increase. Shares rose in extended-hours trading.
Regions Financial said it plans to raise its quarterly dividend to 3 cents a share from a penny a share. Shares climbed in extended-hours trading.
Aeropostale - The teen apparel retailer posted earnings of 24 cents a share on revenue of $798 million, topping expectations for 22 cents a share on revenue of $776 million. The company also forecast a current-quarter loss of 15 cents to 20 cents a share, disappointing expectations for a profit of 8 cents a share. Shares tumbled in extended-hours trading.
Ulta Salon - The beauty-store chain posted earnings of $1 a share on revenue of $759 million, edging past expectations for 98 cents a share on sales of $752 million. Meanwhile, the company handed in current-quarter earnings and revenue estimates that missed Wall Street consensus and said it sees full-year 2013 earnings growth at the low end of its 25 to 30 percent long-term target, sending shares sharply lower in extended-hours trading.
Krispy Kreme - The doughnut company posted earnings of 11 cents a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $118 million, against expectations for 12 cents a share on revenue of $116 million. Meanwhile, the company provided full-year 2014 earnings guidance that fell short of expectations, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
Live Nation Entertainment - The entertainment company named current director Greg Maffei chairman of its board. Maffei is also President and CEO of Liberty Media and has served on the Live Nation board since February of 2011.
Angie's List - The consumer review website said its CFO Robert MIllard will step down at the end of the quarter. A successor was not immediately named.