After-hours buzz: Ulta, United Natural & more
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Ulta Salon - The cosmetics store chain posted earnings of 70 cents a share on sales of $601 million, topping expectations for 67 cents a share on sales of $588 million. Meanwhile, the company handed in current-quarter earnings guidance that missed forecasts and reaffirmed its full-year guidance. Still, shares zipped higher in extended-hours trading.
United Natural Foods - The distributor of natural and organic foods reported earnings of 65 cents a share on sales of $1.64 billion, beating Wall Street estimates for 60 cents a share on revenue of $1.63 billion. In addition, the company handed in full-year earnings guidance that was slightly lighter than current expectations, while revenue was above projections. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading.
Laboratory Corp - The company was initiated with a "buy" rating at Cantor Fitzgerald and a price target of $115. Shares were unchanged in extended-hours trading.
Franklin Resources - The company lifted its quarterly dividend to 10 cents a share from 9.67 cents a share. Shares ticked higher in extended-hours trading.