McCormick–The spice maker reported fiscal first quarter profit of 62 cents per share, beating estimates by a penny, with revenue above consensus as well.
Sonic–The restaurant operator reported fiscal second quarter profit of 7 cents per share, excluding certain items, one cent above estimates. Revenue was slightly below consensus, with same-store sales up a better-than-expected 1.4 percent. Sonic's results were helped by a drop in expenses.
Safeway–The supermarket operator has declared a special stock dividend, related to its spin-off of Blackhawk Network Holdings. Blackhawk is a distributor of gift cards and other digital commerce products, and Safeway shareholders of record as of April 3 will tentatively receive shares of Blackhawk on April 14.
Pall –Credit Suisse raised its price target on the stock to $102 per share from $94 following meetings with management, saying that cost reductions are continuing and that its recent acquisition of ATMI's LifeSciences business will provide more synergies than previously thought.
Endocyte–The drug maker's shares have been added to the "best ideas" list at Wedbush, with the price target raised to $65 from $23 based on positive data for Endocyte's lung cancer treatments.
Rackspace–The cloud computing services company's stock was upgraded to "overweight" from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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