Whirlpool (WHR) popped 2%. Investors shrugged off news that fourth-quarter profits missed estimates and bid shares higher. - If you were short you got lathered, rinsed and thrown in the dryer, says Jeff Macke.
Barclays (BCS) popped 11%. Profits for the second-half of the year beat analysts’ expectations suggesting the company won’t need new capital. - I think it could be an impressive story, says Tim Seymour.
Textron (TXT) popped 8%. Investors liked hearing that the aircraft maker had made changes to its senior finance team. - It bounced off a 17-year low, says Pete Najarian. I think they have some issues.
Hasbro (HAS) popped 7%. The toymaker said income should grow in 2009 unless conditions significantly decline, further. - Looking good, says Jeff Macke.
DROPS (stocks that slid lower)
NYSE Euronext (NYX) dropped 5%. The stock exchange reported a fourth-quarter loss mainly due to charges on its Euronext merger and a slowdown in trading volume. - The stock looks attractive here, says Karen Finerman.
Rio Tinto (RTP) dropped 7%. The mining company said it is searching for a new chairman following the resignation of Jim Leng, who left less than a month into the position. - It was probably time to take profits anyway, says Tim Seymour
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Trader disclosure: On Feb. 9th, 2008, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders;Seymour Owns (MT), (BAC), (EEM), (FCX), (VIP), (BIDU); Seymour's Firm Owns (VIP); Macke Owns (MOS), (TM), (SDS), (AAPL), (BAC), (DIS); Najarian Owns (FCX) & (FCX) Calls; Najarian Owns (MT) Calls, (GS) Calls; Najarian Owns (MSFT) & (MSFT) Short Calls; Najarian Owns (MS) & (MS) Short Calls; Najarian Owns (CAT) Call Spread, (ENER) Call Spread, (EEM) Call Spread, (GDX) Call Spread, (MOS) Call Spread; Najarian Owns (GE) Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT), (PM), (RIG); Finerman's Firm Owns (DNA) & (DNA) Calls; Finerman's Firm Is Short (IYR), (IJR), (IWM), (MDY), (SPY), (USO)