After-Hours Buzz: NewsCorp, Restoration Hardware, Smith & Wesson & More
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
NewsCorp - The media giant's CFO David DeVoe will retire at the end of the fiscal year following the company's split. John Nallen will succeed DeVoe. Shares were largely unchanged in extended-hours trading.
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Restoration Hardware - The furniture retailer posted earnings of 6 cents a share on sales of $301 million, exceeding Wall Street expectations for 4 cents a share on revenue of $299 million. In addition, the company handed in better-than-expected current-quarter guidance, sending shares sharply higher in extended-hours trading.
Smith & Wesson - The firearms manufacturer reported preliminary fourth-quarter earnings of 44 cents a share on revenue of $179 million, against expectations for 40 cents a share on sales of $171 million. In addition, the company announced a $100 million share repurchase program. Shares jumped in extended-hours trading.
Casey's General Stores - The convenience-store chain posted earnings of 66 cents a share on sales of $1.81 billion, against expectations of 62 cents a share on revenue of $1.83 billion. Shares declined in extended-hours trading.
OpenTable - The restaurant-reservation website announced it has acquired mobile-technology company JustChalo in a deal worth nearly $11 million. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading.
Computer Sciences - BNP Paribas upgraded the tech company to "buy" from "hold" and raised its price target to $50 from $46. Shares were largely unchanged in extended-hours trading.
Franklin Resources - The financial- services company announced a 3-for-1 stock split and declared a quarterly dividend of 29 cents a share. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading.