Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:KCG) Win the title of most worse stocks, shares slid more than 68 present after it declared electronic-trading glitches in its system that caused price swings in dozens of stocks current week are expected to cost the brokerage firm $440 million.
Shares of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) sank more than 4 percent on Thursday that its Q2 profit plunged 72 percent as revenue dropped and the exploration-and-production firm booked a $480 million write-down on its Canada oil-and-gas properties amid historically low natural-gas prices. Results missed anticipations.
LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) shared plunged more than 10 percent after its announced Q2 earnings tumbled 94 percent as accounting and legal costs weighed on the firm’s bottom-line results. The firm also lowered its full-year outlook.
Shares of teen-attire retailers are reacting the drag of week monthly similar store sales results from some important players, including Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO), which has lesser 2nd-quarter outlook, and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) slid more than 14% after it reported unsatisfactory earnings for the fiscal Q2 and lowered its guidance for the year based on lesser than anticipated sales trends. Shares of Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) plunged 10.05%, Hot Topic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTT) declined 10.14% and The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSLA) also traded lower dropped -1.08%.
On other side, Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) showed positive momentum, share rose 7.56% as it declared 2nd-quarter earnings increased 6.6 percent as the life-insurance and annuity firm declared stronger results in its annuity business.
Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) showed positive move shares surged over 9 percent on Thursday after it declared Q2 profit increased 52 percent as the car-rental firm’s escalated sharply, aided by the purchase of Avis Europe and stronger domestic volume. Adjusted profit quickly beat Wall Street’s forecast, though sales growth was a bit lighter than estimate.