BROADCAST firm Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ: SIRI) traded at $42.30, surging 4.55% or 0.10 cents with a traded volume of 191.53 million higher than its average volume of 39.41 million.
Sirius on Tuesday said that it has strong subscriber growth facilitated by its fuel revenue, as the satellite radio firm increased its profit guidance for the current year.
The firm declared that its net income hit $3.13 billion, or $0.48 a share, rising from $173.3 million, or $0.03 a share, a year before. The quarter allowed for a one-time $3 billion tax adjustment, which equals the firm’s position that it will be capable of leveraging years of operating losses to offset taxes on profits going forward.
CEO Mel Karmazin stated that their surge in adjusted Ebitda outlook of about $900 million underscores the firm’s ability to continue performing well in the remaining half of the year.
In the stocks sector, Cray Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) surged 3.37 with earning per share of -0.21, Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) jumped on green line 20.43% after its declared quarter results, and AECOM Technology Corp (NYSE:ACM) climbed more than 17.77% after the firm announced its third quarter health results on Tuesday.
Other stocks with better-than-expected performance were KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITD), rising 17.74 percent after it declared its major shares holder have joined the company’s board as new directors, CONN’S, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN), surging 16.51% and Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO), moving up 14.08% on second-quarter results.