Quick Look Market Closing Price:
At the close: Dow -0.27% to 12675. S&P -0.1% to 1315. Nasdaq +0.09% to 2787.
Treasurys: 30-year -0.03%. 10-yr +0.07%. 5-yr +0.04%.
Commodities: Crude -0.43% to $99.15. Gold -0.74% to $1665.95.
Currencies: Euro +0.09% vs. dollar. Yen +0.91%. Pound -0.3%.
After Hours News:
Apple's blowout earnings push a bevy of supply chain shares higher AH: TQNT +7.9%, NUAN +6.8%, CRUS +6.1%, ZAGG +5.5%, BRCM +3.7%, SNDK +2.9%, SWKS +2.9%
Supertex (SUPX): FQ3 EPS of $0.07 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $14.1M (-29% Y/Y) in-line. Shares +3.1% AH.
Marten Transport (MRTN): Q4 EPS of $0.35 beats by $0.07. Revenue of $158.3M (+16% Y/Y) in-line. Shares +2.8% AH.
Fusion-io's (FIO) FQ2: Gross margin for quarter was 51%, down 770 bps Y/Y. Expects FQ3 revenue of $85M and gross margin of 50%, expects FY12 revenue growth of 65%-70% (prior guidance of 55%) and gross margin of 54%-56% (prior guidance of 56%). Expects FY12 operating margin of 8% (prior guidance of 6%-8%). FIO -11.2% AH.
Altera (ALTR): Q4 EPS of $0.45 beats by $0.03. Revenue of $457.8M (-18% Y/Y) beats by $10M. Shares -3.3% AH
Yahoo's (YHOO) Q4 earnings call, new CEO Scott Thompson has talked about wanting Yahoo to "balance" its identities as a media and technology company, and to speed up product development. Thompson, an ex-CTO, also talks about making better use of Yahoo's huge volumes of user data. Investors, however, are paying more attention Yahoo's revenue miss. Shares -0.6% AH.
Nvidia (NVDA) drops 3.3% AH after warning it expects FQ4 (ends Jan. 29) revenue of $950M, plus or minus 1%, below a Street consensus of $1.06B. Nvidia blames the hard drive shortages and price hikes caused by Thai flooding, and a decline in sales for the Tegra 2 (used in many high-end Android tablets). Archrival AMD just reported weak sales for its PC graphics chip business