Here are your top trending tickers we’re watching on this choppy trading day on Wall Street.
A surprising quarterly loss for BlackBerry has shares getting crushed over 20% today. The smartphone maker posted a first-quarter loss of $0.13 per share on revenues of $3.1 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings of $0.07 per share on revenues of $3.4 billion. Their guidance was also weak, forecasting a loss for the second-quarter while analysts had been projecting a profit of $0.11 per share.
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On the company's conference call this morning they said shipments of the new BlackBerry 10 totaled 2.7 million, much lower than the 3.3 million units that analysts were expecting. BBRY shares have fallen over 8% year-to-date.
Nike shares are trending lower today despite topping estimates in its latest quarterly report. The athletic giant reported fourth-quarter earnings of $0.76 a share on revenues of $6.7 billion. Analysts were expecting EPS of $0.74 on revenues of $6.6 billion. NKE is under pressure because the company issued disappointing guidance for 2014. Investors are also keying in on sales in the “Greater China” market, which dropped 1% last quarter.
Finally, Accenture shares are off double-digits on its latest quarterly report.
The consulting firm met on profit, missed slightly on revenues, but is getting crushed because of its disappointing outlook. Accenture issued revenue guidance below estimates for the current quarter. Plus they cut the full-year earnings outlook to a range of $4.18 to 4.22 a share, well below the $4.30 consensus estimate.
Those are your top tickers on this final trading day of the second-quarter and first-half.
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