Companies whose shares are expected to trade actively in today’s session are WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), Exide Technologies (NASDAQ:XIDE), Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP), NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NIHD) and Mako Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO).
WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC): The consumer products company’s second quarter earnings declined 1.2 percent due to weaker sales in the United States. Though sales improved in Europe and Asia Pacific region, the earnings were masked by higher expenses. Earnings handily beat Wall Street’s expectations, and the company optimistic guidance for the current year. Shares surged 6.02 percent to $56 in the early session.
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F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV): The network gear maker lowered its view of the second quarter earnings due to lower than expected business in North America. F5’s pessimistic guidance also affected the shares of other companies in the networking industry such as Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems. F5 shares tumbled 18.31 percent to $73.89 in early trading.
Exide Technologies (NASDAQ:XIDE): The battery maker announced that it has retained an external adviser to evaluate all the options to maximize its shareholder’s value. Shares jumped 29.20 percent to $1.77 in early market trading.
Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP): The natural gas company announced plans to offer 12 million units. Energy Transfer Partners wants to use the proceeds for general purposes and to pay down debts. As of March 31, the company had 305.6 million units. Prices fell 4.29 percent to $48.19 in the early session.
NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NIHD): The wireless operator announced plans to sell its Peruvian business to Empresa Nacional de S.A. for $400 million. The Latin American company plans to focus completely on Brazil and Mexico. Shares surged 14.54 percent to $5.20 in the early session.
Mako Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO): The medical equipment maker won a court battle. Mako has barred its former sales manager to work for Blue Belt Technologies, a direct competitor of Mako, but the outgoing manager and Blue Belt had opposed the move. Shares were up 0.76 percent to $10.58 in the early session.