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The top after-market NYSE gainers Thursday were: Accenture, Basic Energy Services, WellCare Health Plans, Sturm, Ruger & Company and Unit Corp. The top after-market NYSE losers were: Nike, Team Health Holdings, Thompson Creek Metals Company, Under Armour and Ford Motor Co.
Accenture plc. (ACN) shares surged 2.95 percent to $58.30 in post-market trading. The company reported third quarter net income of $689.2 million or $1.03 per share, up from $628.0 million or $0.93 per share in the same quarter a year-ago. Revenues rose 6 percent to $7.15 billion while analysts expected the company to report a net profit of $0.99 per share on revenue of $7.16 billion.
Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) shares gained 2.42 percent to $10.17 in post-market trading. The company stock climbed more than 8 percent in regular trading.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) shares rose 2.32 percent to $55.23 in post-market trading. The company stock surged nearly 9 percent in regular trading after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's health care reform law, confirming the constitutionality of the president's signature legislative achievement that is predicted to expand insurance coverage to 30 million Americans.
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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) shares advanced 2.25 percent to $38.24 in post-market trading.
Unit Corp. (UNT) shares advanced 2.23 percent to $36.22 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $32.08, a 52-week high of $62.74 and $1.72 billion in market capitalization.
Nike, Inc. (NKE) shares slumped 12.53 percent to $84.75 in post-market trading as its fourth quarter earnings fell short of expectations. The company reported fourth quarter net profit of $549 million or $1.17 per share, down from $594 million or $1.24 per share in the same period last year and also fell short of analysts' expectation of $1.37 per share.
Team Health Holdings, Inc. (TMH) shares slumped 7.96 percent to $23.83 in post-market trading. The company announced Thursday that it had commenced a secondary offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock to be sold by its principal stockholder, Ensemble Parent LLC and by certain of TeamHealth's officers and directors, pursuant to a registration statement that TMH previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (TC) shares plunged 5.33 percent to $3.02 in post-market trading.
Under Armour, Inc. (UA) shares declined 3.92 percent to $86.96 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $52.62, a 52-week high of $107.86 and $4.72 billion in market capitalization.
Ford Motor Co. (F) shares declined 2.87 percent to $9.80 in post-market trading. The company announced that its pretax operating profit would be "substantially lower" in the second quarter in part because overseas losses tripled compared to the first quarter, Bloomberg reported.
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