Shares that make the most important strikes after hours: FireEye, Williams-Sonoma, Workday & extra
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Check out the companies that are making headlines after the bell:
FireEye – FireEye’s shares rose 12% in expanded trading after the cybersecurity firm announced a $ 400 million strategic investment led by Blackstone. FireEye intends to use the proceeds to finance the acquisition of Respond Software and to expand the company’s cloud, platform and managed services portfolio.
Ross Stores – Ross Stores shares rose 3% after the retailer posted a quarterly sales decline. Ross sales for the third quarter were $ 3.75 billion, compared to an estimate of $ 3.43 billion per refinitive. However, the result was lower than expected.
Business Day – Workday stocks rose 4% in after-hours trading after the software company reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results. The company achieved earnings per share of 86 cents, which is above a refinitive estimate of 67 cents. Sales were also above expectations.
Williams-Sonoma – Williams-Sonoma shares fell more than 5% after home textiles retailers saw a sharp jump in profits. The company reported earnings per share of $ 2.56 billion for the previous quarter, well above Wall Street’s expectations of $ 1.53 per share, according to Refinitiv. The company announced that digital sales were up 49% year over year.