The actions that make the biggest moves after the bell: GameStop, Square, Intuit and more


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Find out which companies are making the headlines after the Monday bell:

Square – Shares of the financial services firm slipped 4.1% amid news that Square bought $ 170 million in Bitcoin. Square also released quarterly results that exceeded analysts’ expectations. The company earned 32 cents a share on sales of $ 3.16 billion. Analysts polled by Refinitiv had forecast earnings of 24 cents per share on revenue of $ 3.09 billion.

Toll Brothers – Shares of the homebuilding company rose 1.4% after Toll Brothers reported better-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter. The company posted earnings per share of 76 cents on revenue of $ 1.41 billion. Analysts had expected earnings of 47 cents a share on revenue of $ 1.35 billion, according to Refinitiv.

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GameStop – Shares of the game retailer fell 4% after GameStop announced the resignation of CFO Jim Bell, effective March 26. The company also said it has started looking for the Bell replacement.

Intuit – Intuit shares fell 3% after the company’s quarterly figures fell below analyst estimates. The company reported earnings per share of 68 cents, while FactSet estimated earnings per share at 86 cents. Intuit also missed the mark on the top line, reporting $ 1.58 billion in revenue. Analysts were forecasting revenue of $ 1.68 billion, according to FactSet.

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Sprout Social – The software company’s stock rose 3.5% on better-than-expected fourth quarter results. Sprout reported a loss of 6 cents per share. Analysts had expected a loss of 11 cents per share, according to FactSet. Sprout’s revenue of $ 37.5 million also exceeded analysts’ estimates.

Verisk Analytics – Shares of the analytics firm fell 3% after the company reported weaker-than-expected fourth quarter results. Verisk reported earnings per share of $ 1.27, while FactSet estimated earnings of $ 1.30 per share. The company also reported revenue of $ 713.3 million, slightly lower than analysts’ forecast.

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Flowserve – Flowserve shares were down 8% after the industrial machinery company released full-year profit guidance that disappointed analysts and investors. The company expects earnings per share to be between $ 1.30 and $ 1.55. Analysts polled by FactSet were forecasting 2021 earnings guidance of $ 1.66 per share.



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