Edited by Jennifer Ablan
Chico's suffered its sharpest one-day drop since September 2001, after the retailer's fourth- quarter profit missed analysts' forecasts and it warned that its margins are under pressure.
U.S. Physical Therapy
The therapy company's fourth-quarter net fell 11%, to $1.6 million, from $1.8 million, reflecting a $400,000 charge linked to closing eight clinics.
The world's largest aluminum producer said it will begin studies with the government of Iceland on the feasibility of an aluminum smelter run primarily on geothermal power.
Bear Stearns raised its rating on FedEx to Outperform from Peer Perform.
The mining-equipment company reported a larger profit for its fiscal first quarter, beating Wall Street's estimates. It also said that revenue would grow sharply in the next 12 months.
The design-software maker posted a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street's forecasts. It also boosted its guidance for 2007.
Man's best friend helped PetSmart's sales and earnings top expectations.
The troubled automobile-parts supplier filed for bankruptcy protection Friday.
The No. 1 U.S. office-supply retailer reported a 15% increase in quarterly profit at both its retail stores and delivery business.
The company said that quarterly net earnings fell 46% on weaker-than- expected sales of its hospital products and higher costs.
No rockets for investors: The for-profit education company cut its second-quarter earnings and revenue forecast.
Sharper Image reported that comparable-store sales declined 31% in February, a much worse showing than Wall Street had expected.