Current’s Active Movers: GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO), Express Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO), Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK)

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Yesterday, GoPro spiked after announcing plans to build a camera-equipped drone and also design a camera ball for virtual reality images.

GoPro, Inc. develops hardware and software solutions to alleviate consumer pain points associated with capturing, managing, sharing, and enjoying engaging content.

In an opening trade, Shares of Express Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), gained 1.67%, and is now trading at $17.70.

Express, declared its financial results for the first quarter of 2015. These results cover the thirteen week period ended May 2, 2015.

First Quarter 2015 Operating Results:

  • Net sales raised 9% to $502.4 million from $460.7 million in the first quarter of 2014.
  • Comparable sales (counting e-commerce sales) raised 7%.
  • E-commerce sales rose 12% to $77.6 million.
  • Merchandise margin grew by 200 basis points, primarily attributable to better acceptance of our product assortment in addition to a more restrained use of promotions contrast to last year’s first quarter. Buying and occupancy as a percent of net sales improved by 130 basis points as costs were leveraged against a larger revenue base. In combination, this resulted in a gross margin improvement of 330 basis points, with gross margin of 33.1% contrast to 29.8% in last year’s first quarter.

Express, Inc. operates as a specialty apparel and accessories retailer. It offers apparel and accessories for women and men between 20 and 30 years across various aspects of lifestyles, counting work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions.

Shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO), during its Friday’s current trading session gained 0.19%, and is now trading at $16.15.

American Eagle Outfitters continues its global expansion with new license agreements in South Korea with SK Networks Co., Ltd.; in Singapore with Trendz 360, Pte. Ltd.; and in Greece with Notos Com Holdings, S.A. Stores will start opening in mid-2015. The addition of these key markets strengthens the company’s position across the EMEA and APAC regions and extends its reach to 28 countries worldwide, through a combination of international licensed and company owned and operated stores.

“As we continue to profitably scale our international growth, we are happy to declare the addition of these important new markets. We look forward to bringing our casual American style and iconic American Eagle Outfitters jeans brand in addition to Aerie intimates to new customers. Together with our licensed partners, we will offer the very best brand experience. Our partners bring vast knowledge in their respective markets, an expertise in building businesses and a strong passion for our brands,” said Simon Nankervis, Executive Vice President–Global Commercial Operations.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a retailer of apparel and accessories in the United States and internationally. The company’s stores offers denims, pants, shorts, sweaters, fleece, outerwear, graphic T-shirts, footwear, and accessories for 15 to 25 year old men and women under the American Eagle Outfitters brand name; and intimates and personal care products for women the aerie brand name.

Finally, Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), lost -4.65% Friday.

Splunk, declared results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2015.

First Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights

  • Total revenues were $125.7 million, up 46% year-over-year.
  • License revenues were $71.9 million, up 40% year-over-year.
  • GAAP operating loss was $71.0 million; GAAP operating margin was negative 56.5%.
  • Non-GAAP operating loss was $0.7 million; non-GAAP operating margin was negative 0.6%.
  • GAAP loss per share was $0.57; non-GAAP loss per share was $0.01.
  • Operating cash flow was $28.6 million with free cash flow of $22.2 million.

Splunk, Inc. provides software products that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company’s products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source users.

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