Gary Guthart, CEO of Intuitive Surgical
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Check out the companies that are making headlines after the bell:
Del Taco Restaurants – Del Taco Restaurants stocks rose nearly 9% after the Mexican restaurant chain reported better-than-expected quarterly results. The company achieved earnings per share of 16 cents in the third quarter and, according to FactSet, exceeded the analysts estimate of 10 cents. Sales with comparable restaurants also increased by 6.5% year-on-year.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares rose more than 1% after the tech company raised its guidance for 2021. The company expects earnings in the range of $ 1.56 to $ 1.76 per share for the full year 2021, up 10%. year-on-year to mid-year. The company's management also outlined plans to double its growth areas.
Intuitive Surgical – Intuitive Surgical's stake fell more than 2% despite better-than-expected results from the robotic surgery maker. The company's earnings for the third quarter were $ 2.77 per share, down from $ 2.06 per share. Revenue fell from $ 1.13 billion last year to $ 1.08 billion, but was above analysts' expectations of $ 971 million. The company cited "a significant impact on its litigation volume and system placements" due to the pandemic.
Marten Transport – Marten Transport stocks fell nearly 8% after the transport company posted a loss in sales in the third quarter. Marten Transport sales were $ 216 million, below the refinitive estimate of $ 220.5 million. However, earnings per share were slightly above expectations.