Six Flags Entertainment Corp’s (NYSE:SIX) second quarter profit more than doubled, exceeding Wall Street expectations, while the amusement park operator’s revenue was pushed higher by an increase in ticket sales, attendance, and in-park sales. The regional theme-park operator emerged from bankruptcy in May 2010, and was affected by a large debt load and a drop in attendance during the recession. The company is increased its revenue in recent quarters while attendance and ticket sales have mostly improved. Shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp are trading 7.38% higher today.
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) is a for-profit education provider, and its estimated profit for Q4 failed to reach analysts’ target due to falling enrollment. This caused shares to fall 20 percent during after hours trade. Shares of DeVry Inc. are trading 23.98% lower today.
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) predicts that FY12 earnings will be at the lower end of its existing outlook range of $4.20 to $4.40 per share, which excludes significant items, because of uncertainties regarding macros and currency as will as an increased tax rate related to the earnings mix. Previous year earnings were $3.93 per share on a comparable basis. Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co are trading 0.90% lower today.
Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE:PNY) shares trade 1.35% lower today.
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