6 Super Hot Stocks: Mastercard Charging Higher, AOL Jumps 5%, and Time Warner Falls Despite 57% Profit Gain

Shares of Mastercard (NYSE:MA) are charging ahead more than 8% in early trading.  The company reported third quarter earnings Wednesday morning.  Net income increased to $717 million ($5.63 per share), compared to $518 million ($3.94 per share) last year.  Analysts were only expecting about $4.81 earnings per share.  Visa (NYSE:V) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are also trading higher.

Investing Insights: MasterCard Incorporated Earnings Cheat Sheet: Beats Analysts’ Estimates.

Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE:TAP) is attracting attention this morning after reporting third quarter earnings.  Net income fell to $197.4 million ($1.06 per share), compared to $256.1 million ($1.37 per share) last year.  Shares are edging down nearly 1%.

IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) is climbing higher after reporting a 38% surge in third quarter earnings.  The company posted a profit of $132.6 million based on a jump in the operator’s daily trading volume.

Investing Insights: IntercontinentalExchange Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Growth.

After reporting a 29% fall in third quarter income, Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT) is down more than 6% at the open.  The company reported earnings of $36.9 million (31 cents per share), compared to $51.7 million (41 cents per share) last year.

AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) is jumping 5% despite reporting a third quarter loss of $2.6 million (2 cents per share).  The quarter included a $7.1 million restructuring charge.  Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) are also trading higher. Dig Deeper: AOL Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Fifth Straight Quarter of Shrinking Margins.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) is down nearly 1% after reporting a 57% gain in profits for the most recent quarter.  Revenue also increased by 11%, due to higher revenues at the filmed division and networks segment. Don’t Miss: Time Warner Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Revenue Growth Drives Margin, Profit Increases.

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