Shares of VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) are under pressure as third quarter EPS of $0.47 misses analysts expectations of $0.02. Guides for 2012 in the range $870 million-$875 million which is lower than the consensus estimate of $874.8 million. The company cites headwinds in Europe and problems in the domain name registry business due to search algorithm changes.
Toyota (NYSE:TM) bounces back from manufacturing troubles due to last year’s earthquake and reports global sales of 7.4 million vehicles during the third quarter ended September, and up 28% year-on-year. That’s about 450,000 vehicles ahead of General Motors (NYSE:GM) sales in that period.
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Asset management company WisdomTree (NASDAQ:WETF) reports third-quarter EPS of $0.03 which beats estimates by $0.01, and revenues of $21.7 million which are ahead of forecasts by $0.45 million. Assets under management rise to $16.8 billion from $15 billion in the previous quarter. Net inflows during the quarter are $1 billion compared to $0.2 billion in the year ago period.
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