) reports its Q4 results in tonight's after-hours session, and
shorts get the better look at the stock. Historically, SNDK has
seen its earnings-driven after-hours declines move deeper in the
red in follow-on regular session trade. Its earnings-driven
after-hours gains have seen modest narrowing action throughout the
history we've gathered.
SNDK has seen an after-hours decline in 22 of the 42 quarters
we've tracked, and in 14 of those events the stock has seen its
decline head deeper south in the the following day's regular
session (about 64% of the time). On the plus-side, SNDK has
recorded an earnings-driven after-hours gain in 20 quarters, and
followed its gains with reversal moves, or narrower upside trade
the next day, in 11 of those quarters, or 55% of the time.
SNDK is expected to report a Q4 profit of $1.58 per share on
revenue of $1.70 billion, according analysts polled by Capital
Here's the performance history:
On Oct. 16, 2013, SNDK advanced 2.1% in night trade after
reporting better-than-expected Q3 results. The stock moved higher
the next day, closing the Oct. 17 regular session up 8.8%.
On July 17, 2013, SNDK jumped 7% in after-hours trade after
topping Q2 earnings estimates and posting in-line revenue. The
stock lost a good chunk of its gains the next day, closing the July
18 regular session up 2.9%.
On April 17, 2013, SNDK dipped 0.05% in night trade after
beating on Q1 and setting its guidance mostly in-line to above the
Street. The stock weakened considerably the next day, closing down
6.6% on April 18.
On Jan. 23, 2013, SNDK declined 4.5% in after-hours trade
despite beating Q4 expectations. The stock reversed direction the
next day, ending the Jan. 24 regular session up 2.5%.
On Oct. 18, 2012, SNDK gained 3% in night trade after blowing
past Q3 results. The stock cut its upside the next day, ending the
Oct. 19 regular session up 2.7%.
On July 19, 2012, SNDK soared 11.7% in after-hours trade after
beating Q2 expectations. The stock cut its upside slightly the next
day, ending the July 20 regular session 2ith a 10.3% rise.
On April 19, 2012, SNDK slumped 10.9% in evening trade after
missing Q1 expectations. The stock added to its declines the next
day, closing the April 20 regular session down 11.2%.
On Jan. 25, 2012, SNDK slumped 8.3% in after-hours trade after
topping Q4 expectations but also guiding its revenue below the
Street view. The stock cratered lower the following day, ending the
Jan. 26 regular session down 11.3%.
On Oct. 20, 2011, SNDK gained 2.4% in evening trade after
meeting Q3 revenue estimates and beating on earnings. The stock
leaped higher the following day, ending the Oct. 21 regular session
On July 21, 2011, SNDK advanced 2.2% in after-hours trade after
topping Q2 expectations. The stock surged higher the next day,
ending the July 22 regular session up 9.6%.
On April 21, 2011, the stock fell 0.7% after reporting a Q1 beat
and guiding in line for Q2. Shares rose 1.6% the next day.
On Jan. 27, 2011, SNDK gained 1% in evening trade after beating
Q4 expectations. The stock saw a sharp reversal in sentiment the
next day, closing the Jan. 28 regular session down 8.8%.
On Oct. 21, 2010, the stock rose 5.1% after a Q3 beat. Shares
fell 0.3% the next day.
On July 22, 2010, SNDK shed 7.8% in evening trade after beating
Q2 expectations and announcing its CEO plans to retire. The stock
cut its downsidt the following day, closing the July 23 regular
session down 3.8%.
On April 21, 2010, SNDK advanced 7.5% in after-hours trade after
beating Q1 estimates. The stock added to its upside the following
day, closing the April 22 regular session up 12.3%.
On Jan. 28, 2010, SNDK slumped 4.6% in evening trade despite
topping Q4 expectations. Traders continued to sell off the issue
the following day, sending it down 11.6% by the close on Jan.
On Oct. 29, 2009, the stock rose 10.5% after swinging to a
profit. Shares were up a slightly slimmer 9.5% the next day.
On July 22, 2009, the stock dropped 6.2% in evening trading
despite a Q2 beat. The loss widened to 10.9% the next day.
On April 21. 2009, SNDK advanced 9.9% in after-hours trade after
beating on Q1 and setting its revenue outlook above the Street for
Q2. The stock added to its upside in the April 22 regular session,
ending up 13.3%
On Feb. 2, 2009, the stock fell 14.1% in extended-hours trading
after a swing to a Q4 loss. Shares plunged 23% the next day.
On Oct. 20, 2008, the stock rose 2.3% despite a swing to a loss
and a slide in revenue. The stock also rose 2.3% the next day.
On July 21, 2008, SNDK tumbled 13.5% in after-hours trade after
missing Q2 expectations and setting its guidance below the Street
view. The stock plummeted deeper in the red the next day, losing
24% by the close on July 22.
On April 17, 2008, SNDK advanced 4.3% in after-hours trade after
topping revenue expectations. It fattened that gain in the
following regular session, rising 5.8% by the closing bell on April
On Jan. 28, 2008, SNDK declined 6.1% in after-hours trade after
beating Q4 expectations but also setting Q1 revenue guidance below
Street estimates. The stock cut its downside the following day,
ending the Jan. 29 regular session down 2.2%.
On Oct, 18, 2007, the stock fell 3.2% despite a Q3 earnings
beat. The loss swelled to 15.1% the next day.
On July 19, 2007, the stock gained 6.4% in the evening hours
after easily beating the Street with Q2 results. The gain was
clipped to 1.8% the next day.
On April 26, 2007, the stock eased 4.3% in the evening hours
despite besting the Street view with Q1 results. The loss was
reined in to 2.6% the next day.
On Jan. 30, 2007, the stock fell 10.4% after less than stellar
guidance trumped an earlier beat. The loss was a slightly slimmer
6.1% the next day.
On Oct. 19, 2006, SNDK dropped 13.8% in evening trade despite
beating Q3 expectations. The shares sank further the next day,
closing the regular session down 20.4%.
On July 24, 2006, the stock surged 19.7% in night trading after
blowing past Q2 estimates and guiding favorably for Q3. The gain
was nearly replicated the next day, although shares were up a
On April 20, 2006, shares of SNDK fell 3.1% in the post-market
hours after the company reported income in line with the Street
view but revenue short of expectations. The loss swelled to 8.3%
the next day.
On Jan. 26, 2006, SNDK plummeted 12.2% in after-hours trading
after the company beat expectations but looking forward also
cautioned of a seasonally soft Q1. It stayed pinned in the red the
next day but still managed to narrow its downside to a 10.4%
decline by the Jan. 27 regular session close.
On Oct. 20, 2005, SNDK blew past Q3 expectations, and the stock
jumped 18.3% in after-hours trade. It was spurred higher in the
regular session on Oct. 21, rising 21.7% but closing bell.
On July 21, 2005, SNDK gained 3.3% in after-hours trade on
better-than-expected Q2 results. Shares widened their gains the
next day, ending the regular session up 11.2%.
On April 21, 2005, the stock dropped 5.1% after hours after
missing revenue targets. It widened its downside in the April 22
regular session, skidding to a loss of 9.1% at the close.
On Jan. 27, 2005 SNDK surged 16.5% after reporting
better-than-expected results. It narrowed that gain in the Jan. 28
regular session, closing up 11.9%.
On Oct. 13, 2004 SNDK tumbled 18.9% in after-hours trade after
missing expectations and guiding below estimates. It was thrashed
for a more aggressive 27.2% slide in the Oct. 14 regular
On July 14, 2004 SNDK roared 20.5% higher in after-hours trade
following blow-out results and an in-line to better outlook. The
stock crossed a wider move early the next day, but retreated later
in the day, ultimately ending the July 15 regular session up 20.5%,
matching its night session close.
On April 15, 2004, SNDK tumbled 14% in the after-hours after
issuing weak guidance. The stock edged out a 14.1% decline by the
next day's close.
On Jan. 21, 2004 SNDK beat expectations and posted in-line
guidance. It plummeted 13.3% in the after-hours, only to see
further declines on Jan. 22, down 14.1%.
On Oct. 15, 2003 the stock jumped 6.1% in evening trade on
better-than-expected results and guidance. It narrowed its gains
the next day, closing up a more modest 4.2%.
SNDK pulled through with a big upside move on July 17, 2003,
rocketing 11.9% in that day's regular session after advancing 3.6%
in the previous night's after-hours on better-than-expected
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