) has historically been a bullish trade for longs off its
post-earnings after-hours movement. Longs then should be keen to
watch the company's Q1 report tonight.
The stock has recorded an earnings-driven off-hours gain in 17
of the last 37 quarters tracked in our database. In 10 of those
quarters, or 59% of the time, the stock has seen those after-hours
gains expand further in the green in the following day's regular
Longs also hold decent prospects even off an earnings-driven
after-hours decline. SYNA has recorded an evening drop in 20 of the
37 quarters we've tracked. It has seen its evening downside head
deeper in the red by the following day's close in eight quarters,
Analysts polled by Capital IQ expect SYNA to report a Q1 profit
of $1.23 per share on revenue of $219.1 million.
The historical performance data follows:
On Aug. 1, 2013, SYNA edged up 0.6% in night trade after beating
Q4 expectations. It cut most of that upside the next day, ending
the Aug. 2 regular session up 0.1%.
On April 25, 2013, SYNA charged 18.8% higher after blowing past
Q3 expectations and setting its Q4 view above the Street consensus.
The stock cut its upside the following day, closing the April 26
regular session up 8.9%.
On Jan. 24, 2013, SYNA gained 10.7% in after-hours trade after
beating Q2 expectations. The stock moved higher the next day,
closing the Jan. 25 regular session up 11.9%.
On Oct. 25, 2012, SYNA charged 13.3% higher in night trade after
topping Q1 expectations. The stock narrowed its gains the next day,
ending the Oct. 26 regular session up 7.4%.
On Aug. 2, 2012, SYNA declined 4% in evening trade after posting
a slight Q2 beat and guiding its Q3 lower. The stock reversed
direction the next day, closing the Aug. 3 regular session up a
On April 26, 2012, SYNA declined 7.5% in evening trade after
missing Q3 earnings estimates. The stock narrowed its downside the
next day, closing the April 27 regular session off 6.7%.
On Jan. 26, 2012, SYNA declined 1.3% in after-hours trade after
beating on Q2 but also issuing a Q3 revenue view below
expectations. The stock reversed direction the next day, closing
the Jan. 27 regular session up 7.7%.
On Oct. 20, 2011, the stock rose 8.4% after an earnings beat.
Shares jumped 19.4% the next day.
On July 28, 2011, SYNA shed 5% in night trade despite topping Q4
expectations. The stock cut its downside significantly the next
day, ending the July 29 regular session off 0.7%.
On April 21, 2011, SYNA dropped 3.3% in after-hours action after
beating Q3 estimates and setting Q4 guidance below the Street view.
It reversed direction the following day, closing the April 22
regular session up 0.04%.
On Jan. 20, 2011, SYNA declined 3.2% in after-hours trade
despite reporting mostly better-than-expected results and guidance.
The stock was hit for sharper declines the next day, closing the
Jan. 21 regular session off 10.9%.
On Oct. 21, 2010, the stock rose 0.8% after in-line earnings and
a revenue beat. Shares were up 1% during the following day's
On July 29, 2010, SYNA edged up 0.9% in evening action after
reporting better-than-expected results and guidance. It lost that
gain the next day, closing the July 30 regular session down
On April 22, 2010, SYNA gained 7.2% in after-hours trade after
beating Q3 expectations and approving an additional $100 million
stock buyback program. The stock continued heading higher the next
day, closing the April 23 regular session up 9.3%.
On Jan. 21, 2010, the stock fell 11.8% in extended-hours trading
after a Q2 beat with mixed guidance. Shares nearly matched that
move the next day, with shares down 11.9%.
On Oct. 22, 2010, the stock gained 10.9% in evening trading
after a Q1 beat. Shares rose a narrower 3.9% the next day.
On July 30, 2009, the stock fell 19.4% after a Q4 beat but
guidance for a revenue miss. Shares plunged 33.1% during the
following day's regular session.
On April 23, 2009, SYNA gained 0.9% in after-hours action after
topping Q3 estimates and setting guidance above the Street. The
stock eked out a slightly higher gain in the April 24 regular
session, ending up 1.7%.
On Jan. 22, 2009, SYNA charged 11.2% higher in after-hours trade
after posting better-than-expected Q2 results. The stock lost a
good portion of its gain the next day, closing the Jan. 23 regular
session up a more modest 4.8%.
On Oct. 23, 2008, SYNA gained 3.8% in after-hours trade after
beating Q1 expectations. It saw that gain reduced the following
day, closing out the Oct. 24 regular session up a more modest
On July 31, 2008, the stock slipped 0.5% despite a Q4 beat. The
stock rebounded to post a modest 0.8% gain the next day.
On April 24, 2008, the stock fell 5.4% after the company met
with Q3 results. The loss was trimmed slightly the next day, to
On Jan. 24, 2008, SYNA beat Q2 earnings estimates but issued
guidance below expectations. The stock was hammered 24.2% lower in
after-hours trade. It narrowed slightly in the following Jan. 25
regular session, ending down 23.4%.
On Nov. 1, 2007, SYNA charged 10.6% higher in after-hours trade
after topping Q1 estimates and setting its Q2 revenue outlook to
match or beat the Street. Buyers flocked to the issue the next day,
boosting it 19% by the closing bell.
On Aug 9, 2007, SYNA slipped 1.2% in night trade despite beating
Q4 estimates and guiding above Street views. Shares managed to cut
those losses the next day but not completely erase them. Shares
ended the day session down 0.5%.
On April 26, 2007, the stock gained 2.1% after beating with Q3
and guiding higher. The gain was 4.5% the next day.
On Jan. 25, 2007, the stock fell 2.1% in the evening hours
despite beating Q2 estimates. The loss fattened to 11.5% the next
On Oct. 19, 2006, the stock was up 10.4% in evening trading
after results bested the Street view. The gain swelled to 16.5% the
On July 27, 2006, shares fell 5.2% in the evening hours despite
a beat for Q4 and the full year. That loss was reined in to just
0.1% the next day.
On April 20, 2006, SYNA declined 3.3% in after-hours trade after
the company posted Q3 results that came in short of expectations.
The stock pared back its downside in the April 21 regular session,
ending the day with a more modest 1.1% slide.
On Jan. 19, 2006, SYNA fell 9.1% after topping expectations but
setting guidance in a range that could fall short of the Street's
view. The loss fattened to 18% the next day.
On October 20, 2005, SYNA dropped 7.5% in after-hours trade when
Q1 sales fell short of expectations. It beat its earnings
expectations, though. Shares trimmed losses the next day, ending
the regular session down 6.6%.
On July 28, SYNA plunged 22% after Q4 revenue missed Street
forecasts and the company guided Q1 revenue below expectations. It
lost even more ground in the July 29 regular session, plummeting
On April 21, 2005, the stock plunged 9.8% despite reporting Q3
earnings that beat the Street view by 7 cents and just topping on
revenue. SYNA was pummeled even harder in the April 22 regular
session, closing down 14.2%.
On Jan. 20, 2005, SYNA jumped 10.1% after Q2 results beat
estimates. It more than doubled that gain in the Jan. 21 regular
session, soaring 21.7%.
On Oct. 21, 2004, SYNA leaped 9.8% after Q1 revenue barely
topped targets and EPS beat the Street by 2 cents a share. It
showed even more muscle in the Oct. 22 regular session, surging
11.5% by the bell.
On the night of July 29, 2004, SYNA plummeted 11.6% after
reporting Q4 results. It continued deeper into negative territory
in the July 30 regular session, ending down a whopping 17.2%.