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For the first quarter, the company expects to post profits in the range of $0.01 to $0.02 a share. Analysts are expecting profits of a penny a share. The company's previous guidance was in the range of -$0.01 to $0.01 per share.
The shares were bid up another 2.5% in after hours trading, after gaining 9% in the regular session.
As we progress through earnings season, it may be a good time to check out Toddo's Ten Trading Commandments.
From the Bull Pen: Impressive 180-degree reversal in HOTT. Bulls would be wise not to chase, but to buy the pullback. And a prudent sell stop can be set 2% below entry.
From the Bear Cave: Is the Retail Holders Trust (RTH) ready for a corrective move? Watch for the response while the rest of the retail sector reports same-store sales tomorrow. If the numbers are positive -- and it can't get a lift 00 it could be time for a pullback.
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