Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

  • Wall Street expects Viacom, Inc. VIABto report quarterly earnings at $1.07 per share on revenue of $3.26 billion before the opening bell. Viacom shares gained 0.94 percent to $28.35 in after-hours trading.
  • Yelp IncYELP reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter and lifted its guidance for the full year. Yelp shares jumped 15.12 percent to $43.93 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Analysts expect News CorporationNWSA to post quarterly earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $2.41 billion after the closing bell. News Corp shares closed at $15.14 on Wednesday.
  • Flowers Foods, Inc. FLOreported downbeat earnings for its second quarter on Wednesday. Flowers Foods shares dropped 3.39 percent to $19.39 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Before the opening bell, Windstream Holdings, Inc. WINis projected to report quarterly loss at $2.66 per share on revenue of $1.44 billion. Windstream shares fell 2.28 percent to $3.80 in after-hours trading.
  • Jack in the Box Inc. JACKreported stronger-than-expected earnings for its third quarter on Wednesday. Jack in the Box shares jumped 7.62 percent to $92.39 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Analysts are expecting Perrigo Company plc PRGOto have earned $1.19 per share on revenue of $1.23 billion in the latest quarter. Perrigo will release earnings before the markets open. Perrigo shares fell 0.32 percent to close at $78.30 on Wednesday.
  • Zumiez Inc. ZUMZ 0.2%reported a 23 percent rise in July total sales, while comparable sales rose 9.1 percent. The company also raised its Q2 earnings guidance. Zumiez shares gained 4.74 percent to $26.50 in the after-hours trading session.
  • After the markets close, Microchip Technology IncorporatedMCHP is projected to post quarterly earnings at $1.48 per share on revenue of $1.21 billion. Microchip shares fell 0.01 percent to $97.76 in after-hours trading.
  • Gevo, Inc. GEVOreported a $300 million mixed securities shelf offering. The company also reported Q2 loss of $3.31 per share on sales of $9.42 million. Gevo shares dipped 17.34 percent to $3.48 in the after-hours trading session.