NFLX stars, QCOM a draw, HWKN loses feathers

Posted on Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) shares surged 13.6 percent to $208.00. Volume for the stock was 11.3 million shares – better than twice its daily average,  after the online DVD and streaming rental provider posted strong fourth-quarter results and gave a better-than-expected first-quarter forecast.

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) traded in 24.8 million shares Thursday, doubling a typical full-day average of 12 million. Share prices strutted 5.8 percent to $54.84, after QCOM forecast revenue that topped estimates.

Hawkins Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN) shares let go of  17.1 percent to $38.24 Thursday, on volume of 222,880 shares, easily beating its daily average of 41,869. Quarterly sales of HWKN $70.6 million represented an increase of 16.5% from $60.6 million in sales for the same period in the prior fiscal year.

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