Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), which has led the success of the iPhone and iPad and turned out to be the world’s most valuable company, will unveil its quarterly earnings report tomorrow after the close of the market. Other key tech stocks on this week’s earnings calendar include: chip maker Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN), computer disk-drive makers Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX ) and Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ:WDC), business software provider SAP AG (ADR) (NYSE:SAP), computer data storage devices maker EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) and business software maker and programmer VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW).
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK)
After the SanDisk Corporation surprised the market with the results of second quarter which are better than expected its shares boosted 15%, the biggest gain in three months. Its total volume during last trading session was 24.13 million shares, more than the average volume of 5.79 million.
SNDK has net profit margin of 12.27% and operating margin of 19.69% as its trailing twelve month earnings per share are $2.61. Its price to earnings ratio ended at 14.83. It has current ratio of 2.27 and total debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. Sandisk Corporation designs, develops, and manufactures NAND flash memory storage solutions that are used in various consumer electronics products.
A123 Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:AONE)
Shares of A123 Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:AONE) surged after it declared that it will provide lithium ion battery packs to BAE Systems (OTC: BAESY) for its hybrid electric propulsion system.
Their programs with BAE Systems have served as proof of their Nanophosphate battery technology as a reliable solution for hybrid bus applications, which has helped establish A123 as the leading provider of lithium ion battery systems for the heavy vehicle market.
A123 Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:AONE) jumped +9.60% to close at $0.757 with the total traded volume of 9.70 million shares beating the average volume of 5.32 million. Its 52 weeks price range was $0.69-$5.91 with the total percentage change of 86.13%. it has total market capitalization of 111.41 million.
Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI)
Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI) reported the gain of +7.76% when it declared that it has signed a contract with Panasonic , the semiconductor business unit of Japan, to certify its DivX Plus Streaming technology for addition in its UniPhier series of digital television and Blu-ray Disc integrated circuit solutions. Along with the capability to dynamically amend video streams according to offered bandwidth, DivX Plus Streaming will work in combination with Rovi’s DivX Plus HD certification to facilitate offline playback of digital video files, and incorporates digital rights management (DRM) technology.
In last trading session, ROVI closed at $12.50 with the total traded volume of 8.46 million shares, more than the average volume of 2.75 million. Its shares were trading within the range of $11.40-$12.55.