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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp, Inc.(ADR) (NYSE:SMFG) shares jumped 2.49% to $8.22. The 52 week trading range for the company is $5.55 - $8.39. The company is engaged in the financial services-related business. The Banking segment is engaged in the deposit, loan, securities transaction, securities investment, domestic and foreign exchange, bond fiduciary and registration, trust, security investment trust and insurance over-the-counter sales business.
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Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) shares gained 2.47% to $19.93. The company, last month, reported a fourth qyarter profit of $100 million, or 22 cents a share, versus a year-earlier loss of $13 million, or three cents a share. The company recorded an adjusted loss of $86 million versus a loss of $43 million a year earlier. Revenue was down 6.3% to $1.37 billion. Analysts had most recently forecast an adjusted loss of five cents a share on $2.81 billion in revenue.
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LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) shares increased 2.45% and closed at $8.77. The company, on Feb. 6, announced that for the first quarter of 2013, it expects net sales to increase by about 10% compared to the first quarter of 2012 and Net loss per share to be in the range of $0.07 to $0.09. The Company reported revenue of $72.01 in the first quarter of 2012. Analysts were expecting the Company to report revenue of $75.5 million and EPS of $(0.12) for the first quarter of 2013.
Additionally, the company, on Feb. 5, announced the release of interactive eBooks from Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines, as part of LeapFrog's new third-party developer program for its award-winning platforms.
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QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) shares jumped 1.99% and closed at $31.24. QEP’s stock was downgraded by Jefferies Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Feb. 21. They currently have a $34.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $46.00.
Additionally, the company announced its earnings results on Feb. 19. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. Analysts expect that QEP Resources will post $1.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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