Stocks In News: Body Central Corp (NASDAQ:BODY), Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ADR)(NYSEAMEX:SSN), Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW)
Body Central Corp (NASDAQ:BODY) shares plunged 32.27% to $8.10. The company on August 1 announced financial results for the second quarter of 2013. Net revenues for the quarter decreased 5.3% to $75.1 million, compared to $79.4 million for the second quarter of 2012. The net loss was $12.8 million, or ($0.78) per diluted share based on 16.3 million weighted average shares outstanding.
Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ADR)(NYSEAMEX:SSN) shares declined 25.29% to $0.650. The company, on August 1, provides an operational advisory and advice on the status of the Roosevelt sale. As previously advised, on June 21, 3013, Samson entered into a binding agreement to sell its interest in the Roosevelt project in Montana. The agreement required the sale to close on or before July 31st. While the Buyer did not advise Samson of any title or environmental problems during or after the due diligence period, the Buyer did not proceed to close the transaction as scheduled and has requested an extension of time until August 15, 2013.
Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) shares plummeted 21.90% to $11.09 in the morning hour. The company on August 2 reported sales and earnings for the second quarter of 2013. Net sales for the three months ended June 30, 2013 decreased approximately 32% to $211.7 million from $309.5 million for the comparable prior year period. Blyth’s operating profit for the second quarter was $1.2 million this year versus $17.8 million last year, largely driven by the decline in sales.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) stock dropped 19.22% to $37.99. The company on August 2 said it expects recruitment trends to deteriorate through the year as customers increasingly turn to free apps and electronic monitors.
Additionally, the company issued its quarterly earnings data on August 1. The company reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $465.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $459.34 million.