Salesforce, Slack, Field, and extra
People wear protective face masks in front of Salesforce Tower as the city resumes Phase 4 of its reopening after restrictions were imposed in New York City on September 22, 2020 to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Check out the companies that are making headlines after the bell:
Salesforce – The software company’s shares fell more than 3% after close of trading Tuesday after Salesforce announced it would acquire the Slack messaging platform for $ 27.7 billion. In other countries, Salesforce exceeded its income statement for its quarterly results. The company reported earnings of $ 1.74 per share on sales of $ 5.42 billion. According to Refinitiv, analysts forecast earnings of 75 cents per share on sales of 5.25 billion US dollars.
Slack – Slack’s shares rose slightly in expanded trading on Tuesday after reporting a cent per share gain, compared to the 4 cents per share loss expected on the street, according to Refinitiv. Revenue was $ 234 million, up over the estimated $ 225 million.
HP Enterprise – HP Enterprise shares fell nearly 1% after the bell on Tuesday, despite better-than-expected quarterly results. The company reported earnings of 37 cents per share, beating estimates by 3 cents, according to Refinitiv. Revenue was $ 7.21 billion, up from the forecast of $ 6.88 billion. Hewlett Packard Enterprise moves its headquarters to Houston, Texas.
Box – The cloud and internet company was down more than 6% in expanded trade despite beating its quarterly and earnings numbers for its quarterly results. Box made 20 cents a share on sales of $ 196 million. According to Refinitiv, Wall Street is forecasting earnings of 15 cents per share on sales of $ 194 million.
NetApp – NetApp shares rose more than 3% after close of trading Tuesday after reporting gains that exceeded Wall Street estimates. NetApp posted earnings of $ 1.05 per share compared to an estimated 73 centers per share. Revenue also exceeded expectations of $ 680.9 million and was $ 749.0 million.