Apr 23 - What history and options trading tells us about the moves of shares of Apple and Netflix after earnings.
Apple's stock to be in for a lot of movement when the company reports its earnings after the bell that'll depend on how does vs forecast. The consensus forecast for profit. Is ten bucks a share for revenue 42 point three billion. But that's this hillside -- meaning Wall Street analysts. -- gene Munster pipers that Jaffray serving the blind side those institutional investors it moved markets he's -- -- -- less optimistic than analysts on the street. Here's what they're looking for on the key metrics sales of 35 million iphones one and a half million fewer than street. Gross margin of 38%. Half a percentage point below analysts' barges and peaked at 47 point 4% last year. As for how to stop might move bespoke investment found that apple averages a decline of three point 6% the next day one and mrs. And a gain of 2.3 percent when he beats. We'll get set for some big moves up or down options pricing suggests the stock will roughly seven and a half percent by April 26. And consider what happened in the January quarter -- revenues missed forecasts the stock fell 12% the next day. Head of its results Apple's bouncing back above the 400 dollar mark up nearly 2%. Not even there apple moves as much as 7% won't come close to the recent moves of Netflix on the first trading day after it is put out earnings. The stock up nearly 24%. Today. It is made similarly large but as the previous seven quarters from a 42% jump after results for the fourth quarter of 2012. To a 33% drop following results for the third quarter of 2011. The smallest move. A 5% fall after numbers came out for the second quarter when he allowed. The stock is on a roll now up 135%. And 2013. The best performer in the S&P 500. Netflix says it added more than two million subscribers in the US in the last quarter. It now has more than 29 million customers in the US sports eight dollar a month streaming service. It released its first original series house of cards starring Kevin Spacey in February to critical acclaim and view replies. Story inspiring time our look at movers sorting is Veeco Instruments the chip equipment makers and it was booking rush orders from some of its customers. That would reduce excess supply shares up about 17%. And sputtering Walt Harris semiconductors the chipmaker posted quarterly revenue and profit that missed forecasts and shares down 3%. That's kept putting this Tuesday remembering you can follow us on Twitter RT artists equity I'm Fred Katayama and this is --