Stock futures were pointing to a slightly lower opening despite better-than-expected weekly initial jobless claims number of 435,000.
Here are some early-market movers for Wednesday.
VCG Holding Corp (NASDAQ: VCGH)
The adult nightclub operator will be taken private by its CEO and COO for $2.25 per share sending shares up 17.2% in pre-market trading.
SMART Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: SMT)
The interactive technology company posted a 22% drop in earnings for the second quarter late Tuesday reporting adjusted earnings of 33 cents per share on revenue of $222.7 million. Shares fell 20.5% in pre-market trading Wednesday.
A123 Systems Inc (NASDAQ: AONE)
Shares of the lithium-ion battery manufacturer fell 10.9% in pre-market trading after posting a larger than expected third-quarter loss late Tuesday which fell short of expectations.
The company reported a loss of 43 cents per share while analysts had estimated a loss of 30 cents per share.
Grand Canyon Education Incorporated (NASDAQ: LOPE)
The online education company missed third-quarter estimates reporting earnings of 28 cents per share on revenue of $98.9 million late Tuesday.
Analysts had estimated earnings of 29 cents per share and revenue of $102.3 million. Shares slipped 9.5% in pre-market trading Wednesday.
Invesco LTD (NYSE: INV)
The money manager announced that Morgan Stanley plans to sell its stake in the company, which sent shares down 6.5% in pre-market trading.
Weight Watchers International Inc (NYSE: WTW)
Shares of the weight management services company lost 4.2% in pre-market trading Wednesday after posting third-quarter results after Tuesday’s close which missed expectations.
The company reported earnings of 59 cents per share while the Street had been looking for 64 cents per share.