Deutsche Bank Shares Rise After Shakeup

ENLARGE Deutsche Bank managers held meetings and conference calls with employees in London, New York and Frankfurt, above. Photo: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg News By Jenny Strasburg and Jenny Strasburg The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @jennystrasburg Google+ [email protected] Juliet Samuel Juliet Samuel The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @CitySamuel [email protected] Oct. 19, 2015 1:46 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Deutsche Bank AG DB 2.48 % employees and investors on Monday positively graded the lender’s management and organizational overhaul, saying they welcomed clarity on how businesses will be judged going forward. They also said next week will be crucial to understanding Deutsche Bank’s

Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle, Kroger are stocks to watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are BlackBerry Ltd., Oracle Corp., and Kroger Co.

BlackBerry BBRY, -2.34% BB, -1.71%  is projected to report a loss of 27 cents a share in the first quarter, according to a consensus survey by FactSet. The Canadian smartphone company on Wednesday announced a partnership with Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +1.48%  to access Amazon’s Appstore to provide more games, apps and music to BlackBerry users.

Oracle ORCL, -0.48%  is forecast to post fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of 95 cents a share. Analysts at Wedbush reiterated the stock’s neutral rating and target price of $ 40 on Wednesday. “At current levels,we see ORCL as fairly valued, with upside and downside risks roughly balanced,” analyst Steve Koenig said in his report.

Kroger KR, +1.19%  is expected to report first-quarter earnings of $ 1.05 a share.

Rite-Aid Corp. RAD, +0.16%  is likely to report first-quarter earnings of 4 cents a share.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. SWHC, -0.59%  is projected to post earnings of 39 cents a share in the fourth quarter.

Pier 1 Imports Inc. PIR, -1.30%  is likely to post earnings of 20 cents a share in the fourth quarter.

After Wednesday’s closing bell, Jabil Circuit Inc. JBL, -0.60%  reported third-quarter earnings rose to $ 188.3 million, or 93 cents a share, from $ 50.1 million, or 24 cents a share, a year ago. On an adjusted basis, Jabil earned 6 cents a share, beating analysts’ average estimate of 9 cents a share loss. Jabil shares came off of earlier highs to trade up 1.6%. Shares of Jabil rose 1.5% in after-hours trading.

Red Hat Inc. RHT, -0.10%  shares gained 3.6% in after hours after the software company reported first-quarter earnings of $ 37.8 million, or 20 cents a share, compared with $ 40.4 million, or 21 cents a share, a year ago. Excluding charges, it earned 34 cents a share, slightly ahead of analysts’ forecast of 33 cents a share.

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