MARKET PULSE-Green Mountain Coffee, Cliffs Natural, Abercrombie & Fitch
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.15 percent at 15,902, S&P 500 futures were up 0.18 percent at 1,782.9 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.28 percent at 3,376.
** GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS INC, Wednesday close $61.83, up 4.7 pct premarket
The K-cup coffee pods maker said it expected stronger revenue in the second half of its fiscal 2014 as it converts unlicensed coffee pod makers to licensed partners. The company, however, gave a cautious current-quarter forecast, citing a transition to a new brewing system and weakness in U.S. consumer spending.
** VOXELJET AG, Wednesday close $39.21, down 4 pct premarket
Shares of voxeljet continued their fall after a 26 percent plunge on Wednesday after short-seller Citron Research questioned the 3D printer maker's quarterly results. In a report on Wednesday, Citron said the Germany based company provided loans to customers to generate sales and avoid posting a loss in its first results as a public company.
Voxeljet shares closed 44 percent higher on its debut.
** ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO, Wednesday close $34.99, down 2 pct premarket Continued...