Hot Stocks: Universal Forest Products (NASDAQ:UFPI), SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Universal Forest Products (NASDAQ:UFPI) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.02. Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) stock performance was 2.37% in last session and finished the day at $54.20. Traded volume was 123,092.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 107.98K shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.54. Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) insider ownership is 1.90%.

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $1.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.19,Stock Ratings News reports. The company had revenue of $1.51 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.49 billion. SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) rose 0.68 percent to $75.85 Wednesday on volume of 5.06million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $74.82 to $77.50. SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) has a market capitalization of $17.10billion.

Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Wednesday reported a 59% jump in earnings in its latest quarter, as the Milwaukee-area water technology company rebounded from an unusually weak quarter a year earlier. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI)’s stock on Apr 16, 2014 reported a increase of 1.28% to the closing price of $53.19. Its fifty two weeks range is $41.88 -$56.96. The total market capitalization recorded $766.40million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 35,986.00million shares. In its share capital, BMI has 14.41million outstanding shares.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet’s most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst projections. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Class A stock shed $17.10, or 3 percent, to $546.80 in extended trading. On Wednesday, shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) advanced 3.75% to close the day at $556.54.