Shares of LeapFrog (LF) are trading down 25% after-hours Monday after the company reported disappointing earnings after the bell. While years ago LeapFrog was considered a cutting edge educational toy company, like many of the company’s over-hyped toys, the stock has been nothing but a disappointment since its IPO in 2002. After peaking above $45 in 2003, the stock is currently trading under 75 cents!
Lately, when it comes to earnings (or losses) for LF one thing you can count on is that the report will be a disappointment to the market. The table below is from our Interactive Earnings Database, and it shows how LeapFrog’s stock has reacted to earnings following its last ten earnings reports. There is a lot of red. As shown in the yellow highlighted area, the stock has gapped lower following each of its last ten earnings reports. Ten negative gaps in reaction to earnings in a row is extremely rare, and at the opening bell tomorrow, it will likely go to eleven.