Even though investors had plenty of news to digest after the close Tuesday the extended session wasn't seeing heavy trading, but that didn't stop several big name winners and losers from emerging.
were among the most active stocks after the bell following news that a Delaware
judge ruled that the deal
can go through, thwarting Walter Hewlett's attempt to stop the union. H-P was down 1.4% to $16.86, but Compaq was climbing 3.4% to $14.69.
was the big winner, trading up 32% to $3.05 after the company posted quarterly earnings that easily beat estimates.
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was climbing 8.2% to $8.87 after it topped the consensus bottom line forecast even as revenue fell.
Among the declining issues,
was falling 24% to $6.80 on the heels of the company's quarterly loss and warning that more red ink is coming.
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was lower by 12% to $6 after the company said its fourth-quarter report will be delayed while its new auditors go over its results.
was off almost 7% to $3.15, thanks to the revelation that third-quarter revenue will fall short of analysts' expectations.
Widely held shares, mostly tech stocks, were taking up the majority of the slots on the Instinet volume leader board. The
Nasdaq 100 Unit Trust
was the most active issue, tacking on 0.1% to $31.75.
was down 2% to $2.43, and
was gaining 1.1% to $18.65.
was up 0.5%, and
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was ahead by 0.3%.
was up 0.4%, while
inched down 0.2%.
tacked on 0.2%, and
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Overall, volume was on the light side. In the first two hours of extra trading, around 2.5 million shares changed hands among the 20 most active stocks being swapped on Instinet.