A mix of news across various sectors sent stocks mainly lower after hours on Monday, and among those losing ground was
, which was down 1.9% at $36.78.
Shareholders of the auto-parts maker
rejected a buyout offer from
American Real Estate Partners
, an affiliate of investor Carl Icahn.
took an after-hours hit Monday after the disclosure that its chief accounting officer, William Dewes, is resigning. The resignation, which is effective July 18, is "for personal reasons and does not involve any controversy or disagreement with the company regarding the company's financial reporting or accounting policies, practices or principles," Salesforce said in a regulatory filing. Salesforce.com was 4.4% lower at $42.20.
Health Care REIT
slumped 3.5% on news the real estate company will offer $350 million in notes, which will be convertible into a combination of cash and common stock. Proceeds from the offering will be used to buy more properties. Shares were $1.40 lower at $39.
slumped after the fitness company reported second-quarter earnings of $1.1 million, or 4 cents a share, compared with $1.7 million, or 5 cents a share, in the second quarter of 2006. Net sales were $117.1 million, down from $137.6 million last year. Nautilus said it expects earnings of 20 cents to 30 cents a share on net sales of $350 million to $380 million in the second half of 2007. Shares were down 13.8% at $10.29 in recent after-hours trading.
On the winning side, however, was
Rohm & Haas
( ROH), which surged in after-hours trading after the basic materials company approved a $2 billion share-buyback plan that will be implemented in two $1 billion stages. Shares were trading up 4% at $57.43.