Take-Two Interactive Software
was among the winners of a mixed after-hours trading session Monday.
The New York-based video-game publisher gained 2.9% to $16.20 on a
fiscal third-quarter loss of $58.5 million, or 81 cents a share. Last year the company lost $1.29 a share. That misses analysts' estimates by a penny a share, per Thomson Financial, but the company also issued in-line earnings guidance for fiscal 2008.
Among the postclose losers was
. Shares shed 8.6% to $14, after the Las Vegas gambling-equipment maker said it earned 8 cents a share. That's a 12-cents-a-share slide from last year, and a nickel short of the consensus estimate. The company reported revenue of $45.1 million, which missed projections by a hair.
, a Californian-based biotech company, gave up 5.9% after agreeing to sell 7 million of its shares in a public offering. Sole underwriter Goldman Sachs has an option to buy 1.05 million additional shares. Exelixis stock was down 66 cents to $10.50.
Beazer Homes USA
tripped on word it received a "purported" default notice from the U.S. Bank National Association, the trustee governing certain of the company's convertible senior bonds.
Beazer believes the notice is "invalid and without merit, as are the other notices of default previously delivered by the trustee." It has filed for injunctive relief in U.S. District Court. Shares of the Atlanta-based homebuilder sank 19 cents, or 2%, to $9.26.