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Tuesday's Late Winners & Losers

Thornburg Mortgage bounces back.

Stocks were mixed on a trickle of news after the bell Tuesday, and among the winners was

Thornburg Mortgage

(TMA)

.

Shares shot up 25.9% to recoup some of today's hefty regular-session losses after president Larry Goldstone said on

CNBC

that the Santa Fe, N.M., mortgage-investment firm has "no intention" of filing for bankruptcy and has "been able to meet all of

its obligations." Shares gained $1.97 to $9.58 in recent after-hours trading.

Juniper Networks

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, a networking-equipment maker based in Sunnyvale, Calif., ticked up 0.8% to $31.86 after announcing the hiring of Robyn Denholm, a former senior VP at

Sun Microsystems

, as chief financial officer.

Alcoa

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added 0.6% to $35.05 after Carl Icahn reported taking a 3.5 million-share stake in the aluminum concern, along with a number of other stocks. Icahn also upped his stake in

Motorola

(MOT)

nearly sixfold to 55.3 million shares. The wireless-products maker moved substantially higher before pulling back to a nickel gain at $16.56.

On the flip side,

Agilent Technologies

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lost 11.9% after adjusted fiscal third-quarter earnings, at 48 cents a share, missed Thomson Financial's estimates by a penny. Revenue totaled $1.37 billion to come in just shy of the mean. Shares of the Santa Clara, Calif., company, which makes bioanalytical- and electronic-measurement products, were off $4.33 to $32.

Semiconductor maker

Applied Materials

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, also based in Santa Clara, Calif., said its fiscal third-quarter profit

slipped to $473.5 million from $512 million last year. New orders slid 14% from last year to $2.28 billion. Even though per-share income eked out a 2-cent EPS beat, shares gave up 83 cents, or 3.9%, to $20.41.