The Night Watch: Big Tech Stays Flat in Light Trading

A few well-known issues draw buyers after the close. DoubleClick and Nextel are higher.
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Familiar faces again made up the Instinet most-actives list after the close of regular trading Tuesday, but big moves were few and far between as volume was light in the extended session

CryoLife

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, a developer of cryopreserved and tissue-engineered implantable heart valves and other products, was the most active stock on the Instinet platform in the after-hours session, but the issue remained flat at $31.41.

The

Nasdaq 100 Tracking Stock

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was off 0.1% at $33.32.

Nextel

(NXTL)

was up 1.5% to $7.94.

Oracle

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was also among the most active, slipping 0.1% to $13.49.

Dell

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, which had its estimates cut by Merrill Lynch before the bell, was flat at $23.23, after falling 3.5% in regular action.

Sun Micro

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was down 0.9% to $9.45.

Enron

(ENE)

, which has been tracking sharply lower for two weeks, inched up 0.3% to $11.19.

Intel

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was flat at $23.49.

Sonus Pharmaceuticals

(SNUS)

was the biggest percentage gainer, rising 15.8% to $5.50, but volume was extremely light.

DoubleClick

(DCLK)

climbed 2.4% to $7.39.

Overall, trading was subdued, as just under 1.7 million shares changed hands on Instinet in the first 45 minutes of extended action.