Investors were taking some profits after the close Wednesday, but most of the big tech issues with
massive run-ups in regular trading were staying close to their 4 p.m. EDT closing levels.
, whose earnings report after the close Tuesday fueled huge gains for the
Dow Jones Industrial Average and the
Nasdaq, was slipping 0.9% to $16.12. In regular trading, Cisco rose 24% to $16.27.
Other widely held tech names were giving back a few pennies.
was down 0.3% to $6.87.
was losing 0.2%, and
was lower by 0.4%.
was off 0.7%, and
was inching down 0.5%.
were flat. The
Nasdaq 100 Unit Trust
was tacking on 0.1% to $31.79, and
was better by 0.4% to $11.45.
was the most active stock on Instinet, and the shares were adding 0.2% to $28.95. Overall, volume was moderate. In the first 90 minutes of trading, around 3.3 million shares changed hands among the top-20 volume leaders.
, the digital animation studio, was rising 7% to $44.01 after the company easily topped analysts' estimates for the latest quarter. The big winner was
after the company and partner
received approval from the
Food and Drug Administration
to market an anticancer product. NaPro was higher by 73% to $9.50 after the news came out.