was the volume leader in after-hours trading Tuesday, and several widely held tech stocks ticked higher
following a regular session in which
Nasdaq stocks were punished.
Shares of Yahoo! were ahead by 0.5% to $18.51.
was up 0.8% at $16.06, and
was tacking on 0.3% at $10.99.
was off 0.1% to $18.05, and
was unchanged at $31.70.
, which lost 60% of its value in regular trading after
filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, was gaining 7.2% to 74 cents in the extended session.
, which is now under the
scrutiny of the Congress because of the company's handling of its cancer drug Erbitux, was adding 0.5% to $19.25.
was climbing 3.9% to $40.10 after reporting second-quarter earnings before items of 13 cents a share. On that basis, the company topped estimates by 4 cents. Including items, the company lost 35 cents, reversing a profit of 25 cents in the year-ago period.
was one of the late session's biggest winners, jumping 4.6% to $13.04. Following the close, the company posted quarterly earnings of 13 cents a share, before items, surpassing expectations by 2 cents.
was gaining 4.2% to $30.52 after posting fourth-quarter earnings, excluding items of 14 cents a share, beating estimates by 2 cents. Including items, the company earned 18 cents.
was dropping in late trading after the company said its fourth-quarter financial results would fall short of its previous targets. The stock was losing 18% to $20.95 on Instinet.