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Extended trading was fairly quiet Thursday following a day in which the major stock averages gave back some of their big gains from the prior session.



was among the volume leaders, trading down 0.5% to $2 following word that Moody's cut the company's debt to junk status.

Other widely held technology names were near the flatline.



was up 0.6% to $28.40, and



was inching ahead 0.3% to $52.28.

Sun Micro


was adding 0.4% to $6.70, and



was flat.



was up 0.7% to $8.54, while



and the

Nasdaq 100 Unit Trust


were unchanged.

Among the stocks with news after the close,

Electronic Arts


was one of the few winners. The video gamemaker was gaining 5.8% to $62.25. After the bell, the company reported a fourth-quarter profit that came in well ahead of analysts' expectations.

Several newsmakers were sliding following the end of regular action.

Western Wireless


was dropping almost 14% to $4.90 after the company posted a loss in the latest quarter.

Protein Design


was losing 5.7% to $11.60 after it took down its guidance for the full year, and

Plato Learning


shed 13% to $11.50 on word second-quarter results will fall short of analysts' expectations.