Following another day of losses in regular trading, investors were taking it easy after the close Monday, but that didn't stop them from making big winners and losers out of a few select stocks.
Volume was on the light side. In the first hour of extended trading, around 1.8 million shares changed hands among the top-20 volume movers on the Instinet platform.
was the most active stock, gaining 3% to $2.42 on the heels of a 28% loss in regular action.
Business-to-business software maker
was among the top percentage gainers, trading up 8.7% to $21.19. After the close, the company posted stronger-than-expected quarterly results and offered optimistic guidance for the rest of the year. Integrated circuits maker
was up 6.4% to $9.20 following its quarterly report.
, a provider of broadband access systems, was plunging 19.7% to $3.95 as investors punished the company for its lowered second-quarter guidance.
slid 5.3% to $28.75 on news its first-quarter profits plunged from the year-ago period.
Technology names were making up the majority of the stocks on the list of most active issues.
was up 0.4%, and
was off 0.1%, and
was tacking on 0.1%, and
was better by 0.3%. The
Nasdaq 100 Unit Trust