The Night Watch: Halliburton Gets a Few Cents Back

The oilfield services company tries to recover from a brutal regular session.
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was the leading volume mover in after-hours Instinet trading, and the oilfield services outfit managed to reclaim a few pennies after the company's shares were shredded in regular trading.

Shares of Halliburton were gaining 4.6% to $12.55 after the

4 p.m. EST close on the

New York Stock Exchange. In regular activity, Halliburton plunged 42.5% to $12 after a

jury ordered it to pay $30 million in an asbestos suit. The shares are near their 10-year low.

Overall, volume was fairly light but not unlike most Fridays. In the first hour of Instinet late trading, around 2 million shares changed hands among the top 20 volume movers on the platform.

Sun Micro

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was off 0.2% to $13.36 in extra trading, while


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, which on Thursday raised its

fourth-quarter revenue guidance, was inching up 0.1% to $33.26.

JDS Uniphase


was slipping 0.4% to $10.49, and


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was flat at $67.80.


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was unchanged at $21.16.


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was also on the list of most active stocks, trading up 0.1% to $57.


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was giving back 0.1% at $15.90.