The Night Watch: Healtheon Rises After Matching Estimates

Volume is fairly light in the extended session following a worried regular trading day.
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Kmart

(KM)

was the volume leader and

Healtheon/WebMD

(HLTH)

was among the biggest percentage gainers in a fairly tame extended session Monday.

On a day in which the major averages ended mixed after being rattled early by a plane crash near New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, after-hours traders seemed to be taking a bit of a breather. About 1.4 million shares changed hands on Instinet in the first half-hour of the extra session.

Kmart was inching up 0.2% to $6.17.

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

was the second-most-active stock but was unchanged from the 4 p.m. EST close at $19.26.

The

Nasdaq 100 Tracking Stock

(QQQ) - Get Report

was also active but remained flat at $38.

Sun Micro

(SUNW) - Get Report

was adding 0.2% to $12.76,

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

was unchanged at $65.80, and

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

was slipping 0.1% to $28.35.

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

was off 0.3% to $9.60. Several networkers enjoyed strong sessions after

Ciena

(CIEN) - Get Report

said its results would be in line or slightly better than what analysts' are expecting for the fourth quarter.

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

lost 0.1% to $15.38.

Healtheon/WebMD was one of the biggest winners after hours, gaining 4.1% to $5.10. After the close, the company posted a third-quarter loss, excluding items, of 5 cents a share, matching Wall Street's estimates.

Intersil

(ISIL)

was among the top losers, giving back 3.1% to $38.75, after gaining 5.5% in regular action. Before the market opened, Intersil said Intel would use the company's Prism chipset in an upcoming product.