was getting killed in the extended session on news that it will miss already lowered earnings estimates for the fiscal second quarter. Shares were off 33.4% to $7.30 after the company said it expects to post a loss of 14 cents to 16 cents a share, excluding various charges and gains.
was also hurting, falling 9.4%, to $5.10.
About 20 minutes before the closing bell
financial chief, John Connors, reaffirmed the company's fiscal 2002 guidance. The stock ended the regular session up 2.9%, but the extended session wasn't as kind, as Microsoft dropped 0.1%, to $57.70.
, which lost 1.1% in regular session Nasdaq trading on Wednesday, was running in the extended session, gaining 6.3%, to $6.54. The run up followed the company's announcement that Topiglan, a topical drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, achieved statistically significant benefits in a recently completed Phase 3 clinical trial.
was getting a rise out of news that its same store sales rose 9.7% for the month of August. Shares were up 4.5%, to $34.50.
, down 4.8%, to $42.90, and
, off 7.9%, to $5, were among the biggest losers on Instinet.
was the top volume mover on the Instinet chart and was off 0.1%, to $27.45.
was down 0.4%,
was up 0.3%,
gained 0.7%, and
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