Netflix— Investor Carl Icahn sold about half of his stake in the video service. Icahn still holds about 4.5 percent of Netflix, but decided to sell some shares after they more than quintupled since his original purchase at $58 per share.
Amgen - The pharmaceutical giant posted earnings of $1.94 a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $4.75 billion, breezing past expectations for $1.77 a share on sales of $4.60 billion. In addition, the company raised the lower-end of its earnings guidance in full-year by a nickel. Shares rallied in extended-hours trading.
Broadcom - The semiconductor company reported earnings of 76 cents a share, ex-items, on revenue of $2.15 billion, exceeding Wall Street expectations for 69 cents a share on sales of $2.13 billion. Still, shares tumbled in extended-hours trading.
Cree - The semiconductor LED materials manufacturer posted earnings of 39 cents a share, in line with expectations, while revenue missed estimates by $1 million at $391 million. Meanwhile, the company handed in current-quarter revenue guidance that disappointed Wall Street analysts, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
Juniper Networks - The networking equipment manufacturer reported earnings of 33 cents a share on revenue of $1.19 billion, edging past forecasts for 31 cents a share on sales of $1.17 billion. But the company handed in current-quarter revenue guidance that fell slightly short of estimates, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
Panera Bread - The fast-casual restaurant chain reported earnings of $1.48 a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $572 million, versus estimates for $1.35 a share on sales of $584 million. In addition, the company lowered its current-quarter earnings guidance. Shares slid in extended-hours trading.
Apollo Group - The for-profit education company reported earnings of 55 cents a share, excluding-items, on revenue of $845 million blowing past expectations for 25 cents a share on sales of $824 million. Shares jumped in extended-hours trading.
Caterpillar – The construction and mining giant reported third quarter profit of $1.45 per share, missing estimates by 21 cents. The company also cut its full year revenue forecast, with CEO Doug Olberhelman calling this year "difficult", especially in Caterpillar's mining-related business.
Boeing – The jet maker reported third quarter profit of $1.80 per share, 25 cents above estimates, with revenue beating forecasts as well. Boeing also raised its full year forecast, and upped its production scheduled for the Dreamliner to 12 per month from 10 per month by 2016.
Motorola Solutions – The telecom equipment provider reported third quarter profit of $1.32 per share, excluding certain items, 30 cents above estimates, helped in part by significantly lower tax rates.
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