U.S. markets closed down but see why these stocks are some of the most actively traded after hours.
1) Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR): Shares are down $13.47, or 23.65%, to $43.48 after cutting its Q4 outlook for earnings. Its popular movie-rental kiosk, Redbox, was hurt because of the delay they must now have on new movie releases.
2) Sealy Corp. (NYSE:ZZ): Shares are trading down $0.17, or 5.69%, on news of Q4 loss from an income-tax provision expense. Sales and margin grew but the previously mentioned expense along with discontinued European and Brazilian operations pushed ZZ over to a loss.
3) Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:SHFL): Shares are down 5.01% after-hours to $11 per share after announcing a fall in earnings of 9.1% because of legal-settlement charges.
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