EPL Oil & Gas - Shares of the energy company fell 6.7 percent after it reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results.
Ralph Lauren - The clothing brand declined 0.7 percent after Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to buy from neutral.
Career Education - The for-profit educator jumped 14 percent after its fourth-quarter loss narrowed as it cut costs.
ITT Educational Services - Shares dropped for the second session after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against the for-profit educator related to its credit practices.
WPP - The advertising firm fell 3.5 percent after it lowered its 2014 profit outlook.
Cypress Semiconductor - The technology company slid 4.4 percent after Pacific Crest downgraded the stock to sector perform from outperform.
Care.com - The online marketplace for managing family care rose 3.9 percent, rebounding from its 15 percent decline on Wednesday, after JP Morgan upgraded its shares to outperform.
YRC Worldwide - The trucking company rose nearly 13 percent after it reported swinging to a to a profit in the fourth quarter.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International - The Canadian drug developer rose 1.5 percent after reporting a fourth-quarter profit.
Ocwen Financial - The mortgage servicer gained 2.8 percent after reporting fourth quarter results.
Walter Investment Management - Shares dropped 9.8 percent after the provider of services to the residential mortgage industry reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings.
Verizon Communications - The telecommunications company climbed 2.5 percent after Morgan Stanley resumed its overweight rating.
Catamaran - The pharmacy benefit manager declined 13 percent after projecting full-year profit below expectations.
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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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