Keurig Green Mountain–The maker of single-serve brewing systems announced a 9 percent price increase for its pods and bulk coffee products, effective November 3.
Cisco Systems—The networking equipment maker reported fiscal fourth quarter profitof 55 cents per share, excluding certain items, two cents above estimates. Revenue was also above consensus, but the company also announced current quarter revenue would be flat to slightly higher, and said it would cut 6,000 jobs or eight percent of its workforce.
Amgen–Amgen said its Kyprolis drug did not improve survival rates in a trial of patients suffering from advanced multiple myeloma. The biotech giant also said the trial showed an increase in negative effects affecting kidney function compared to a control group.
Noodles & Co–Noodles missed estimates by two cents with second quarter earnings of 12 cents per share, excluding certain items, with revenue also falling below analyst forecasts. The restaurant chain cut its full-year outlook, although it did say it had a "solid finish" to the second quarter and a positive start to the current quarter.
Overstock.com—Chief executive officer Patrick Byrne told Reuters the online retailer's acceptance of Bitcoin will add four cents per share to its earnings for 2014.
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals–Tekmira said it was discussing options for distributing its experimental Ebola treatment with various governments around the world, noting the difficulties that stem from its status as a yet-to-be-approved drug.
UPS, FedEx–The two companies have received licenses that allow the companies to extend their express package services to new cities in China.
General Electric–GE is in talks with Sweden's Electrolux and consumer product development startup Quirky to sell its household appliances business, according to Bloomberg. The business could reportedly bring in as much as $2 billion.
Avago Technologies—Avago sold its Axxia Networking Business to Intel in a $650 million cash deal. Axxia was part of LSI, which Avago bought late last year.
Burger King Worldwide–The fast food giant is dropping its lower calorie "Satisfries," which were not a hit with customers since their introduction less than a year ago.
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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